The other day while walking the dog during a mild snow storm I was making my way back home and saw an older RAV4 in a ditch on the side of the road. Walked up and they apparently parked for a second and it slid into the ditch from being to close to the edge. (I think they were being wreckless and too embarrassed to admit it ) The left rear tire was about 12" OFF the ground and passenger front was buried in snow.
Anyways, I've ALWAYS wanted to pull somebody out of ditch (seems stupid, but whatever I'm weird like that) so I was like "I got an AWD wagon, give me 15 minutes and I'll be back" (the one guy looked at me like, "yeah right, that won't work"). Went home, grabbed the come-along, and went back. Backed up to them, attached the cable hooks, put it in 1st (auto), and let it roll. Despite the road was covered in ice and snow, It pulled them out like nothing was even attached and didn't even break traction. The one guy pointed at a house 100' away (where a black, Toyota Tacoma 4x4 with full tow package was parked) and said they knocked on the door and asked the guy if he'd pull them out. The guy's response was "they were too stuck and he wouldn't be able to get them out". I just shook my head, then waived at the guy's house as he was watching. How embarrassing a 95' Legacy Wagon showed him up And if you were paying attention, They were both Toyota. I got a kick out it and the come-along is a permanent fixture with the tools in the hatch now.
Edited by Bushwick, 25 January 2014 - 05:20 AM.