Last post on Nov 29, 2008 at 3:33 PM
You are in the SUVs
What is this discussion about?
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Land Rover LR3, Lexus GX 470, Motorsports, SUV
#26 of 27 Re: Uh? I can explain 
Dec 21, 2007 (7:49 pm)
NICE! I miss offroading, haven't done it in about 3 years.
#27 of 27 Re: SUV's water fording ability [bosi77]
Nov 29, 2008 (3:33 pm)
2000 (3rd Gen) Toyota 4Runner...
I've forded more water than I probably should have, and although it was standing still, it wasn't any less scary. My truck was stock height, with no aftermarket additions, and I was pushing water approx. 4 to 6 inches above the bottom of my windshield. I would imagine that this is approx. 3.5 to 4 feet of water. If I would have stopped in the water, I would have gotten water in the engine and inside the SUV, but since I kept moving and only submerged for 5 to 10 seconds, the water stayed out of all important areas, namely the intake. Stock, the intake gets its air from inside the left fender, and since I had enough speed, I guess there was enough air trapped in the fender to keep moving.
I DO NOT recommend you try this without the the proper water fording kit.