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Is it really that hard to climb loose sand?

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Unknown, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. Jun 13, 2010 at 11:34 PM
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  2. Jun 13, 2010 at 11:36 PM
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    solus HOME!!!

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    yes it is when you don't have traction
     
  3. Jun 13, 2010 at 11:38 PM
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    lol...apparently

    Our trucks are pretty light so maybe that makes a big difference :notsure:
    Tires can be a variable too :)
     
  4. Jun 13, 2010 at 11:39 PM
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    "TRACTION" , mite wanna look that one up. just saying.
     
  5. Jun 13, 2010 at 11:41 PM
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    or speed :laugh:

    When in doubt...BARGE IT!!!! :burnrubber:
     
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    oohh ok i thought it was just my Takito :)
     
  7. Jun 13, 2010 at 11:42 PM
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    Well your trucks still a bad ass...especially when compared to a fuckin Suburban :laugh:
     
  8. Jun 13, 2010 at 11:43 PM
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    Bro, compared to a V8! ;)
     
  9. Jun 13, 2010 at 11:44 PM
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    Like everyone is saying: traction, tires, and truck weight. Those 3 components each have a little something to do with it. Combined is a recipe for poor performance. Unfortunately that's how this cookie crumbles.
     
  10. Jun 13, 2010 at 11:44 PM
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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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    do this
     
  13. Jun 14, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    Thanks guys
     
  14. Jun 14, 2010 at 10:56 AM
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    More Skinny!!!!!!!!!
     
  15. Jun 14, 2010 at 10:58 AM
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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.
     
  16. Jun 14, 2010 at 11:07 AM
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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.
     
  17. Jun 14, 2010 at 11:12 AM
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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.
     
  18. Jun 14, 2010 at 11:18 AM
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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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