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Unread 02-13-2014, 05:01 PM   #31
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Yes. Jeeps are great in the snow.. I'm more impressed with the Bills license plate in front.. Not many people rock the Bills other than Us here

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Unread 02-13-2014, 05:04 PM   #32
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No you don't. Quadrtrac II or Quadradrive. Unless you've done some serious hacking and installed the WK independent front suspension (and replaced the rear axle along with).

But yes, all terrains are going to be better on packed snow than mud terrains - MTs have little to no siping. In deep snow, the muds should churn through just fine.

Still, definitely sounds like your Jeep has issues. My Quadradrive system is beyond impressive in snow - deep or packed.
My MTs did awesome, I only broke loose when I wanted to.
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Unread 02-13-2014, 07:04 PM   #33
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Yes. Jeeps are great in the snow.. I'm more impressed with the Bills license plate in front.. Not many people rock the Bills other than Us here
Oh yes! Gotta rock the Bills. Im a huge Jim Kelly fan. Glad to see another Billiever haha!
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Unread 02-13-2014, 07:06 PM   #34
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Mud tires are generally not the best in the snow, a good set of all terrains will do better in my experience. I have quadra drive 2 and it is currently not working all that well haha
Agreed. I have BF Goodrich's A/Ts (8 ply) and they were a beast. Went on the backroads with 14" + and it handled great. I also had the Kelly Safari TSRs and they handled great too. I dont know which of the two tires I like more.
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Unread 02-13-2014, 07:20 PM   #35
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Mud tires are generally not the best in the snow, a good set of all terrains will do better in my experience. I have quadra drive 2 and it is currently not working all that well haha
I run Michelin Cross Terrains year round. No problems at all.

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Unread 02-13-2014, 07:23 PM   #36
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Oh yes! Gotta rock the Bills. Im a huge Jim Kelly fan. Glad to see another Billiever haha!
Well, you got a rival here, Cincinnati Bengal fan. I hated Bill Belichick, still do.

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Unread 02-13-2014, 07:37 PM   #37
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Well, you got a rival here, Cincinnati Bengal fan. I hated Bill Belichick, still do. Sent from my iPad using electrons
Lol. That was a good one. At first I thought you were being serious.
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Unread 02-13-2014, 09:07 PM   #38
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Got to have some fun I the snow today, little over 13 inches here. WJ did great on BFG all terrains despite a failing 4wd system (even after fluid change) back end would come out a bit, just made it more exciting ha.
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Unread 02-13-2014, 09:18 PM   #39
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I live in Wisconsin so we get plenty of snow... I've gotta say, my wj is pretty worthless in the slippery stuff. By comparison my girlfriends 230000 mile 97 Explorer absolutely schools my jeep. Kind of embarrassing.
What? Blasphemy!

You need to get your jeep checked out then. I'm also from WI and in a recent snow storm I took a (far out of town, and tight radius) roundabout at 17mph! No slip! 4 times around! I could have gone more, but my point was proven...

Explorer....sad face.....
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Unread 02-13-2014, 10:04 PM   #40
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Lol. That was a good one. At first I thought you were being serious.
About.....?

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Unread 02-13-2014, 10:31 PM   #41
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What? Blasphemy!

You need to get your jeep checked out then. I'm also from WI and in a recent snow storm I took a (far out of town, and tight radius) roundabout at 17mph! No slip! 4 times around! I could have gone more, but my point was proven...

Explorer....sad face.....
Yeah dude, my jeep sucks.
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Unread 02-13-2014, 10:47 PM   #42
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Last year, I was able to spin, in a circle, in one place, in the parking lot. I haven't tried this year. My ankles are getting worse and I cannot walk as far as I used to, because of my 2004 accident.

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Unread 02-14-2014, 12:00 AM   #43
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come on just two pics of snow jeeps please more jeep snow lol
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Unread 02-14-2014, 12:06 AM   #44
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Snow???



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Just a few from this winter :-D
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Unread 02-14-2014, 05:49 AM   #45
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I live in Wisconsin so we get plenty of snow... I've gotta say, my wj is pretty worthless in the slippery stuff. By comparison my girlfriends 230000 mile 97 Explorer absolutely schools my jeep. Kind of embarrassing.
Then something is wrong with it.

My qudra-tracII is a snowmobile with rubber tires. Grammys limited with qudradrive is so far unstoppable.
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