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Unread 06-30-2009, 06:21 PM   #91
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That didn't suck up any water?
Nope, was using a conical filter 2

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Unread 06-30-2009, 06:27 PM   #92
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Oh if only this were true...but its not. Like many ppl say, its a Jeep, not a submarine. Believe me, I loved water crossings as well, but it can get very expensive very fast. I drove thru about 2ft of water this summer, (about up to my side steps), and I almost completely flooded my tranny w/ water. I was scared as **** when I noticed my milky brown trans fluid, and ended up flushing the entire trans and filter. LUCKILY, that only cost me a little over a $100, but it could've been worse. A new transmission woulda cost me bout $2,000 or so, so sorry man, but this stuff can sure get expensive.
only if you have an automatic with low breather tubes
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Unread 06-30-2009, 06:53 PM   #93
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Guys, a question: How do you determine how deep the water is before you cross? How do you know how deep you are getting yourself into before you do it?
We have a guy in our club who's jeep we call the Depth Finder. It rides on 39's and lots of lift If his front end goes under the rest of us turn around.
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Unread 06-30-2009, 07:08 PM   #94
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I think we have a winner. I'm guessing this jeep was on a ship sunk during WWII.
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Unread 06-30-2009, 07:29 PM   #95
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I think we have a winner. I'm guessing this jeep was on a ship sunk during WWII.


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that's awesome


new battery, new fluids and she'll start right up.....


no... but it'd be nice.
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Unread 06-30-2009, 07:55 PM   #96
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Hardly the deepest, but my stock '05 Sport on my first wheelin trip. 45k 30" GS-A and all







So much fun, went back for round 2:

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Unread 06-30-2009, 07:58 PM   #97
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You hardly got the oil pan wet, yet alone the bumper! Did the wheels even go completely under?!?!

J/K, baby steps... Maybe if I had started out slower, I'd still have my XJ...
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Unread 06-30-2009, 08:49 PM   #98
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I can't find any better ones, but I have had the wake over the hood once or twice.






Didn't go so well for this guy, there were 6, yes 6, full size diesel trucks and 1 gasser hooked up to him in two separate lines . Just while I was there, I saw 5-10 straps and a couple winch cables snap.
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Unread 07-01-2009, 08:18 AM   #99
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This is Corbett, our regular wheeling spot in Palm Beach County. Not much fun if you hate mud and water. The blue Jeep is the Depth Finder.

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Tractor tires anybody?

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Unread 07-01-2009, 11:54 AM   #100
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you guys are all nuts!!! these are some awesome water crossings

i took my tj through some water and i flipped out when the water went over the hood right when i got in it. had to flush my transmission fluid and filter afterwards tho. didnt know it had an open vent
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Unread 07-01-2009, 02:30 PM   #101
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Are there no laws against that kind of thing where you guys are? I live up in New England and if I got caught splashing too heavily through a puddle in the road I'd probably have all kinds of government in uncomfortable places. Not judging, just super jealous that these places exist.
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Unread 07-01-2009, 03:22 PM   #102
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Are there no laws against that kind of thing where you guys are? I live up in New England and if I got caught splashing too heavily through a puddle in the road I'd probably have all kinds of government in uncomfortable places. Not judging, just super jealous that these places exist.

I know what you mean! They are strick up here in VT also.
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Unread 07-01-2009, 03:45 PM   #103
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Not the deepest out there, but it killed my alternator none the less.

I've been through water a little bit deeper than that, but this was the nastiest water hole I've hit.
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Unread 07-01-2009, 05:26 PM   #104
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same here in MA
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Unread 07-01-2009, 09:42 PM   #105
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Im from RI and wheel in MA and CT and just look out and itll be fine!
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