Ocala National Forest/ Jeep newbie - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > Trail Talk and Land Use Forums > On The Trail

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 04-07-2013, 09:16 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
howabusa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Flatlands of Ohio
Posts: 33
Images: 1
Ocala National Forest/ Jeep newbie

Taking the wife and driving to Florida next week. I see that the Ocala National Forest has some off road trails. I have only had my Jeep for 2 months. Haven't had much experience off road, ever. My 2011 JKS is stock with 235/17" inch Wranglers. What do I need to know?, Total newb.

howabusa is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-09-2013, 01:17 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
howabusa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Flatlands of Ohio
Posts: 33
Images: 1
OK, How about some info on wheelin in sand, like ocala?

howabusa is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-13-2013, 04:15 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
A_Sapp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: North Central Florida
Posts: 64
Not much of an offroad expert, but I play around a bit on the weekends.

From what I've found out, and what people have told me, for loose sand you want to get up a good speed (not fast, but not creeping along), and try to keep your RPMs at that level all the way through.

Whatever you do, do not try to give it more power if you start slowing down, that'll just dig you down. I've been through some pretty nasty sugar sand with normal AT tires by just keeping the RPMs steady and letting it pull its way out.

If you head past Lake City, Osceola Nat'l Forest is also a good place to ride. Get a map though, and if the water looks deep, it is. Found that out last time when I had it almost up over my headlights.
A_Sapp is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:24 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC