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Who needs a roll cage when you have this!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by zakk, Mar 25, 2003.

  1. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    man must have be one hell of a ride.those trucks are just about bomb proof.
     
  3. 82K5_6.5L

    82K5_6.5L 1/2 ton status

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    WOW..HOW DID HE FLIP OVER A MINE DUMP TRUCK?? WOW..THATS ALL I HAVE TO SAY.. LOOKS COOL THOUGH!
     
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    chevystepside 1/2 ton status

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    the driver must have driven off a ledge. theirs not much if any kind of suspenion on that type of truck
     
  5. BlazerGuy

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    How did they get it back on all fours??.....or did they just leave it there as a planter?
     
  6. Panther

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    Not to spoil the fun, but this circulated a while back and it's photo-chopped. Check out the guy on the right's right leg.


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  7. BlazerGuy

    BlazerGuy 3/4 ton status

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    Not to mention the dude second from the right, his left knee appears to be missing...unless it's wooden... /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  8. ben427

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    Its Not a chop. It happened in an austrailian gold mine. Its a 785B 150 ton cat haul truck. Look at the guy standing next to the cab, on the head board of the truck behind the other guys. thatd be a hell of a good chop. The stripes on the mens leg are austrailian labour code, required on all mine sites by employees. The truck was not righted, it was dissasembled and used for parts. The compontents where houred out so they didnt bother with repairing it .
     
  9. supersize75

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    agreed, the line across his leg is a stripe, it is also at a different angle than the line on the truck.
     
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    It wouldn't be to hard to right that truck. A couple of D9 Cats and some cable.
     
  11. ben427

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    Yeah, it wouldnt be hard, but it was at the end of its working days anyway, so they scrapped it.
     
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    also, if you look at the hanging ladders at the top ( should be bottom of the truck) gravity is pulling them down and back. they naturaly swing and droop in the wind to keep them from getting bent should the driver nudge something.
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    It wouldn't be to hard to right that truck. A couple of D9 Cats and some cable.

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    Thats what my friend Robert said about his suburban when he flopped it on its side... it took 2 K5's, his winch, 2 snapped steel cables, and a 1/2 broken chain to get it back on its feet, and its at only weighs 7500 Lbs.

    -Rich
     
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    Those ladders are made from 1.5 inch cable from the factory and bolted solidly to the front bumper, they are made to flex if the truck hits a rock. My family owns 5 cat trucks, So i know a bit about them.
     
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    I'd take the axles and the tires! just think a little fab work and they would be in! /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    I wonder how full the guys shorts where after tipping that thing over??? /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
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    I bet there was more in his shorts than in the back of the truck /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    I think they were using the bump on the right to get an RTI score /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    you can tell the black guy did it
    look at how he is standing...he looks like hes about to get a new job
     
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    Look between the two in the middle, the guy in the background had me convinced it was not a chop.
     
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    These trucks are huge!! I have seen them on the highways. The get delivered to the job sites on 15 or so different trucks and assembled ON SITE! I would hate to have been in it when it went, But mustsa been a thrill in some way. How often do you flip something like that!!
     

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