I've never had my Tacoma really stuck, but I stuck my first truck pretty bad one time, at home in Alaska. I had an '83 GMC Sierra 1/2-ton 6.2L diesel, reg cab longbed, 4x4. I missed a turnoff on the way to a car show and decided to turn around in a dirt cul de sac that wac cut into some trees. The ground was completely dry except for one puddle in the far end.
I was barely into the cul de sac, about 40 feet off the road, and starting my turn when the front of the truck dropped off an edge and my motion came to a violent halt. I put the truck in reverse and tried to back out of the hole, but that accomplished nothing, as I was in 2WD.
I jumped out, onto dry and solid ground, and surveyed the problem. The front tires were not in sight, the front bumper was resting on dry ground on the other edge of the pit, the frame was touching the ground right under the cab, and the rear driveshaft was touching the ground.
I dug through the extremely dense mud to get to my hubs and lock them in, then I climbed back into the truck and tried to back out in 4WD, to no avail. After some rocking back and forth, I started to loosen the hold of the mud, but was still far from getting out as there was a 2-3 foot ledge in front of and behind each front tire.
At that point, I knew I wasn't going to be getting out easily, so I went to the road to try and wave down some help. A 1/2-ton Chevy ex cab stopped by to lend a hand, and he could not even budge the truck with a heavy tow strap and me getting on the gas hard in reverse.
Then a dually, Cummins Ram stopped and gave his best. He got the truck to move a little bit, but I was still not coming out.
He and I called a tow truck, asked for the biggest thing they had, and he got out of the way to watch the show.
A Short while later, a huge wrecker showed up; it was basically a semi with recovery equipment. He hooked up his winch, I put the truck in neutral, and he started to wind it in. The front of his truck started to lift and the whole rig started to slide towards my truck, so he ended up putting his front winch on a big tree in front of him. Then he used his boom/winch to get a better angle on my truck and lift it while winching. Finally, with the ass-end of my truck about 4-feet off the ground, the winch started making headway. $120 for the tow truck recovery and I was out of the mud and on asphalt.
After that, I limped the truck down to a car wash to get must have been 200 pounds of mud out of the engine, front suspension, and undercarriage. Once the truck was mostly clean, I started to drive to a gas station, but the front was grinding heavily and the brakes were almost non-existent. I quickly found a tire shop that does service and stopped in to get some help. I was about 40 minutes from home, so there was no way I was driving this highly dangerous truck home.
The short of that part of the story is that I had to have the front wheel bearings, front rotors, and front inner and outer axle seals replaced. The rear received new drums and seals, as they were packed with mud and gravel, which I couldn't see until I got under the truck and looked.
All summed up, the tow cost $120, the repairs cost $1,100, and I ended up learning a strange lesson, I guess, as to not trust dry dirt on a sunny day when in unfamiliary territory.
Oh, and on the work order, it describes the reason for repairs being that the truck was "submerged in mud." I still have that work order for an occasional laugh and reminder.
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