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Trailhawk Stuck in the Desert Sand

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I was reading a "2014 Four Wheeler of the Year" article and came across these pictures. The article didn't mention how the Trailhawk got stuck. I didn't know the circumstances, or even that it was truly stuck until I downloaded the images and it said "Cherokee Stuck" and "Ram Rescues Cherokee".

Now, I never thought of the Trailhawk as a desert runner per say. But, I wonder if the ground clearance or the 4x4 system...or a combination or both....caused it to get stuck. I do believe the 4x4 system only engages when it is needed when not in 4 low. Someone correct me if I am wrong. Good thing for the tow hooks!


Link to the article: http://www.fourwheeler.com/vehicle-reviews/1310-2014-four-wheeler-of-the-year-day-4/

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Yes it bottomed out. Drove in the desert for many years in an Army Hummwv. You never put both sides in the bottom of the ruts. If you look behind it.. the hump is flat. It doesn't matter 4x4 system you have... you high center and wheels can't dig... you are done.
You still have to know the tricks to driving off road... no matter what electronical gizmo thingamabobs they put on it.
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