After waiting 110 days for my JL to show up, I took it for a swim!

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im glad you finally got your jeep. Your wait was unreal

Awesome :rock::rock::like::like::beer::beer:
 

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Damm, very impressive. I think I read 30 inches is the depth thru water, at what point will the Jeep bog down, when the water is hood height?
 
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Damm, very impressive. I think I read 30 inches is the depth thru water, at what point will the Jeep bog down, when the water is hood height?
30 inches is just about to the bottom slots of the grill.

And that's what Jeep advertises of course Liability would be their limit. Realistically it'll go deeper. Intake is at the top of of the engine bay.

If you keep it slow it'll pull through just fine.

You'll kill the engine when you suck in water through the intake. Engine will suffocate.
 

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30 inches is just about to the bottom slots of the grill.

And that's what Jeep advertises of course Liability would be their limit. Realistically it'll go deeper. Intake is at the top of of the engine bay.

If you keep it slow it'll pull through just fine.

You'll kill the engine when you suck in water through the intake. Engine will suffocate.
Did you drain the axles after or do anything to reroute the air breathers?
 
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Did you drain the axles after or do anything to reroute the air breathers?
That's a negative. I'll do some more research on this though.

I recall a thread on here talking about that
 

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Very nice - looks like a good time!
 
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Did you drain the axles after or do anything to reroute the air breathers?
Found a video that showed the rear breather tube - it is located pretty dang high. I will have to take a look underneath and see how high up they are.
 

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Found a video that showed the rear breather tube - it is located pretty dang high. I will have to take a look underneath and see how high up they are.
Good to know let me know what you find I haven't done much water fording yet...also enjoy your JL you've waited long enough for 3+ people on here :jk:
 

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What wheels are those? They look great!
 

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What size are they? Are you going with Mopar beadlocks?
 

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