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It's never going where roads aren't paved. 7 5.51%
a gravel parking lot/road or two 23 18.11%
some light trails with a few ruts and small rocks 67 52.76%
taking it to its limit in stock form 27 21.26%
building it for hard-core rock hopping 3 2.36%
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:52 PM
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will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

Just curious to see how many wk2 owners (or would be owners) plan to take their wk2 off-road?
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

Already had mine 20 miles down a washed out forrest road in Superior National Forest in Northeastern Minnesota. That includes some of the wider trails leading off the main one. I have no issues taking it off road. I wheeled my stock XJ and my built TJ for years. I'm very comfortable and familiar with Jeep capabilities. I'm just not ready to put any trail striping on my brand new 40k vehical
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Old 09-15-2010, 01:07 PM
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

I'll probably look to do some light trail driving. I don't know when or where, but at some point I'll want to at least begin investigating what it will do once the pavement ends, but I just don't see me doing anything hardcore for a long time.
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

My Jeeps are taken "off road" by cruising around construction sites, sometimes with clients in the vehicle. The capability of these vehicles to plow through just about anything, while allowing a client to feel that they are in mid luxury environment is quite nice.
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

a gravel parking lot/road or two
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

The only time I ever took my old ZJ (5.2 Ltd with QD II) off road was on the dry beach in Hamptons that didn't look anywhere near difficult. I got stuck almost immediately but got out with friend pushing me from behind. I think I was doing it wrong (as Jalopnik would have said)
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

Mine will be firmly planted on hard surfaces....UNLESS....my wifes has to see a patient on a gravel road. Which is very rare and her Lexus IS handles just fine now.....LOL
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

Hell no. I don't want to risk scratching up the paint. Will be fun in the snow I guess though
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

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Hell no. I don't want to risk scratching up the paint....
Or hitting your naked butt on a tree branch!!!
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

Climbed a mountain on a road that was better suited to quad runners when the odometer had 800 miles on it.
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Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

wuss!!!! a scrach here and there just build character! hahaha but when i got mine it did hurt to take it out for a run but now the fun is way worth it
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