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Old 11-26-2012, 10:07 PM
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When pigs fly

Got a wild hair up my butt and decided to do one thing I said I wasn't going to do to my jeep. I jumped it going about 65mph.

A few weeks ago I installed the Daystar foam insert bumpstops to keep my driveshaft out of my fuel tank. While they work good for that I had no idea how good they would soften the blow of my heavy Jku slamming down on the stops. Believe it or not but between the coilovers in the front and the stops in the back the landing was smooth as silk.

I believe it was right at 200 bones a set for the stops plus cans. At that price I don't see me ever going to hydro bumpstops unless I was building something that I planned on jumping all the time.
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Did you not film this??

You just told us about jumping a jacked up JKU at 65 mph and didn't POST A VIDEO?!?



Glad it worked out--never even would've thought of it to try.

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pics or it didnt happen.
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pics or it didnt happen.
This I gotta see.
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Looks like its time to strap the GoPro on the side and do it again.
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May I have the VIN of your jeep so I don't make the mistake of buying it off a used car lot?
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May I have the VIN number of your jeep so I don't make the mistake of buying it off a used car lot?
Preeeety sure you'll recognize it . . .
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lol Can't miss it. It's beat to hell and used like a Jeep! Oh, the paint, that's right.

I'll just grab this and wait for the GoPro action.
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lol. if it makes you feel better, i aint got a doubt that you did something like this more than once. this time i believe you caught a little more air.
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For Sale: Awesome Jeep, 4 suspension lift recently lowered through gravitational measures...
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yeeeeeee-haw
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I think it "FELT" like this



But was "REALLY" like this

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^

I always love looking at this jumping JK from PSC.

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I always love looking at this jumping JK from PSC.

That's a really tasty Jeep...even more so because it's Bright Silver Metallic like mine.
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Fitting screen name. Reminds me of that joke that went something like "what did the redneck say before dying jumping off that bridge" "hey watch this"
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Jumpin JK Flash?
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Got a wild hair up my butt and decided to do one thing I said I wasn't going to do to my jeep. I jumped it going about 65mph.

A few weeks ago I installed the Daystar foam insert bumpstops to keep my driveshaft out of my fuel tank. While they work good for that I had no idea how good they would soften the blow of my heavy Jku slamming down on the stops. Believe it or not but between the coilovers in the front and the stops in the back the landing was smooth as silk.

I believe it was right at 200 bones a set for the stops plus cans. At that price I don't see me ever going to hydro bumpstops unless I was building something that I planned on jumping all the time.
NOW we know why Dana 60's are for lead footed hillbillies!!!
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I've heard you were going for a "superman" paint theme... Now it makes more sense!

It's a bird! No, it's a plane!

WAIT! It's a flying superman JK!
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Did you not film this??

You just told us about jumping a jacked up JKU at 65 mph and didn't POST A VIDEO?!?



Glad it worked out--never even would've thought of it to try.
I don't think this was the OP but definately worth a "Watch This"
It took a while to stop laughing - especially with the soundtrack



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I don't think this was the OP but definately worth a "Watch This"
It took a while to stop laughing - especially with the soundtrack



"I believe I can fly..." Made me crack up!
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Yep a superman colored Wrangler flying....can't wait to see it.
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It gets dark way early now. Ill see what I cant make happen this weekend.
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I don't think this was the OP but definately worth a "Watch This"
It took a while to stop laughing - especially with the soundtrack



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Here are some jump ideas from another Chrysler product.

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to reitterate a previous comment


yeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-haaaw
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I think it "FELT" like this



But was "REALLY" like this

Hahaha, probably right Matador. Same thing came to mind.

WT, glad those work for ya, but... Don't fool yourself, airbumps are what you want, in the fast stuff.
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