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Unread 07-30-2009, 02:20 AM   #31
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Wow! Very nice jeep. That Lower Forty looks like a mixture of Wrangler and dune buggy.

I want one!

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Unread 08-14-2009, 02:40 AM   #32
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i touched that very same vehicle at mopar mile high nationals in early July. Awesome jeep.
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Unread 09-27-2009, 11:42 PM   #33
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Man, I REALLY love that Lower Forty.
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Unread 10-05-2009, 07:53 PM   #34
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I think I just wet myself.....

GAH! If only my 2.5 would pull 40s!
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Unread 10-06-2009, 04:50 AM   #35
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WOW...looks awesome but i would NOT want to have to buy tires...20 in wheels wrapped in 40X13.50 tires!!! that's a hurt piece...
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Unread 10-11-2009, 07:33 PM   #36
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Just made me see JKs in a whole new light!

AWESOME!!




....now I wonder how hard it'll be to get that look with my YJ.
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Unread 10-11-2009, 09:55 PM   #37
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Went to a Jeep Show in Adrian, Mi. on October 3rd and had a chance to park my rig next to the "Lower Forty". That is one sweet Jeep and makes my 1990 YJ look like a dinosaur. My wheels are also 20's but only running 39.5" so my rig would probably be called the "The older not quite forty". The "Lower Forty" looks great in the magazines but 100 times better up close, it is the real deal.

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Unread 10-12-2009, 09:01 AM   #38
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Nice comparison. But can't anyone park between the lines?
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Unread 10-31-2009, 09:21 AM   #39
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And now I have to ask, what is that on the opposite side of you? TrailHawk? Almost looks like a lowered WJ with a T top, but then again, most things would look lowered next to vehicles rocking 40s
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Unread 10-31-2009, 10:39 AM   #40
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And now I have to ask, what is that on the opposite side of you? TrailHawk? Almost looks like a lowered WJ with a T top, but then again, most things would look lowered next to vehicles rocking 40s
I would have to guess that it's the Trailhawk based on the informational stand that the tire is sitting on. It appears to be on display.
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Unread 11-02-2009, 01:07 AM   #41
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And now I have to ask, what is that on the opposite side of you? TrailHawk? Almost looks like a lowered WJ with a T top, but then again, most things would look lowered next to vehicles rocking 40s
Yes, that is the TrailHawk concept, which is not lowered, it just has high sides and lower roofline. It actually has decent ground clearance, but, as you pointed out, looks dwarfed next to the other rigs.
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Unread 11-03-2009, 07:57 AM   #42
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I like it.
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Unread 12-17-2009, 11:28 AM   #43
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Hey...I am new to this thread and the Idea of the Lower 40...and I know this is a stupid question but I am going to ask it anyways...so be kind...

But is that lower 40 just a built jeep or are they going to be producing them for purchase.?
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Unread 12-17-2009, 03:29 PM   #44
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The 'Lower Forty" is a Jeep Design Concept vehicle used for the Moab Easter Week and various car shows across the country. Sadly, It is not a Jeep destined for production but rather a design excercise to maintain the "stock" height appearance with the largest tires possible while optimizing Jeep signature styling cues.
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Unread 04-20-2010, 12:42 PM   #45
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just saw this in Car & Driver.
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