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Watch a Ram 2500 Bro Truck Get Stuck on Wet Grass, Rescued by a UTV

Those 24-inch rims and rubber band tires aren't so cool when they won't let you leave the yard.
@swartzy7 via TikTok

For a lot of people, trucks are about utility and capability; for others, they’re about style and status. These differences lead to nasty comment threads online and even legislation changes targeting modified machinery. I’m not here to side with one or the other, but I think we can all laugh at this Ram getting stuck in some grass.

It looks like the truck’s owner uploaded the clip to TikTok, so at least he isn’t taking it too seriously. It’s a 2019+ Ram 2500 Mega Cab and as you can see in the video, it does have four-wheel drive. The problem seems to be that the rubber band tires are slick as frick. A previous post mentions that those are 24- by 12-inch KG1 Forged wheels and it’s tough to know for sure, but I believe the tires are Nitto NT420Vs. If that’s the case, they’re meant for all-weather, on-highway use. Go figure.

What’s more, I think the blue shock covers mean this truck is fitted with Ram’s off-road package.

Even with 4×4 locked in, the poor thing just sits and spins. Rather than digging in, the tires get coated in mud and are effectively turned into drag slicks. That’s the last thing you want when you’re trying to move roughly 7,000 pounds through the slop.

I’ll be honest: I’ve had this happen myself. That said, it was in a single cab, long bed OBS Ford with absolutely no weight over the back wheels. Maybe some payload behind the cab would have helped the Ram here.

What certainly did help the Ram was the Can-Am Defender UTV that eventually pulled it out with a strap. Of course, the side-by-side was on dry pavement so that makes a big difference. It’s just funny to think that a big, bad truck that costs upwards of $60,000 would struggle to conquer such a simple obstacle while a buggy with a 1.0-liter engine saves the day.

There’s a lot that could have been done differently here. Aside from avoiding soft ground at all costs, the next best thing would have been easing into the throttle instead of digging those deep ruts. It’s pretty inconsequential, all things considered, and the truck will probably stay on the asphalt the rest of its life—or until some Bubba snags it 100,000 miles from now and tosses on some mud boggers. (It’s me. I’m some Bubba.)

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