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Duramax pulls big FedEx 18 wheeler out of the snow

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by prostreetcamaro, Feb 15, 2007.

  1. prostreetcamaro

    prostreetcamaro Junior Member
    Messages: 9

  2. roblandscape

    roblandscape Senior Member
    from Phila
    Messages: 185

    That is the coolest thing I have seen this year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:bluebounc :bluebounc wesport Nice find. Post that on the ford and dodge topics, see what kind of comments you get.:dizzy:
  3. M&M Services

    M&M Services Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 501

    Last edited: Feb 15, 2007
  4. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,160

    My brother in law used to pull CCX semis around in the snow at the CCX terminal with his '86 Ford diesel all the time. He worked there and if they didn't get the lot plowed out in time the night drivers would get stuck trying to get back in the yard. The Fed Ex video is cool but not really a great feat since the semi is also helping.
  5. Detroitdan

    Detroitdan PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,937

    I pulled a NEMF tractor trailer up a hill and around a corner into a parking lot yesterday, 48 foot trailer empty and a six wheel day cab tractor. He was just sitting there spinning. I hooked a chain and couldn't get any traction, had to beat the bag off of my truck for at least 5 minutes before I got him up over the crest of the hill. Wasn't so much the weight, but uphill on slick wet packed snow. I burned some rubber off my tires, but I wasn't going to give up because the cop didn't think I could do it. I had the 810 on but only about 600 lbs in back. Last week I had 6000 lbs in back, might have had an easier time of it. I wanted to take some pics but I didn't want to stop and waste time while the cop was directing traffic around us.
  6. Frozen001

    Frozen001 Senior Member
    from Rome NY
    Messages: 908

    My thoughts exactly... the pickup did a small portion of the work to get the truck moving... now if the semi were not providing any power to move then that would be impressive...
  7. jvm81

    jvm81 Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 387

    I haven't pulled a semi out or anything that impressive but this past week we had 2 little storms come in with 3-4 inches of snow and 30mph wind. I stopped and pulled out 4 Fords - 2 which were plowing, one off a gravel road and the other out of a ditch. 2 dogde's were stuck up to there grill being stupid thinking they could get through a wind packed drift which just shut them down.
  8. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    thats cool i like it even if the tractor was helping
  9. mayhem

    mayhem PlowSite.com Addict
    from Peru MA
    Messages: 1,016

    Makes me feel kinda dorky for thinking it was cool to pull my neighbor's Rendezvous out of his driveway this morning.
  10. Smokinlbz06

    Smokinlbz06 Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Cool Video......Dmax Power
  11. truck5029

    truck5029 Member
    Messages: 31


    If the truck driver had chain's like they carry out west he would not got stuck
  12. Lee-Way

    Lee-Way Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    x2 smokin

    That is duramax power...........
  13. Bad Luck

    Bad Luck Senior Member
    Messages: 741

    I've pull started numerous tractor trailers with our 96 F-350 4x4 wrecker. Amazing what these trucks can actually do when they need to.