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Old 11-30-2008, 10:41 PM
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Default Can I drive my 1996 Ford Ranger (2 wheel drive, 6 cylinders) on the beach/dunes?

If I let my friends talk me into driving my '96 Ford Ranger out on the beach this weekend to camp, will I get stuck?

Its a 2 wheel drive (rear wheels), 6 cylinder pickup truck.

If you answer no, include any tips for driving out there.
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Old 11-30-2008, 10:41 PM
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unless where u live has reeeaaalllly soft sand i would say no, but at first drive slow and see how it goes and speed up when u find out if it works. But I know on beaches like daytona people drive even small cars all the time, but thats also not in dunes and there going like 10 mph
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Old 11-30-2008, 10:42 PM
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you can drive it anywhere but its probably not safe on sand
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:44 PM
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Default Re: Can I drive my 1996 Ford Ranger (2 wheel drive, 6 cylinders) on the beach/dunes?

just let some air out of your tires...thats what everyone else does i dont drivbe primariliy on sand but i have gotten stuck in sand pits and while i dont air down my tires i stilll manage to get out in 2wd

far as i can tell you....go if someone else has a 4x4 and can help you out if needed! wash your truck afterwards!

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Old 01-19-2011, 12:42 AM
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Default Re: Can I drive my 1996 Ford Ranger (2 wheel drive, 6 cylinders) on the beach/dunes?

Sure, you can drive it across an active volcano if you want...you just won't get very far as the tires burst into flames and the entire vehicle is engulfed in about 2.3 seconds.
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Old 01-19-2011, 03:32 AM
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Sure, you can drive it across an active volcano if you want...you just won't get very far as the tires burst into flames and the entire vehicle is engulfed in about 2.3 seconds.
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Old 01-19-2011, 07:25 PM
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Default Re: Can I drive my 1996 Ford Ranger (2 wheel drive, 6 cylinders) on the beach/dunes?

go around 8-12 psi. and have a limited slip rear end will help. also dont stop on an incline only flat or down
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Old 01-19-2011, 07:28 PM
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Default Re: Can I drive my 1996 Ford Ranger (2 wheel drive, 6 cylinders) on the beach/dunes?

this question is from 2008...
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Old 01-19-2011, 07:31 PM
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Default Re: Can I drive my 1996 Ford Ranger (2 wheel drive, 6 cylinders) on the beach/dunes?

Wow,OLD lol. I dont understand the whole "Guest" thing.
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must've been an old feature, didnt have to create a user name to post.
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