He has a video of the suspension under one of those rigs. To IBB standards it's janky AF.
Seen his stuff. He’s made comments about people being pissed off that he shows up with that POS XJ rather than an F-350 or something, but he always seems to get them out. I’ve had stuff stuck that he wouldn’t.
With a kinetic rope his XJ does quite well yanking stuck vehicles that are much larger. If he had to rely just on pulling power, he would need a much larger truck, which would have its own problems. What he has seems to fit his needs quite nicely.
Didnt watch link because of the evident gayness.
XJs are to be thrashed on without any regard for anything till it blows up. Then sold for parts/scrapped. "Building" one is a complete joke.
That wasnt stuck, that was broken on the trail. Grab a tow strap, another SxS and pull the f'in thing out. The trailer wasnt needed at all.
Agreed, I’m very familiar with snatch straps but I haven’t seen him try to pull out a swamp buggy on 54” tractor tires that was stuck to the frame. That one required another buggy on 48’s, an F-350 on Super Swampers (not Thornbirds), and a decent sized John Deere tractor.
We used to do some fairly dumb shit.
Exactly why you should love them. They're one of the only things left that people can buy dirt cheap and beef up dirt cheap to whomp on with no regard...
Have you seen XJ prices lately? It's been 10 years since I was able to buy a 4x4 4.0 for $500.
They seem to go $3-4k for something that moves under it owns power.