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13wk2 10-28-2012 02:19 PM

Water fording
 
Does anyone know of how much water the wk2 can go through. I think jeep says 20 inches but with this storm coming my area that I live in floods and wondering if my wk2 can go through deeper water. I know to be careful about the intake and to keep an eye on the doors from taking on water. Anything with the EPs I should be worried about this is my first eps vehicle. Thanks guys

moosehead 10-28-2012 03:44 PM

Re: Water fording
 
22"+ was good to go, stay slow

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f73/yay-or-nay-41299.html

kc92886 10-29-2012 03:11 PM

Re: Water fording
 
I would say Yay. Had no issue in roughly 22". Make certain to keep slow steady momentum to make a small wave around the vehicle. Doing so will keep the water level around the car a little lower as long as you maintain the speed all the way through.

AAAA 10-30-2012 09:16 AM

Re: Water fording
 
You should be fine until you run over that piece of broken up wooden dock with the 6" nail in it.

77rednecktruck 10-31-2012 06:31 AM

Re: Water fording
 
I am not sure how deep my Jeep was but I had half of the hood submerged at the Outer Banks last year. The puddle was a little deeper than expected. :) It pulled through just fine and even though the air intake by the hood was under water, the filter was still dry. It is a good design. I wouldn't worry about it. :)


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