Mud Bogging Requires Strong Mudding Trucks


There is an increasingly popular sport that seems to be sweeping many rural parts of the country known as “mud bogging.” For those living out in the country, and who are familiar with the fact that it can sometimes be a little boring on certain occasions, mud bogging can be exciting. Remember, though; mud bogging requires strong mudding trucks in order to get in the mud and go wild.

These days, going out bogging is an actual sport that is organized with competitions, tournaments and events that differ from just going out and running around in a 4×4 truck. There are a number of aspects that make up the sport and there are also a number of things required in a truck used in. Most such trucks are commonly referred to as “boggers, ” first of all.

Most of all, a good bogger needs a powerful engine. There’s no getting around that fact, and that’s because deliberately taking a jacked-up truck into a deep mud bog trench will require a good motor to get it into — and especially out of — the bog. These bogs (a trench, actually) run anywhere from an eighth to a full mile in length. The sport actually draws lots of people to watch the bogging, by the way.

Usually, a good bogger needs to be correctly set up so that it helps keep the engine from blowing itself up while it’s trying to get the truck through the trench or bog. Going from one side to the other will require a good engine and transmission package, and the truck must be able to do all of this with no assistance from other trucks. If the truck bogs down, the match is over.

Look for a truck — if it’s going to be going out and mud bogging — that has been fitted with a good lift kit that gets the truck up high enough to avoid becoming stuck in the trench, for one thing. Also, check to make sure the tires are oversized enough (and knobby enough) to dig in and gain enough traction to allow the truck to be moved swiftly enough to be competitive in an event.

The last thing to look for is a strong enough transmission that can support the powerful engine that will be the power plants that support <i>mudding trucks</i> . After all, taking a relatively heavy truck and then sinking it into deep mud and sludge is a sure recipe to get stuck if the tires, transmission and engine do not work well enough together to get the truck through the enjoyable mess it will find itself in.


Source by Wayne Allen