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TheBostonWrangler 12-07-2009 09:37 PM

If you drive on sand
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take the air out of your tires!! Here's the saying:

"12 psi - your rig will never die"

This guy didn't air down. He said, "I never had to in the past, so I didn't this time either."

The only problem is he was attempting to pass a section of a Holgate NJ beach that is constantly flooded and the ground is well aerated and softened by the different vegetation growing there. At one point, his rig was under water (over the roof). When he opened the hood there was all sorts of sea life and plants jammed in there. The Jeep wouldn't start, no electric, and the rear tires seized.

Numerous people on scene were skeptical about the insurance company's willingness to pay because he was off-road. Anyone have any experience with this?

motokeen 12-07-2009 09:41 PM

Most places will cover it but they may drop him. My friend got t-boned at the end of the dragstrip and his insurance covered it but they droped him after that.

SandDevil93 12-08-2009 04:19 PM

We have a saying in our Glamis group:

" gotta air down!"

How sad, in a new JK too. If I had a new $27k+ JK, I would be sick if this happened. Sorry, no experience, too chicken!

BestopTeam@Bestop 12-08-2009 04:39 PM

I'd rather try to explain that to my Insurance company than to my wife.

daanbc 12-08-2009 08:15 PM

Looks like it was stolen, and then left. (Heh,Heh)...Any ideas?

scott howard 12-08-2009 10:08 PM

Yep looks like it was stolen to me . How else would you explain this ???? And that is the story he should stick

That really is sad

bagged92sdime 12-10-2009 12:21 AM

That blows! I'd say stay away from areas like that and its a NO-BRAINER to air down on the sand.

mrcarcrazy 12-10-2009 03:27 PM

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wait a minute, so you're supposed to Air down? not up? ahh hell. :D

Anyone else see the need for a caption "Ur doin it wrong" ???

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