Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 20:16:36 -0400 From: MikeHunt2nospamcity.com Subject: Re: Which one of these cars are the safest, and which one should I get?
Merely responding to your post that said "My buddy had been hit at 60kmh by a front-end loader that backed into the intersection..." mike hunt griffin wrote: > > Heh, that would actually have been pretty funny to see a loader coming at > you at 60kmh ...I'd probably die of a heartattack. But for those of you who > honestly thought it was the loader moving at 60kmh, I'll clarify ...actually > no I won't. I'll just let you bask in your own thought ...or lack thereof. > > <MikeHunt2nospamcity.com> wrote in message > news:40CF55B1.ED6F8CBnospamcity.com... > > Your buddy was hit a 60kmh (35 MPH) by a front-end loader that > > was BACKING into the intersection? That loader must have been > > equipped with a Viper V10. ;) > > > > > > > > mike hunt > > > > > > > > griffin wrote: > > > > > > Just buy an old Jeep CJ, stick some 36x13.5" Swampers on there and drive > > > however you want. Not great at handling but if you roll over, who cares? > I > > > felt safer in my Jeep then in any other vehicle I've driven ....I loved > the > > > relatively low center of gravity (with wider tires) and the fact that I > was > > > inside a massive metal cage. My buddy had been hit at 60kmh by a > front-end > > > loader that backed into the intersection and all he had were a few > bruises > > > and a sore wrist ...the Jeep was completely intact except for a bent > bumper, > > > misaligned tires and a cracked manifold. > > >