I've seen plenty of video's of jeeps going into the water-deep water. Besides the snorkle for the air intake, what else is done to prep a jeep to do this? I know mine has carpet, I assume the one's I see have no carpet, But what about the seats/electrical/dash/ tranny/ back-front lights and shifter.? Is there some prep work involved? Just woudering. Thanks.
I have a 2000 sahara automatic. I'm not planning on making it a sub. But down here in florida we do get our share of tropical storms and hurricanes. It would be nice to know that I have a vehicle that is capable of going out after the storm.
I have never driven in a hurricane but have driven on the highway with strong wind gusts. To me it makes sense that a wrangler may not be the best to drive in high winds like you would find in tropical storms and hurricanes. Just think its really light, has a semi hugh center of gravity, and for the most part resembes the aerodynamics of a lunch box on wheels. Just some food for thought cause I know I wouldnt try driving my jeep in hurricane strength winds and its not even lifted yet. However bring on all the mud pits and deep puddles you can toss my way.
bird my drive today was from the badlands coming up us-41 in indiana. The wind blew apart our tent then this afternoons ride was interesting when you see semi's parked and I kept going I probably shoulda stopped. To a TJ being light I dunno about that one tho. Water if you get stuck well turn it off. jump out through the window depending on how fast you move can limit the water in the truck. Tow it out, check to see what you got wet before you start her back up.
Seal the air intake, if you have a cap and rotor seal that, dilectic (spelling?) grease on the plugs. Auto tranny has small breather line on top of tranny, may want to extend that.
Thanks for the heads up. No i dont have a rotor. I think you guys are not reading what i wrote. I said "to go out after the storm" There is no way in he_l that i would go out during a storm! I have been thru 6 of them. Somtimes afterwards there is a great amount of flooding, and the roads are not so safe for regular cars. That's what i meant.