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89montero
10-26-2007, 10:54 PM
Any one have a video of an SUV doing a J turn, where you drive backwards somewhat fast then turn the wheel causing the vehicle to whip around so your pointing forward??
I have a ****** old SUV and can do an E-brake turn and slide around corners but haven't quite worked up the nerve to attempt a J turn, I'm worried I'll roll it if I'm just a little off.

SO any videos, or has anyone here ever performed this maneuver in a truck?

Ferendon
10-27-2007, 03:58 PM
J-Turns require a certain brake bias, and good control of the brake pedal. E-brake locks up the rear, a good 80/20 bias with almost lock up the fronts without grabbing the rears. It's a power slide, in reverse.

89montero
10-27-2007, 08:58 PM
I thought you just drove in revers at like 30mph then crank the wheel around, didn't think there was any braking involved.

bumpin buick
10-27-2007, 09:00 PM
i do it all the time in my 4runner without brakes, in the winter

twisztdpunisher
10-27-2007, 09:10 PM
I do this all the time in my truck but i dont do it on the street... i do it in the sand at the beach. its not too hard its also easy to do it in the rain

J31Rob
10-27-2007, 09:11 PM
Three 6 Mafia - Who Run It video, they do it in an Escalade. :laugh:

89montero
10-28-2007, 07:51 PM
Three 6 Mafia - Who Run It video, they do it in an Escalade. :laugh:

thats not a J turn, just a hand brake u-turn, don't know the special name.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=v2DtrQ3gVIU that's what I'm talking about, but I can find any vids of people doing it in a truck or SUV.

BassBallin
10-28-2007, 07:55 PM
just drive real fast in reverse and spin your wheel