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Old 10-01-2012, 07:49 PM
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Re: Jeep on the beach

Yep it does have quadra lift.
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Agreed. Going on the beach without airing down is just asking for trouble.
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Lol....when driving in sand its more of a driver skill and knowledge than it is the vehicle unless its a wrangler ......
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Let me add that both vehicles I have gotten stuck becuase I didn't air down. Also both vehicles I have not gotten stuck when I aired down.
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Airing down greatly reduces your chances of getting stuck and reduces stress on the transmission. If you like your jeep and plan on driving on soft sand, do yourself a favor and lower the tire pressure.


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Re: Jeep on the beach

awesome i took mine to lancelin over the long weekend and it never skipped a beat, flogged the guts out of it too
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How far would u say the under of the jeep is from the sand with no QL? Im worried about getting ALOT of sand up underneath the jeep.
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:09 AM
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How far would u say the under of the jeep is from the sand with no QL? Im worried about getting ALOT of sand up underneath the jeep.
Well you will have at least several inches. I think the ground clearance is 8 inches or so from the factory?? That should be more than enough to keep sand from building up in the undercarriage.
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Thanks jordan I plan on going to the beach for the 2013 season def looking foward to it.
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Ground clearance depends on speed and the depth of the ruts your driving in, going too fast causes the the jeep to bounce. That causes the undercarriage to bottom out repeatedly. That's what really causes the large sand deposits underneath. I've found that with low tire pressure you can drive much slower, eliminating the bounce and causing almost no sand to collect underneath. I've also made emergency runs on sand before, had no time to air down and had to get to a certain part of the beach ASAP. The jeep fought thru the sand rather than rolling on top of it. I will never do that again. Probably took a year off of the life of the transmission. Not to mention the huge amount of sand the tires threw up into the undercarriage because I had to drive at a higher speed to avoid getting stuck.
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Low tire pressure, slow and steady gives you the max ground clearance.


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