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Old 08-28-2019, 01:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Water Crossings - quick question and looking for someone to talk to about best lines

We are heading up September 10th. Per Dream Flow current rate is 260 CFS and it has been dropping about 30 CFS per week indicating it will be at 200 CFS if that pattern continues.

Two of the rigs in our group are Jeep Rubicons on 35s and about 4" of lift. While I know they can get across the question is can they get across on the correct line without taking on water. One has a sound system with the amp under the seat which he would like to keep dry.

I have researched best lines thoroughly and have a good idea of where to take all crossings but would still like to talk to someone experienced on the issue.

We have been through several times but always on the Sierra Trek when water flow is a non issue.

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Old 08-28-2019, 02:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The second crossing does not have a "good line"
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Old 08-28-2019, 03:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Current flow is 105....could go back up????

If the two jeeps have doors (with seals) then as long as they don't get stuck and sit for a while, they'll probably take on very little water. ymmv
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200 or under you will have no problem.

Remove amp if it looks to deep when first person crosses?
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You should stay home and let your boyfriend have his way with you if the sole reason for not crossing is "I don't want to ruin my amp."
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You should stay home and let your boyfriend have his way with you if the sole reason for not crossing is "I don't want to ruin my amp."
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Guess I wasn’t the only one thinking that.

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You should stay home and let your boyfriend have his way with you if the sole reason for not crossing is "I don't want to ruin my amp."
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Don't know what to say. You guys are quite simply an embarressment to all four wheelers world wide. Why would you care if someone cares about their vehicle? Probably because yours is a piece of crap you trailer to the trail and trash. Hope you never need my help on the trail.
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Don't know what to say. You guys are quite simply an embarressment to all four wheelers world wide. Why would you care if someone cares about their vehicle? Probably because yours is a piece of crap you trailer to the trail and trash. Hope you never need my help on the trail.
Oh really? When is the last time you've done a trail clean up or confronted someone about going off the trail?

I see more people in pretty jeeps disrespectimg trails than I do beat up crawlers.

Maybe just wait until the next Sierra trek
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Interesting you think I drive a pretty Jeep. I have a 73 FJ40, linked front and back, LS3, Atlas, Spidertax 9" with ARB front and rear, 37" Krawlers, built in Premier Welder, etc... Let it go. I was just trying to help some friends.
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Don't know what to say. You guys are quite simply an embarressment to all four wheelers world wide. Why would you care if someone cares about their vehicle? Probably because yours is a piece of crap you trailer to the trail and trash. Hope you never need my help on the trail.
You said you have been on the trail, you know the limits of your rigs better than we do.
If the water gets to deep, back up and try another line. If you dont think you can make it without water entering then turn around and go back OR pony up and cross the creek.

The flow changes based on several factors, The lines change from time to time, there is no good line at committee.

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