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post #1 of 15 Old May 22nd, 2012, 10:18 AM Thread Starter
 
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Crossing Creeks with RZR's

Thinking about getting a RZR. When crossing deep creeks I dont see anyway around getting wet on a rzr. I'm not scared to get wet, just thinking about when its cold. Is there a trick to staying dry or what? Do dooors help keep water out any?
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post #2 of 15 Old May 22nd, 2012, 10:23 AM
 
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Ride on top with a stick on the gas pedal and reach down with the other hand to steer.
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Re: Crossing Creeks with RZR's

Put a pair of doors on and use plastic spray to fill up the crease in the front to make it water resistant. Will still get water but not enough to drench you.

Wear a pair of neoprene waders or a pair of rubber boots and a waterproof pair of pants.
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Re: Crossing Creeks with RZR's

Yup, wetsuit or waders is about the only way to stay dry.

Seal up the doors...well, it comes up through the drain holes in the floorboard. Plug them up and then you'll have five inches of water in the RZR and have to bail it out.

Best suggestion is get the RZR further up off the ground. Lift kit, bigger tires...you know...spend money like the rest of us!!! LOL

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Re: Crossing Creeks with RZR's

yup...

the only bad part about that is once you lift it up you try deeper holes.lol

I used the plastic spray to fill the crease and it doesn't just pour in when I hit the water but it still comes in. Leave the drain holes intact, otherwise you will have a ton of water to bail like Pirate said.

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I've never wore waders, but they look like the way to go.
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I never had until my last trip. It was raining and about 45 degrees out. Glad I wore them..especially after I got stuck a couple of times.
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Oh and if there is good current you might want to make sure you can see bottom. This river crossing just about got the best of my rzr, current got under and tried to tip it over.
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only way to stay dry....dont cross water.

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I would get out and make your wife drive it across.

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Re: Crossing Creeks with RZR's

rubber boots may keep your feet dry but they wont do anything for your rear end thats just as low as the top of the boots. waders are really the only way unless you rig up a throttle in the bed so you can ride across like a stand up jet ski. dont laugh at that, i've seen sportbike stunt riders do this so they can "ski" behind the motorcycle.

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