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Topic Review (Newest First)
05-25-2013 07:09 PM
Gixxer86g
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Originally Posted by CarolinaBound View Post
A shame how pictures almost always depreciate the steepness of the hills.
They most certainly do!
05-23-2013 06:31 PM
CarolinaBound A shame how pictures almost always depreciate the steepness of the hills. Looks like a fun place to wheel besides the roll, 'mirin the I-beam front bumper on his rig
05-23-2013 09:51 AM
lynn Here's a pic of the downhill side, showing some sense of the steepness, and break. Picture his CJ high right. The divot in the hill just right center of the pic is where the hood or fender hit first... That divot is off to the left of the actual trail, so you can see it's a hard break to the left.



Ya it was a good, safe recovery. We probably took more than half an hour until we agreed on the best & safest approach, and least damaging to the vehicle.
05-23-2013 09:39 AM
aelwero Danged lucky, and nice recovery
05-23-2013 09:27 AM
lynn

This hill is about 75 yards from the scene of the crime. Picture the view from this driver's seat, facing uphill, nothing but sky. Similar hill/angle, except the downhill side is only one vehicle wide, lined by trees, with a hard break to the left, and much steeper/longer than the gentle downhill shown in this pic.

He was last in a line of 5. Advice on the CB he heard was to stay right. This was in reference to trees on the downhill side... he thought they meant to stay right on the uphill side. By the time he could see the downhill trail, it was too late. The narrow-track CJ on 35s was high right and leaning hard left. Steering neither right nor left could have prevented the roll at that point.

We figure he rolled twice, off to the left side of the trail. The rear of the family cage caught a tree and bounced the rig back to the right, where it was stopped upside-down against a couple other trees.
05-22-2013 06:36 PM
Square_Eyes I believe that's a 15 point Leaning Jowler =P (pass the pigs referance)

Glad everyone is ok, I'm also curious as to how he ended up down there lol
05-22-2013 06:33 PM
PolarBZ How did it get upside down there? It seems oddly positioned to have come to a rest that way.
05-20-2013 08:08 PM
rhymster that sucks
05-20-2013 10:43 AM
lynn The recovery was tedious... it was 1/3 of the way down, on a steep hill, against two trees. Note the Jeep at the bottom of the hill in the background. Two winches, with both Jeeps tied off to a deadman or tree.

She smoked a bit at first, but ran well afterward. Didn't lose much fluid in the hour+ that it was upside down.
05-20-2013 10:37 AM
sevenservices Wow! Glad everyone came out OK!!!

Nice that she kept runnin' for sure!
05-20-2013 10:33 AM
lynn
Rollover

My buddy's rig on Thurs May 16.
No injuries.
After a skilled team recovery and a few adjustments with a BFH, he drove it on the trails for the next two days.






The next day, out on the trail (mine is the blue LJ in front of the CJ)


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