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Honky
01-09-2005, 06:24 PM
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http://www.autonews.com/images/random/011005/det844568244rsunmon/hurricane3430.jpg

http://www.autonews.com/news.cms?newsId=11101




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Chilliwack
01-09-2005, 06:28 PM
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m j
01-09-2005, 06:28 PM
my what a completely useless vehicle

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harleyfatboy99ca
01-09-2005, 06:29 PM
SWEET[9]

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basher
01-09-2005, 06:33 PM
i`d like to try that thing out, could be fun

Chilliwack
01-09-2005, 06:59 PM
Looks like it parallel parks real good!


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boyzen
01-09-2005, 07:13 PM
rip some nuts in that thing would be awesome

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Westonian
01-09-2005, 07:35 PM
one engine powers the left side and one engine powers the right side,, riiiiiiiight only Jeep[16]

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sj-x 500
01-09-2005, 07:54 PM
HAHAHAHAHA!
sure it'd be fun to bust nuts... but i can immagine trying to synchronise both engines to put out the same rpm, without loading one side under compression, nor acceleration. it'd wander no matter what.


oh SNAP! does the steering... suspension... axles...


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Fecalspray
01-09-2005, 08:04 PM
That's totally cool. Love the paint

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FrogDog
01-09-2005, 09:39 PM
Not Bad.. could be a weeee bit higher with some BFG 40" crawlers.

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Chris S
01-10-2005, 07:37 AM
stupid or not, at least give Jeep points for letting the design team goof around and try different ideas instead of just building more mini vans.

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Honky
01-10-2005, 07:41 AM
Good point Chris! Not sure if I've seen another Concept truck with taking it into the bush as a goal. It does look goofy but you have to give them some point for taking it in that direction




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Jeepnut
01-10-2005, 08:17 AM
I want one....[g]

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Chris S
01-10-2005, 08:18 AM
Just looking over the specs.
The engines are not right/left, they are joined at the t-case so they are forced to act like one big V16.
The tires can turn opposite like the photo or "crab" to travel sideways
37" tires
Appears to have a "split" solid axle design (two non-connected difs per axle) with portal hubs
14" of ground clearance and 20" of articulation.
Suspension is a hybrid of solid axle and independant. It has the abiltiy for each tire to move seperatly, but since their is a dif for each tire that moves with the suspension there is no CV type joint to bind. Lift and Flex are only limited by the shocks and drive shaft angles.


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Always broke
01-10-2005, 10:57 AM
OH!!!! I WANT ONE that thing would be fun on a tight trail[38][31]

I'd Agree with you but then we would Both be wrong

lizard
01-10-2005, 02:02 PM
why do all the jeep concepts look the GAYEST.....silly question

F150HULK
01-10-2005, 03:29 PM
WTF![aahh] looks [35]

she's a bitch, but I can get in her.

In The Zone
01-10-2005, 06:39 PM
ifs and irs

= crap[1e]

Soon to be on a trail near U

Big_Ern
01-10-2005, 07:45 PM
Here's a pic of the driveline setup:

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Definietly an interesting idea

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82 yota
01-10-2005, 08:02 PM
looking at that suspension setup, all jeep did was take the buggy out of a computer game called Halo and game and build it, it even looks the same

78bronco
01-10-2005, 08:06 PM
holycrap tooo many parts to brake the only good thing I see here is the fact it has two HEMIS

what other sport gives you goosebumps a 3mph