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Re: in the deep end [Re: Everet] #962257 09/07/09 05:40 PM
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DennisThompson Offline
Body Damage is Cool
As long as you keep moving the shape of the hood creates an air bubble. If you stop moving shut off the engine ASAP. I have never crossed water that deep but I wouldn't worry about it.


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98 Jeep TJ, 4" Zone springs with RC Long arms, Ford 8.8", 4.56 gears & Detroit locker rear, D30, 4.56 & Detroit Trutrack front.
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Re: in the deep end [Re: 4runnernomore] #962258 09/07/09 08:01 PM
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It's all fine untill the water gets into your passenger footwell. No amount of snorkel will help you then <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/shiner.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/shiner.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/shiner.gif" alt="" />

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Re: in the deep end [Re: DamKia] #962259 09/07/09 09:48 PM
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jays2001 Offline
back to the muffler coment, as long as the engine is running no water is going up that pipe, mine is off in front of drivers rear tire and goes under deep and yes water on floor board no problems except door locks worked by them selfs for awhile till she dried out. but in small waves like in the photo ,do that everytime we go wheeling and i have never had a issue yet,

01 w/31 in. mtr,winch,elec.fan ,4 in.suspension lift and 4in. body lift,front and rear hitch. NOT ENOUGH POWER so V8 and solid axles coming soon.2013
Re: in the deep end [Re: jays2001] #962260 09/07/09 11:10 PM
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bombardj1 Offline
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I think DamKia is talking about the computer under the passenger foot panel.

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Re: in the deep end [Re: budicexxx] #962261 09/07/09 11:15 PM
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bombardj1 Offline
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hey we only get a photo with part of the front end in the water, come on budicexxx, close the window and will see if the kia floats, lol.

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Re: in the deep end [Re: bombardj1] #962262 09/08/09 12:24 AM
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budicexxx Offline OP
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Well before i put my lift i went through water for about 100 yards and there was three deep spots about 20 feet each hole that i had to put side windows up and water was over the hood. The only issue i had was at the end of the third big hole i lost power due to the clutch fan wich got to go soon. Happens often. But i still made it. Also its hard to take pics of myself when i go as i am the only one that usually brings my camera.

2001 sporty, tj rear springs with rav4 shocks, ford alloys machined centers with 30x9.5x15, front spacers. more upgrades to come.
Re: in the deep end [Re: budicexxx] #962263 09/08/09 07:04 AM
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Nukeiridium Offline
Body Damage is Cool
You can waterproof the computer.

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Re: in the deep end [Re: Nukeiridium] #962264 09/08/09 10:21 PM
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Hydra747 Offline
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Nice Country!

Any fish there? <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cheers.gif" alt="" />

Seriously, I would never have done that. Glad that u made it across (U did didn't you)?

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