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I'm a new scrambler owner and have been riding some great dirt roads. Last weekend I road through a wash out area that was about 18 inches deep and 30 ft long...no problem other than getting soaked. I went back yesterday and it was much larger and deeper....maybe 2+ ft.
How deep is safe for my bike? I was pretty far in the woods and decided to back off this time. Curious what you all think.
 

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Thanks! [/envious]

As for water depth, for a short duration, with a well-prepared bike, water depth below battery and below air box intake should be OK

A wheelie can keep the engine and front end out of the water!
 

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What Dibnah said. Critical to keep water depth below battery and air intakes. Also, the rear brake caliper will need some attention. Be sure to clean and lubricate the sliding pins; if you are rolling through water frequently, you don't need to clean the caliper after every run. But I would clean it up at least once per month. Wheel bearings are sealed but I'd give them some attention at least monthly as well.
 
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