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post #16 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 09:20 AM
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Chris what trail??? It is summer hot and time for some night wheeling let me know where you were so I don't do the same thing.


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post #17 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 12:46 PM
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Did you have time to say "OH SHIFT" b/f you hit???

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post #18 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 01:31 PM
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Do I have a decent warranty claim?
I was just driving down the freeway and swerved to avoid some debris, the next thing I knew there was a loud pop and it just wouldn't drive right anymore.
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post #19 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 03:00 PM
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I think that's what you pay insurance for. Claim it. Problem solved.

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post #20 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 06:17 PM
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I think you already know the answer. We were lucky we weren't hurt.
Not gonna do that again...
let me guess,
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post #21 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 06:28 PM
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Well we all do stupid things once in a while
amen to that.




I had hardly any carnage what so ever (busted shock mount)...but then again I wasn't doing 50.


Either way, glad you arent hurt, hope you learned a lesson.

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post #22 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 07:01 PM
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Ditto on where you were? If you were running 50 I say we do some coin flips of all the vehicles in my driveway and I'll go hit it at 60 and see what happens! LOL

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post #23 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 07:31 PM Thread Starter
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Chris what trail??? It is summer hot and time for some night wheeling let me know where you were so I don't do the same thing.
We went up 160 to Lovell Canyon, over the pass and down to where it kind of levels out. Maybe 5 or so miles from the summit of Lovell Canyon. Near where the cabins are.
A long trail ride, thus the late night.

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post #24 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 07:44 PM
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I think I'm grounded right now!
And you should be.
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post #25 of 46 Old 06-20-2013, 11:07 PM
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The only thing that would make this thread better is a video.

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Well somewhat in your defense I love to go fast thru the desert too. I have yet to get any ďairĒ and hope I never do. I hope you turn off the on-road safety features (forgot what the heck itís called at the moment) because if not you run a high risk of running straight thru a curve. I learned that early on with my new at the time í08 JKUR.
Have you ever driven a YJ? There are no on road safety features. But yes with ABS, traction control, and stability control in a newer vehicle driving quickly off road is not going to be very fun.

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post #26 of 46 Old 06-21-2013, 01:51 AM
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...Have you ever driven a YJ? There are no on road safety features. But yes with ABS, traction control, and stability control in a newer vehicle driving quickly off road is not going to be very fun.
Oh crap of course there isnít. I can only guess where my head was at when I typed that post. Probably thought I was back in the JK Tech forum.

I have a CJ7 that Iíve driven for over 12 years (í86- í98) and am well aware of what the YJs are and have. Thanks for pointing out my embarrassing mistake.
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post #27 of 46 Old 06-21-2013, 05:44 AM
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I gotta ask....what were you doing driving 50 through the desert at 2:00 AM on a trail you did not know had a jump? Just saying.....



Was there a "hold my beer and check this out" involved also?
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post #28 of 46 Old 06-21-2013, 08:43 AM Thread Starter
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Did you have time to say "OH SHIFT" b/f you hit???
When we were airborne, it was more of a whoop of excitement.
That was quickly replaced by fear as soon as I saw what we were about to do...
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amen to that.




I had hardly any carnage what so ever (busted shock mount)...but then again I wasn't doing 50.


Either way, glad you arent hurt, hope you learned a lesson.
Great jump, Doctor!

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Was there a "hold my beer and check this out" involved also?
No, I have evolved. I installed one of these


Put your (ehem) beverage in it and it holds it tight. Just remember to drink it fast enough before it goes flat or warms up.

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post #29 of 46 Old 06-21-2013, 01:10 PM
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......
It looks like youíre asleep at the wheel.
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post #30 of 46 Old 06-21-2013, 01:47 PM
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It looks like youíre asleep at the wheel.
I was leaning into it, ya know, trying to keep it level.

Never again, by the way.

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