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These are two videos for my commander driving in soft sand dunes in Saudi Arabia

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Sport 4.7L, QTII
 

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Looks like the XK handled pretty good stock. Did you have to air down any?
 

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Looks like fun, sounded windy up there.
 

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Cool! That looks like a LOT of fun to drive in. I don't think that I could afford the gas to drive all the way to Saudi Arabia, though. I guess that I will just have to enjoy your vid. :D
-Hemi
 

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CrzCajun said:
Looks like the XK handled pretty good stock. Did you have to air down any?
The sand over here is very soft and dry, and letting the air down is essential otherwise I would have easily get stuck or it would have been very difficult to drive through. The air pressure in both vids were around 17 psi. Also the ESP was in full off and only using 1st or 2nd gears.

I gave it a try couple of times to drive in such sand without letting the air down, and it was very heavy movement like something pulling you backwards.

My commander has QT-II, Do you think QD-II would make a lot of difference in such situations?
 

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Another video

Another video
 

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I drove my Xterra on the beach @ the Outer Banks, NC. I was never able to get all of that damn sand out of everything, even after 5 years I would come across sand in some spots.
 

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Looks like a blast. Thanks for posting the vids.
 

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Been in Sand Dunes driving course (pics)

I have been in a Sand Dunes driving course last weekend, here are some pics.









 

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Stuck

And eventually stuck !!! :cool:



 

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ahmed255 - These are amazing pictures! absolutely amazing! Did you dig out or get pulled out?
I would never do this alone. My friend was with me driving his car and he pulled me from the front. I just was a bit slow, just little faster would have been enough to flip over and slide down.

I also have Air-Jack which might help in such situation if I put it under the rear differential.
 

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Those are some nice pics. Do you have any tips for us?
 

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nice pics, looks fun.......
 

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thats cool!....looks like you are miles from anywhere.........so is the desert sand hard on the vehicles. i have heard its wears more....
 

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Good job with the camera.
 
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