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Unread 01-13-2008, 10:40 PM   #1
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4 door IDF jeep tj

Thought this might interest some people here:

Israel Defense Forces 4 door Jeep TJ

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Beginning in 2006, AIL began delivery of an improved model to the IDF, the M-242 Storm Mark II, known in the field as the "Storm Commander". A number of significant changes have been incorporated into the new TJ-based Storms stemming from soldiers' feedback, updated operational requirements, and testing by GOC Army Headquarters and Logistics, Medical, and the Centers Directorate. Perhaps the most obvious change is the addition of dual passenger doors, making the Storm II the first five-door Jeep Wrangler derivative.[8][9][10]

Other improvements include the addition of gears to six over the previous four and increased stability resulting from wider axles than its predecessor. Leaf springs were replaced with modern suspension, and the Storm II features rear Dana 44 axles and front TJ Dana 30s, factory designed slip yoke eliminators, and the added safety of airbags. Soldiers' comfort was addressed as well with the addition of standard rear air conditioning as well as CD players.[9][10][1]

Storm II is also produced in an armoured version, and is offered with an optional 2.8 litre VM Motori turbodiesel, automatic transmission, right hand drive, and run-flat tyres. AIL is capable of completing ten vehicles daily. Due to recently passed tax laws, a civilian version is not yet available in the local market.[9][10][1]

Here is a website with plenty of pics: http://www.jeepolog.com/UserFiles/en.../storm_mk2.htm






I want one without that hardtop.

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Unread 01-13-2008, 10:57 PM   #2
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Unread 01-13-2008, 11:16 PM   #3
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The storm 1 had leafs
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Unread 01-13-2008, 11:24 PM   #4
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They obviously wern't "Just Kidding" (JK wrangler ) when they made this jeep
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Unread 01-13-2008, 11:56 PM   #5
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Very cool. The Jeep is gettin shot at again like it was built to be. (Not an anti-IDF remark, just think its cool that Jeep is back in battle)
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Unread 01-14-2008, 12:12 AM   #6
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check out rockcrawler.com they have wright up on these, they are leafsprung in the rear with dana 60's if I recall.
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Unread 01-14-2008, 08:02 AM   #7
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seen that thing before, and it looks fugly, but i'd love to have the TD.
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Unread 01-14-2008, 09:50 AM   #8
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If you go to the Fal Files forum, they have a section under Photo's of women in Uniform. Israeli women are hot. Especially in camo and carrying Fal's.

Hot women, unique Jeeps, wild and daring adventure with the Hamas Terrorists, sounds like a place to visit.
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Wish I knew how to get my hands on one of those...
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Unread 01-14-2008, 11:12 AM   #10
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If you go to the Fal Files forum, they have a section under Photo's of women in Uniform. Israeli women are hot. Especially in camo and carrying Fal's.

Hot women, unique Jeeps, wild and daring adventure with the Hamas Terrorists, sounds like a place to visit.
This thread is useless without pics!

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Only reason I looked up the link is because I'm going to sell some gear on that website.

So don't go around expecting me to do all the googling for you ya lazy bum.
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http://www.falfiles.com/forums/showt...hreadid=146837
Thread is titled 'Chicks in Uniform!'
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Unread 05-09-2008, 12:05 PM   #12
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Thought this might interest some people here:

Israel Defense Forces 4 door Jeep TJ

From wiki:
Beginning in 2006, AIL began delivery of an improved model to the IDF, the M-242 Storm Mark II, known in the field as the "Storm Commander". A number of significant changes have been incorporated into the new TJ-based Storms stemming from soldiers' feedback, updated operational requirements, and testing by GOC Army Headquarters and Logistics, Medical, and the Centers Directorate. Perhaps the most obvious change is the addition of dual passenger doors, making the Storm II the first five-door Jeep Wrangler derivative.[8][9][10]

Other improvements include the addition of gears to six over the previous four and increased stability resulting from wider axles than its predecessor. Leaf springs were replaced with modern suspension, and the Storm II features rear Dana 44 axles and front TJ Dana 30s, factory designed slip yoke eliminators, and the added safety of airbags. Soldiers' comfort was addressed as well with the addition of standard rear air conditioning as well as CD players.[9][10][1]

Storm II is also produced in an armoured version, and is offered with an optional 2.8 litre VM Motori turbodiesel, automatic transmission, right hand drive, and run-flat tyres. AIL is capable of completing ten vehicles daily. Due to recently passed tax laws, a civilian version is not yet available in the local market.[9][10][1]

Here is a website with plenty of pics: http://www.jeepolog.com/UserFiles/en.../storm_mk2.htm

http://www.waronline.org/IDF/Article...t/sufa2_02.jpg
http://www.jeepolog.com/UserFiles/Im...ufa2%20005.jpg
http://www.jeepolog.com/UserFiles/Im...ufa2%20006.jpg
http://www.jeepolog.com/UserFiles/Im...ufa2%20010.jpg

I want one without that hardtop.
ill take it with the hardtop. i wish we had these and the TJ-L's over here
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Unread 05-09-2008, 01:03 PM   #13
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I like it. Sure looks better than a four door JK.
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Unread 05-09-2008, 01:27 PM   #14
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I like it. Sure looks better than a four door JK.
And it would look even better lifted on 37's!
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