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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 05-21-2009, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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Man-Made on Nat. Geo.- XK crash

Watching Man-Made on National Geographic, channel 276 on DirecTV and they crash a Commander into another smaller suv. The XK t-bones it and holds up very well.

It's on tonight again at 10 central time. Also on Sunday at 1am and next Thursday at 3pm

Found some video here. http://channel.nationalgeographic.co...ideos/06696_00

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This should bring back memories....

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Wow that did bring back memories. That was one heck of a hit!!!

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Thanks for the heads up! Watched the video on the link - I will have to "tivo" it.

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Nice Vid. Also there are two good nicknames they give the commander in there if anyone wants them, "Strike Vehicle" and "Battering Ram"

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The Jeep's airbags did not go off. Maybe they were more interested in the struck vehicle since the Jeep was pretty stripped.

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I wonder how the Commander would have faired if the collision happened in the reverse?

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Nice Vid. Also there are two good nicknames they give the commander in there if anyone wants them, "Strike Vehicle" and "Battering Ram"
OK I call "Battering Ram"!

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This is a video knocking the Jeep, so yes

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It looks to me like the Jeep held up very well. I think if the little car hit the Jeep, there would be minimal damage.

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