In addition to whatever carelessness and/or inexperience may have led to this, could not airing down to an appropriate psi cause something this extreme?If you get into soft sand away from the water where it is not as packed down, I would recommend that you air down your tires for better traction.
Turn off traction control. You don't want one tire with more torque for the same reason that you don't want big lugged tires. The tendency will be for that tire to dig in. Instead, you want continuous momentum and power to all tires equally.Better to turn "traction control" off or leave it on in the deep sand?
Even though we live here at the beach I've only driven the Rubicon in the soft sand twice with fully aired up tires just to see how it would do.
I tried turning it off for a bit then back on while in 4H and I couldn't tell any difference. Thoughts?
Looking at portable air pumps now. Viair and Smittybuilt are a couple. can you share what you have and how it works? Thanks.vehicles off road. In fact, I just picked up a heavy duty one just for the jeep. Comes in a little black duffle bag and will fully inflate a Jeep tire in about 3 minutes. When you go off-road, you air down. When you come back you air back up in the parking lot before hitting the road.
Whoever said Jeeps are bad in the sand has a definite bias against them for some reason. Most of the sand recoveries I've seen were done by Jeeps, usually pulling out a huge manhood compensator diesel.