Offroad Obstacle Course

Offroad Obstacle Course


this is Mike Levine from pickup trucks
dot com for the 2008 light-duty half-ton shoot up we’re about to do an off road test with
each of our crew cab 4 by 4s the off road test had three obstacles the
first one was a gravel pit to test out how well the trucks could escape the
quicksand-like trap from a complete stop the second obstacle was a 75-foot long
forty six point six percent grade we climbed up the backside and for high
to test out the trucks power and traction control abilities then we crawl
down the other side of the hill in 4 low to check out just how well
these trucks could descent and our third obstacle was too buried telephone poles
for the trucks to climb over to check their ground clearance of the six trucks
we tested we thought the nissan titan pro-4x was
the best all-around truck through the obstacle course its transfer case
switchgear was placed intuitively next to the shifter so is easy to quickly
shift from 4 high to 4 low and back again and was also the easiest truck to
walk through each of the obstacles it crawled down the back side of the hill
without requiring any breaks and when we tackle the telephone poles
it cleared both with plenty of room to spare the truck that was most challenged by
off-road obstacle course the toyota tundra it had excellent power but the
steep ascents and descents and the telephone poles challenge to the ground
plans the remaining four trucks the chevy
silverado and GMC sierra ford f150 Dodge Ram all had similar results to each
other through the off-road obstacle course the Sierra and the silverado were
virtually identical trucks the only difference the Rancho shocks in
the Sierra the stiffer shocks gave the Sierra a slight advantage over the
Silverado preventing the CR from scraping obstacles the Silverado touched we ran into one issue with this year
when we tried to shift into 4 low it took several tries backing up and going
forward with the truck before finally engaged the dodge ram had plenty of
power for the trail but it’s low crawl ratio in 4 made it tough to crawl
down the backside of the steep hill without wanting to use the brakes the
f-150 performed remarkably similar to the Silverado it also scrape the high
points but the scripts on the 150 deeper because the third cross member on the
f-150 s frame hung very low what you’ve just seen is a small part of
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