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Old 02-04-2014, 07:17 PM
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I got a phone call today from one of my roommates. He said "Are you home? I'm stuck." I started laughing because he drives an AWD Lexus hybrid SUV. There's a new neighborhood going up behind ours and its pretty muddy. Me and one of my other roommates jump in my truck and head over. We pull up and he's out in the middle of a field down a nasty construction road. I pulled him out pretty easily.
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lol...first lexus ive ever seen with mud on its tires...wonder why. good one.
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Figured it would be a girl. That looks like more of a chick car than a VW Beetle.
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Nice! I think a lot of people misunderstand the differences between AWD and 4WD and also don't know enough about open, LSD, and locking diffs. I agree with Hydrex on it being a chick car.

Really with the way the roads are in College Station, everyone needs a truck or (real) SUV. My brother is a grad student at A&M and he's bottomed out his Jetta (yes, also a chick car) several times just driving around town. I told him he needs to get a red Ram to better deal with the roads there and so that he, myself, and our dad can have 'Merica colored trucks (dad's is blue).
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It doesn't even look stuck, and it really does look like a chick car
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Figured it would be a girl. That looks like more of a chick car than a VW Beetle.
He says it's a chick car too. We always give him crap.
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Nice! I think a lot of people misunderstand the differences between AWD and 4WD and also don't know enough about open, LSD, and locking diffs. I agree with Hydrex on it being a chick car.

Really with the way the roads are in College Station, everyone needs a truck or (real) SUV. My brother is a grad student at A&M and he's bottomed out his Jetta (yes, also a chick car) several times just driving around town. I told him he needs to get a red Ram to better deal with the roads there and so that he, myself, and our dad can have 'Merica colored trucks (dad's is blue).
I've tried to explain the difference between AWD and 4WD. He doesn't get it.

The roads here do have some mean pot holes and driveways. And get the 'Murica truck stable going!
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It doesn't even look stuck, and it really does look like a chick car
The traction control kept cutting on and he couldn't even spin the tires to get out. It was pretty funny.
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It doesn't have a T/C disable button? Even the Accord I drove in college had one.
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We held the button down, but the TC kept kicking back on when he gave it gas.
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Shoulda pulled the abs fuse.
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Either way, from the time he was stuck to the time I got him out, it was less than half an hour.
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