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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 11-11-2007, 12:18 PM Thread Starter
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We went down to Savannah for some geocaching this weekend and found a nice little off-road area to play in. It had mud, (small) hills, and relatively deep soft sand. This was the first I'd had my Commander in any sand, so I was curious to see how it'd do. I was impressed, it had no issues in the sand, and even when I stopped dead in the sand, I could get moving without problems. I even did some sand donuts.

Not many pics, but a decent video (I think). All video credits go to my navigator/spotter/wife.







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Nice pics. Good to see a dirty commander. Did you have any rubbing issues with that size tire? Are you using wheel spacers?

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No rubbing issues. No spacers. I picked the tire size specifically for the purpose of not having to deal with either rubbing issues or spacers. Spacers are good for Street Commanders, but I just don't like the idea of adding a weaker point when I'm going to be out and about.

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No rubbing issues. No spacers. I picked the tire size specifically for the purpose of not having to deal with either rubbing issues or spacers. Spacers are good for Street Commanders, but I just don't like the idea of adding a weaker point when I'm going to be out and about.
Thanks for the info. That'll probably be the tire size that I go with. Nice video also.

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Nice pics and video. That's the kind of stuff I have to play in here in SC on the coast.
Really? Where in SC are your playgrounds? I may have to head up that way...

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looked like fun!vid was great too!-43

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Very nice vid and pics, makes wanna go wheelin.


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nice to see you getting out and working the commander!!!

do you have a lift on there? its looks pretty good.
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Did you air down in the sand?
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Nope, didn't air down at all. Everything was just like I ran it on the interstate on the way down - and still no issues.

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