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Jeep grand Cherokee and VW Bug Stuck - Whoops!

Posted in Whoops on December 26, 2014
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Fording Jeeps
A couple of friends and I decided it would be a good idea to drive along a river one evening. When we first tested the riverbed, it was hard rock until all of a sudden we were driving on soft sand. I thankfully made it to a raised sand bar and parked there as I waited for my friend in his new Rubicon to come down. He got stuck in the sand and I had to pull him out. This led to me being stuck past my wheels and almost to the top of my fenders by the end of the night. Fortunately, we were able to get a tow company to pull us out of our ruts so that we could turn around and drive out.
Andrew Summers
Viawhoops@4wheeloffroad.com

Baja Latte?
I was out with the Baja after fixing its engine and decided to tool around in a field near where I live and a Cars & Coffee is usually held. After exploring for a little while, I was headed back and decided to go the short way to the parking lot over what I thought was dried mud. I was wrong. It was clay and the Bug dug in. I had to go back and get my Land Cruiser to winch it out. Whoops.
Joe Schigel
Via whoops@4wheeloffroad.com

Submission Information
Send us your wheeling foul-ups! Letters must be signed by the vehicle’s owner. Due to the large volume of mail we receive, we regret that not all submissions can be used and none will be returned. Digital photos must measure at least 1,600 by 1,200 pixels (or two megapixels) and be saved as a TIFF, an EPS, or a maximum-quality JPEG file.
Write to: Whoops!, 4-Wheel & Off-Road, 831 S. Douglas St., El Segundo, CA 90245
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