Oh crap! That's gonna leave a mark...my first trail damage. - JeepForum.com

 
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post #1 of 11 Old 04-25-2009, 04:28 PM Thread Starter
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Oh crap! That's gonna leave a mark...my first trail damage.

I just got the lift/wheels/tires on this past week so I was really excited! I went to go play Airsoft today at the local field and before the game began I thought it would be a great idea to test out the Jeep with the new lift and wheel/tire combo. Thing was awesome....until I hit a tree. First trail damage photos. It seemed very capable. The "hill" is a bit steeper than it looks. I was amazed I didn't bottom my skid plate. Pissed about the trail damage, but i'll get over it. After I came down the backside of that hill I turned left to get out to the parking lot area and there was a white Birch tree I didn't see about 8" around. Hit my new (not even wired yet) KC light, and the windshield frame. I thought I cracked the hard top at first. Hope the windshield doesn't leak. I put a bead of silicone inbetween the windshield frame and the rubber windshield cover so I think it will be ok.













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post #2 of 11 Old 04-26-2009, 02:56 AM
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That is some decent trail damage for sure. Should buff right out..... j/k
Nice stance on your jeep, looks good.

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post #3 of 11 Old 04-27-2009, 03:16 PM
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beat that fender up some more.... then you can say you NEED tube fenders



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post #4 of 11 Old 04-28-2009, 01:17 AM
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Not enough damage. You are still classified as a good driver. lol... Do some more.



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post #5 of 11 Old 05-03-2009, 10:25 PM
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Are you ****ing serious?

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That seriously sucks some serious **** though.
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post #6 of 11 Old 05-14-2009, 03:37 PM
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Thats Purely cosmetic...

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post #7 of 11 Old 05-15-2009, 12:43 AM
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What size tires are those? I don't think you've updated your profile yet.

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post #8 of 11 Old 05-15-2009, 07:24 AM Thread Starter
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Nope I haven't yet. They are 33" x 12.5" Baja MTZs.
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post #9 of 11 Old 05-16-2009, 06:01 PM
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That's nothing to be proud of they make armor to cover that up !

I proudly show my YJ's first trail damage




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post #10 of 11 Old 05-19-2009, 09:45 PM
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hehe, that reminds me of a friend I was wheeling with years ago, he was in this little truck and took the wrong angle up an incline and had to back down, wasn't watching his backup and kissed a tree coming down. He yells out, who put that *blasted* tree there?!? We all pretty much died laughing, good times.

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post #11 of 11 Old 05-19-2009, 09:47 PM
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Just an excuse for some armor

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