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Old 08-22-2012, 01:15 PM   #1
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Military Video of the Jeep J8

Saw this video after following a link from another thread. Awesome!

Jeep J8 - Video

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Old 08-22-2012, 01:24 PM   #2
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Yep. Pricey, but I'd love to have one of these. If you look over the spec sheets, you'll find it's basically a Dodge Ram mated with a JKU and powered with a Hemi or a diesel.

You used to be able to order the 4 door version as a civilian through AEV. It had a dedicated webpage. The webpage is no longer however, so I'm not sure if they're still doing it.

Here's a good article: http://www.automobilemag.com/feature...c/viewall.html

Edit: It appears that AEV is indeed no longer offering J8s: http://www.expeditionportal.com/foru...p/t-72675.html

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The border patrol with the gun would be fun
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Old 08-23-2012, 04:52 PM   #4
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Cool video, but horrible format. I couldn't watch on my iPad/iphone where I normally check this site, and on my iMac it video was tiny and couldn't be expanded. But, this could be my refusal to learn how to back door computers, which is why i switched to mac.
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Cool video, but horrible format. I couldn't watch on my iPad/iphone where I normally check this site, and on my iMac it video was tiny and couldn't be expanded. But, this could be my refusal to learn how to back door computers, which is why i switched to mac.
Run "Jeep j8" through YouTube. My recollection is that they have the video on there in the more typical video size.
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Something to look foreward too.Buying one of these as "used surplus" in a state/govornment auction CHEAP several years from now!!! lol (MAYBE still having the 50 cal mount on the roof???
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Something to look foreward too.Buying one of these as "used surplus" in a state/govornment auction CHEAP several years from now!!! lol (MAYBE still having the 50 cal mount on the roof???
Egyptian military surplus maybe--I don't believe they've ever been used by the US military. I could be wrong though, and if I was THAT WOULD BE AWESOME on this point.
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