Overcomes Multiple Spinal Surgeries!
Jake Munoz has endured seven major spinal surgeries and remains committed to an
outdoor lifestyle. As an avid four-wheeler, Jake has dramatically modified both his family life and approach to
four-wheeling. A devoted father and husband, he strives to set an example for his kids and other
family members. In this interview, Jake Munoz explains his adaptation to major back and cervical surgery
challenges. He has much to share with those going through similar procedures and recovery.
Jake Munoz shares the family history around this 1951 CJ3A flat-fender Jeep
4x4 and all of the modifications he has made. Many of the modifications have accommodated Jake's spinal
surgeries and help offset the risk of re-injuring his spine. His family's safety a priority, Jake
has built his 4x4 for hard trail use.
Jake's heavily modified flat-fender Jeep 4x4 is equipped for
challenges like the Rubicon Trail. Through seven major spinal surgeries, Jake Munoz has maintained his passion for
family recreational four-wheeling. In this HD video, Jake takes us on a tour of of his flat-fender Jeep
Jake climbs into the cab, an effort for anyone with the
radical lift kit and oversized tires! Once in the cab and racing bucket seats, occupants strap on four-point
harnesses. An effective way to protect occupants from lateral jarring, these seat belts are part of the safety
equipment on this Jeep.
This roll cage will handle the most severe trail challenges and
threats. Tubes run in several directions and have been tested with calculated roll-overs on the worst trails. This
rig has seen the Rubicon Trail and many other notorious outlets. Its powerplant is a Chevy V-8, necessary for
toting all of this mass around! Coil-over shock/springs have made the ride quality managable. This suspension helps
Jake continue to four-wheel despite his seven spinal surgeries. Jake is proactive about making the best of his
back and neck issues. He does everything his medical team will approval, keeping active, strong and