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post #1 of 4 Old 01-17-2010, 04:01 PM Thread Starter
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Sandbags for Winter (Onroad) Driving?

Yeah or Nay? Anyone thrown a hundred+ pounds of sandbag in the back and has it made any difference? (I have an unlimited).

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post #2 of 4 Old 01-17-2010, 04:21 PM
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Didn't do anything for me. I took em out after a couple of days. With the ESP they really aren't needed. I found them to be a PITA and took up to much room

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The only vehicle I threw sandbags in the back was my rear-wheel-drive pickups to help balance the weight, and therefore traction, since trucks are so light in the rear when empty. Your Wrangler comes out of the factory almost perfectly balanced, so the only reason to keep sand bags would be if you needed to spread the sand on the ice for traction.

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