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Old 08-07-2010, 08:11 PM
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crawl ratio

I dont get to play around in 4lo all that much and wasn't curious enough until now. I looked up my crawl ratio for my 97 tj sport and its 31:1. (4.0, 5 spd, 3.07 rear) What kind of terrain/ small obstacles can the jeep make it over without any/very little throttle? Like i said I havent offroaded it much since its my DD but I get to play in lots of snow up here in upstate NY.
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Old 08-07-2010, 08:29 PM   #2
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Best thing is to go try some stuff so you'll know! Just in case... Hard to tell you exactly on here

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Old 08-07-2010, 08:31 PM   #3
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It'll crawl up more stuff than you would expect. In deep snow, a low crawl ratio is no hindrance at all since more wheel speed, not less like a high crawl ratio gives, is the usual need.
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I'll have to try her out on some of the nice grassy hills/ dirt roads around my house. I dont want to tackle anything to extreme because she does have quite a bit of rust underneath ( thanks NY state salt). The jeep is an absolute riot to drive in the snow, whenever the news says a good snow storm is on its way I go out for little joy rides before the plows get to work. Other drivers will be white knuckling the steering wheel and Il go by em with a big grin and the Jeep almost sideways
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