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Old 01-25-2012, 10:31 PM   #1
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hey all, i just got a sudden interest in wranglers and wanted to know what would be better for off the road standard or auto . hoping to get myself a yj or tj havent decided yet, can i have help on what would be good for a beginer

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Old 01-25-2012, 10:35 PM   #2
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I would say standard, but that might be my bias speaking... way more control of speed. Also, engine braking is very useful.

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Old 01-25-2012, 10:36 PM   #3
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Oh this'll be good...

There is lots of debate on auto vs manual tanys for off-roading. I think either will do ya right...if ya drive with your brain.

As for YJ vs TJ.... never had a YJ. LOVED my TJ. Again, I bet either will do ya right.
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:00 PM   #5
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well that settles it a standard it is because i hate automatic anyways haha
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:03 PM   #6
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as for the model, what would be recomended for beginner
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:07 PM   #7
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I'd say if you've got the money and don't have too much mechanical experience, I'd go with a TJ. You're gonna have a lot more to work on from a project standpoint if you go with a YJ. I mean it all comes down to how well the PO took care of it. I have a 94 YJ and it was my first wrangler and I love it. It's just very raw and stripped down. best of luck... and I recommend a 5spd. I feel a much better connection with my 5spd than if it was an auto.
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:15 PM   #8
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nice thanks for the info, i will eventually have to start figuring out the mechanics myself but i do like the TJs better
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