Jump Contest Videos Are Up!

fishd00d

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I got a TON of videos from the jump contest up!

Check them out:

<A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.pencilart.com/photo/jumpchamps.htm>http://www.pencilart.com/photo/jumpchamps.htm</A>

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motoxscott

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I think I've watched the videos of James Hall truck way too many times so far.
 

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After doing that a few times there is like literaly 2 feet of dirt inside the General.

I am going to need like 20 vaccum bags to get it all out. Anyone got any other ideas?
Also anyone know any good cleaning products that get dirt out of the seats?

Also is their any kind of plexy glass that will not just brake when a rock hits it that I can use for the front windshield?

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Never use plexi glass for a windshield. Just like you said, it will break. Use Lexan, you can bend it in half and it will not crack. We used it for light box signs at the sign shop I just quit. It is more expensive though.
Check with Tap Plastics or your local sign shop.

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Check with MGM plastics in San Marcos. They've got Lexan.

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fishd00d

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Cool yea thats what I was looking for I wasent sure what its called.

Thanks for the info guys!

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At OSH they sell up to a 3'x6' sheet. Its about 70 bucks

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how would that material do on a street truck, and would it be legal?

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If it doesn't have a DOT stamp on it technically it's not street legal. This goes for turn signals and stianless briaded brake lines you get at earl's. Cops usually don't biatch about the small stuff like the lines but they might about the windshield....
 

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is there any other material that would hold up to rocks, yet would not be suspicious on the road?

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I remember seeing an article in FourWheeler or 4wheel and Offroad a couple of years ago about stuff called SpeedGlass that wont shatter or scratch. They used it as a windshield for an old Jeep flatfender. I'll search through all of my old issues and see if I can find more info on it.
 

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Fish...go use the vaccuums at a self serve car wash, so you don't ruin your own vac....as for cleaners...I've found a great cleaner at costco, called "Oil Eater", eats great on everything, including upolstery.
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fishd00d

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Only problem is that the car dont drive hehehe so I can't get it to the carwash, oh well I think my Vaccum has a 5 year warrenty or something.

Next time I goto Costco I will look for Oil Eater.

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Greased lightning also works bitchin. I use it to clean my engine. The external lubrication system gets overwhelming sometimes

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I found the article, it is in the May 2001 issue of Petersen's 4wheel and Offroad. The stuff is called Percy's Speedglass and it was originally used in Nascars. It is made of a polycarbonate and it is scratch resistant, rock resistant and shatterproof. However it is not DOT approved. Here are some websites about it, sorry that they aren't clickable but I am computer retarded.
http://www.off-road.com/jeep/reviews/percys/
http://www.percyshp.com
 

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The "Speedglass" is NOT cheap. Plan on spending at least $300 bucks for a basic flat windshield made of that stuff. To get something that actually fit the "General" (meaning curved) would be $500 bucks or more. I've purchased large sheets of lexan at home improvement stores before... some of them have a cool demo where you get to beat the hell out of the stuff with a small sledgehammer. I whacked the heck out of the lexan with extreme prejudice and it didn't even flinch. I'm sure dirt and mud would eventually scratch it all up... but it's cheap. The reason most of this stuff isn't DOT approved is because they couldn't afford to pay for all the testing to get it certified. Windshields do two things... keep stuff from flying in while driving and to keep passengers from flying out while crashing.
 

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Yea the General is total budget so I will just be going with the Lexan, at my home depot they have a baseball and hammer you can try and brake it with!

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Is that what happened to your baseball?
 

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how do you get a flat sheet of lexan to fit over your curved front window?

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