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post #4966 of 5731 Old 10-25-2013, 10:12 AM
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Buddy at work might be trading his 94 firebird for this! I really hope he gets it, I loooove scramblers!


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post #4967 of 5731 Old 10-31-2013, 09:40 AM
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Just seen this guy sitting at a local Junk Yard




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this thread makes me sad!

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post #4971 of 5731 Old 11-08-2013, 08:46 AM
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Have you seen the pics of it rebuilt? I've been following the rebuild since it happened.

Do you also know the story behind this? Guy from Ohio was visiting family in Ok when a tornado hit. He used the winch to pull the Jeep out of a basement garage that it was parked in, then then used the jeep to help other people in his parents neighborhoods pull trees off of houses and out of the streets so that emergency vehicles could get through.

Currently the Jeep is at SEMA on display before the owner gets it back.

Jeeping - The art of getting dirty & going broke while slowly heading nowhere, and taking all day to do it.

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Have you seen the pics of it rebuilt? I've been following the rebuild since it happened.

Do you also know the story behind this? Guy from Ohio was visiting family in Ok when a tornado hit. He used the winch to pull the Jeep out of a basement garage that it was parked in, then then used the jeep to help other people in his parents neighborhoods pull trees off of houses and out of the streets so that emergency vehicles could get through.

Currently the Jeep is at SEMA on display before the owner gets it back.
Oh wow, thanks for the backstory - I hadn't heard or seen of it yet!

Do you have a link to the story/build thread?

Edit: just found it.

http://jalopnik.com/heroic-jeep-that...gett-511978009

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So much potential.

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