Settle the whose Jeep is better debate with banjos and hoonage

When Jeep introduced the new longer wheelbase CJ-7 as a compliment to their CJ-5 model they opened the door for spirited musical debates between CJ enthusiasts like the ones seen here. Whether you thought your CJ-5 was the toughest rig around or your CJ-7 could take a smaller Jeep anytime, it was clear there was only one way to resolve the matter—high flying off road hoonage.

If you believe this vintage commercial there was some wild stuff going on in "Jeep Country" around 1976. Banjo challenges were commonplace, new CJ-5s and Cj-7s were soaring through the air and there was little concern from Jeep about depicting their products being used in an unsafe and awesome manner. Even if footage of the high flying CJs would be frowned upon these days, it certainly made Jeep's claim of "making four wheeling nothing but pure fun" very easy to believe.


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