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Old 05-23-2013, 08:48 PM   #1
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Plan on taking my 95 out to get a little muddy this weekend then realized I've never takin a manual out, any tips or things I should do? Most likely gonna be playin in some thick mud and a little water

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Old 05-23-2013, 11:26 PM   #2
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Use 4-low so you don't burn up the clutch.

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Old 05-24-2013, 11:49 PM   #3
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Dont shift when yer in the mud, good way to fill the clutch/ pressure plate/ flywheel with mud
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Old 05-25-2013, 12:26 AM   #4
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Dont shift when yer in the mud, good way to fill the clutch/ pressure plate/ flywheel with mud
This is a great thing to remember. If you are stuck in the mud and need to change gears, kill the engine, change the gear, and then restart it in gear. You can't hurt anything doing that, and besides being pulled out it is really all you can do. The manuals in our jeeps are not sealed units.
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Momentum/ rpm's/ keep the wheels spinning to clear them out.
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Old 05-25-2013, 12:33 AM   #6
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This is a great thing to remember. If you are stuck in the mud and need to change gears, kill the engine, change the gear, and then restart it in gear. You can't hurt anything doing that, and besides being pulled out it is really all you can do. The manuals in our jeeps are not sealed units.
My philosophy... If you need to shift your already stuck. Pin it to win it. Slow + mud = fail
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Old 05-25-2013, 11:58 PM   #7
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My philosophy... If you need to shift your already stuck. Pin it to win it. Slow + mud = fail
Yeah. If I lose momentum at all I try to back out before I am too stuck. The sad truth is. Mud commands that you have a pretty good amount of horsepower. Our Jeeps aren't exactly the most powerful 4x4 on the trail. Where we may shine in making insane torque at low RPM, mud is a challenge and requires some tricky technical driving.
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My philosophy... If you need to shift your already stuck. Pin it to win it. Slow + mud = fail
X2 when in doubt throttle out!! 2nd and low will bite and give you enough speed.

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