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Old 12-11-2010, 10:07 PM
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Re: Ouch...bang! bang!

The dip was about a one ft. by 5ft.ish.. wide...est..
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Going from a sports car to a jeep is tough..

Not sure how any sports car (with much lower ground clearance) could have fared better
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Re: Ouch...bang! bang!

The OP is looking for a stiffer ride I believe. He used the story of the hole to illustrate how soft it is.
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The OP is looking for a stiffer ride I believe. He used the story of the hole to illustrate how soft it is.
I get that part of it.

But if you bottom out the suspension on a WK2 from a road condition (dip, pothole, etc.) I think a sports car would fare even worse (with damage likely). So I don't understand why he would need to "get used to" the Jeep. If he is comparing handling that's one thing but crashing through road imperfections is another.
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I get that part of it.

But if you bottom out the suspension on a WK2 from a road condition (dip, pothole, etc.) I think a sports car would fare even worse (with damage likely). So I don't understand why he would need to "get used to" the Jeep. If he is comparing handling that's one thing but crashing through road imperfections is another.

I think he was speaking of two subjects in one post. First speaking of how soft it is such as overland was saying and than more of a "while on the subject" kind of thing he was saying he wanted a stiffer suspension like or as close to the sports cars he was used to.
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Could not have said it better guys..Happy Holidays!!
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Re: Ouch...bang! bang!

What size tires are those? Looking at the height of the sidewall, I would say that's the explanation for the Ouch... bang! bang! Plus you probably had the stiffer suspension in sport mode.

If you had 18" wheels and tires, probably would've floated right over that pothole.
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