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Unread 06-24-2009, 05:54 PM   #61
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So what is some of the damage some of you have encountered by doing this stuff?

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Unread 06-24-2009, 05:55 PM   #62
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Unread 06-24-2009, 06:40 PM   #63
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Unread 06-24-2009, 06:57 PM   #64
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So what is some of the damage some of you have encountered by doing this stuff?
well after that day wheeling (see pics above) my water pump went bad, i dont know if it was due to the water crossing or because it was original pump... 12 years! other than that nothing really, one thing i lube the steering linkgage and water squirted from a couple of grease thingies
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Unread 06-24-2009, 08:09 PM   #65
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Unread 06-24-2009, 08:27 PM   #66
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Stuck, super thick mud under. The passenger side got flooded with s*** smelling mud...5 hours of total cleaning...goood time.
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Unread 06-24-2009, 08:50 PM   #67
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Radiator and exhaust

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some nice pics but like others i dont do water higher then the bumper at most due to cold air intake and the whole hydrolock factor

i had one friend of friend who was an idiot and had his XJ for 2 days and we took it to a local muddin spot and he hits this one puddle at speed and its bout bumper deep on his stock xj so it sorta spuddle and stumbles so the fool hammers it at the next puddle and the thing takes a final gulp and throws 2 rods through the pan

had another buddy do the same and buried his dodge up to the hood and pooched his transmission,carpets,amp,crossover and subs

i love rookie wheelers that dont listen when you tell em to check the water first

as for the how do ya know depth...get out and walk it if ya dont like trackin mud and water in your vehicle get some hip waiters and toss em on the roof rack when your done
That sounds reasonable. I wonder what would happen to your radiator if water reaches overthe bumper and make its way in there?
Some buddy told me you could have your exhaust underwater as long as you keep a constant rpm, I guess you could only do that with a stick, right?
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Unread 06-24-2009, 09:24 PM   #68
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That sounds reasonable. I wonder what would happen to your radiator if water reaches overthe bumper and make its way in there?
Some buddy told me you could have your exhaust underwater as long as you keep a constant rpm, I guess you could only do that with a stick, right?
Actually its harder with a stick. You can stall and hydrolock through the exaust. Auto just leave it running. Ive seen some water shooting out of exausts by the gallons.
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Unread 06-25-2009, 12:10 AM   #69
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what would happen to your radiator if water reaches overthe bumper and make its way in there?
Mine was packed with sand , older radiators catch sand quikly . I cleaned what I could and so far so good



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Unread 06-25-2009, 12:18 AM   #70
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All these pictures are great and I love seeing a Jeep used but you must have money to burn. I know I couldn't afford to take a brand new Rubi thru that and take the chance of ruining a motor or frying the electronics in it. I like a water crossing myself but that could get expensive FAST!!
They wouldnt make a wrangler thats not made to get wet. Everything under that hood is water/air tight except for the alternator and intake box and even then you have to spray water directly on or into both of those items to mess them up. They even raised the tranny and axle vents on the JKs. So no...it wont get expensive fast.
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Unread 06-25-2009, 03:24 AM   #71
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i ussually use a really big stick.lol
You'd just whip the one out of your pants right? LOL
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Unread 06-25-2009, 03:27 AM   #72
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Took the rig out today & shot some videos of a river crossing:




YouTube - Nice mermaids
Now THAT's how you forge a river. LOL!
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Unread 06-25-2009, 08:22 PM   #73
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I like this one better a bit more recent

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRBGr39uJBo
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Unread 06-25-2009, 08:31 PM   #74
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i wish i had pictures but i took my yj through at least 100 yards of water that came about half way up the doors, and that's with 4"s of lift and 33s. it got to the point i started to worry about my comp and other electrical components.
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Unread 06-26-2009, 02:34 PM   #75
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you guys are crazy
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