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Old 06-22-2012, 03:59 PM   #1
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Totaled Jeep YJ (pics)

I am a very sad man. A week ago today I was hit in my passangers rear tire by a "young man" (i wont say how old the person was). I was doing 40 skidded sideways hooked up and rolled over 4 times totaling the jeep. Cant believe me and my brother both walked out alive thank god the roll cage and seat belts did there jobs. No doors or roof walked away with bumps and bruises. Here are some pictures! Who said wranglers arnt safe!!!!

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Old 06-22-2012, 04:12 PM   #2
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Wow, glad no one was seriously hurt considering the damage.

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Old 06-22-2012, 04:50 PM   #3
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PTL you 2 survived! I have seen the loss of life in far less of an accident
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Old 06-22-2012, 05:51 PM   #4
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Glad you two are ok! I have seen people not make it in less severe accidents as well..
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Old 06-22-2012, 07:06 PM   #5
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WOOOOOOOW your lucky your not taller. Glad u are ok
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Old 06-22-2012, 07:11 PM   #6
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Old 06-22-2012, 07:16 PM   #7
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:04 PM   #8
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That's one of the worst I've seen. Thank goodness that you 2 got through it okay. The Jeep can be replaced, you can't.
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:06 PM   #9
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Glad you are OK.
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:22 PM   #10
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Glad you walked away. These Jeeps are amazing machines.
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:32 PM   #11
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how in the world did you not lose an arm or leg?? i feel like I would've flailed my arms accidentally out the "door" and lose them glad to hear you guys are fine. insurance cover it?
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:34 PM   #12
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:38 PM   #13
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Thank God for roll bars indeed. Glad to hear you both were okay.
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:45 PM   #14
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I can't remember if I was flailing around or not. It was brutal that's for sure. The guys insurance company has not come to access it yet I'm going to give them my slips for parts. If I get enough for the jeep I will probably buy another YJ. Love the Wranglers
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:29 PM   #15
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Dude, I'm stoked you are allright. It looks like your stinger and fenders held up like champions as well.
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Old 06-23-2012, 06:38 AM   #16
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yep youguy,s were lucky...
like others have said you can pick up another jeep ....

that is one hell of a wreck to walk away from...makes me really wan t to throw on aftermarket bumbers and a stinger....
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Glad you guys are okay, thanks for sharing story..
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glad u are OK.crazy question,does it still run and drive?I would let them total it,buy it back and rebuild.It looks like if you have a new cage built and replace the windshield you are back on the road.plus having a custom cage built would make it even stronger.Its amazing how well it looks to have held up after rolling 4 times.
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Luckily jeeps are replaceable, yourself and family on the other hand isn't. Glad you guys are ok! These pics make me seriously consider a welded in cage..
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glad u are OK.crazy question,does it still run and drive?I would let them total it,buy it back and rebuild.It looks like if you have a new cage built and replace the windshield you are back on the road.plus having a custom cage built would make it even stronger.Its amazing how well it looks to have held up after rolling 4 times.

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without more pics, it looks fixable
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Exclamation Holy crap man!

Sorry to hear about your accident but I am so glad to hear you 2 are OK! That is something to see and I know that the pics don't really do anything to show what you went through.

Like the others have said your Jeep is replaceable but you are not. Heal quickly my friend.
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Glad you are ok.
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Oh gee! Glad your ok
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Old 06-26-2012, 10:39 PM   #24
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Wow! Glad you are ok.

Give all the receipts and argue for the most money you can get. Then buy it back with a salvage title for $100 bucks or so.

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