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” Forget suspension flex, just install a pivoting chassis! Now you’re talking! “




How To Drive On The Beach—Without Getting Stuck



” Driving on hard-packed beach sand, like at Daytona Beach, is a piece of cake. Any car will do, because the moisture in the sand keeps it cohesive. The biggest problem you might have is leaving the car parked until the tide comes in. Loose, fluffy sand, however, is a more difficult proposition. Here are tips for driving on all types of sand.

– The first thing to do in any kind of vehicle is to let the air out of the tires. Drop the pressure to levels way, way too low to use on pavement. Twelve to 15 psi is good—less if you have narrow, high-profile tires. This increases the tire’s footprint, allowing it to float over the sand instead of digging a trench.  “