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Online Gorilla_Skater

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Balance
« on: September 18, 2017, 06:51:42 PM »
This is a photo of Steve Oaks XJ being plucked off the rocks after snapping an RCV shaft at the 2017 Jeep Rally.

What was interesting to me is how perfectly balanced it is when hanging from that point above the windshield.

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Re: Balance
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2017, 06:53:59 PM »
Probably because that's not the first time they've picked that Jeep out of those rocks hahaha
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Re: Balance
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2017, 07:03:49 PM »
I feel like they pick that Jeep up out of the rocks every single year.


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Re: Balance
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2017, 07:19:23 PM »
I feel like they pick that Jeep up out of the rocks every single year.


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At least once a year lol
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Re: Balance
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2017, 07:20:13 PM »
They probably have the lift points marked  :rotflmao:
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Re: Balance
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2017, 07:33:16 PM »
That dude with the cowboy hat operating the excavator was really really good.
Like Pat said."It's an art form"
That machine behaved like a living being.
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