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Old 06-14-2010, 12:34 AM   #1
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Is it really that hard to climb loose sand?

Today i went in a construction place and i decided to climb a little hill (8-12 feet) and i noticed that the Taco was struggling but it made it...

My question is if it really hurt to climb loose gravel,sand, ect?



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cII1uC5buW4


and heres my friend's Suburban


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Old 06-14-2010, 12:36 AM   #2
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yes it is when you don't have traction
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Old 06-14-2010, 12:38 AM   #3
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lol...apparently

Our trucks are pretty light so maybe that makes a big difference
Tires can be a variable too
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Old 06-14-2010, 12:39 AM   #4
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"TRACTION" , mite wanna look that one up. just saying.
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Old 06-14-2010, 12:41 AM   #5
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"TRACTION" , mite wanna look that one up. just saying.
or speed

When in doubt...BARGE IT!!!!
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Old 06-14-2010, 12:41 AM   #6
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yes it is when you don't have traction
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lol...apparently

Our trucks are pretty light so maybe that makes a big difference
Tires can be a variable too


oohh ok i thought it was just my Takito
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Old 06-14-2010, 12:42 AM   #7
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oohh ok i thought it was just my truck
Well your trucks still a bad ass...especially when compared to a fuckin Suburban
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Old 06-14-2010, 12:43 AM   #8
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Well your trucks still a bad ass...especially when compared to a fuckin Suburban

Bro, compared to a V8!
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Well, considering you are at a construction site. And this dirt was dug up by tractors and such, it will be very loose. Compared to dirt that hasn't been dug up recently.
When it is a real soft/powdery dirt, there isn't a lot of opinions in the traction department.
I suppose you can lower air pressure, and go faster.
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Well, considering you are at a construction site. And this dirt was dug up by tractors and such, it will be very loose. Compared to dirt that hasn't been dug up recently.
When it is a real soft/powdery dirt, there isn't a lot of opinions in the traction department.
I suppose you can lower air pressure, and go faster.
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Also depends on if you stop at the bottom of the hill before trying to go up. Don't stop especially when headed uphill in loose soil/sand/dirt.
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Fresh loose powder dirt=less traction. But it looks fun and I have done that many times here in farmland California.
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There is still some of that in my sneakers. I can send it to ya if want to climb it some more.
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Heres the best advice I can give! Drop the PSI in your tires down to about 15-17. Its like you just attached tank tracks to your truck, even with my worn out stock tires.
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