My oopsie on the on the rocks trail

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My oopsie on the on the rocks trail

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Post by aw12345 » Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:02 pm

Had a little oopsie 3 weeks ago, flopped my Jeep, kinda followed a 4 door JK and went even a little higher on a rock did not work out to well. Once it was righted and the mess cleaned up and the windshield kicked out and stuck in the back I wheeled in on another trail for 4 more hours all in all still a fun day

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By the way not a scratch on me just some hurt pride, then on to more fun

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Made my Jeep angry

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Changed the windshield frame bought another top and added some more tubing to the cage for future oopsies since I never finsished what I had originally wanted to do with the roll cage and back to having fun with my beastie
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Post by BorregoWrangler » Fri Apr 30, 2010 10:11 pm

Oh snaps! :shock: (Wait what did I just say?) Anyway, good thing you're ok. That and as long as the Jeep is still running good, it's all part of the fun. Does it have any issues on the road now though?
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Post by cruiserlarry » Fri Apr 30, 2010 10:14 pm

Wow...you're a lucky guy...If that rock you landed on was a little taller or sharper, you might be repairing body parts in addition to the windshield frame... :o

Glad to know you are OK, and that you were able to take it in stride and still enjoy the rest of the day :D
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Post by aw12345 » Sat May 01, 2010 10:00 am

Jeep is as good as new, the cage did pretty much what it needed to do. Funny thing is there isn't a n additional scratch on the beastie, also if I would have ran that trail by myself, I would have looked where I was going and it would not have happened
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Post by salad_man » Sun May 02, 2010 12:00 am

Good to know you and the jeep are ok, ha ha
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Post by BorregoWrangler » Sun May 02, 2010 11:31 am

aw12345 wrote: ...also if I would have ran that trail by myself, I would have looked where I was going and it would not have happened
Yeah, I know what you mean. Sometimes we can get complacent when we're out with a group rather than by ourselves. Glad the Jeep held up for ya.
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Post by Chazz Layne » Mon May 03, 2010 8:45 pm

It is good to flop the Jeep every now and then and remind it who is boss. :mrgreen:



Is that a Kilby fuel tank skid? He finally figured out how to stop destroying TJ fuel pumps? :lol:
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Post by ssc » Mon May 03, 2010 10:23 pm

As long as you didn't scratch or damage your NRA sticker, then all is well. See, it keeps you safe in all situations. 8-)

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Post by OLLIE » Wed May 05, 2010 9:47 pm

It's awesome that this didn't ruin the day. Glad all turned out well.
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