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I'll never buy a vehicle that does not have 3 pedals.
x2. I love a manual transmission. For everything.
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What do you call a mud pit? is it 12" deep and 50' long? or is it 3ft deep and 100ft long?

All the mud I go through, it's 2wd, 1st or 2nd gear.....even with an open rear.

This is one of the local mud areas, deep, thick mud. Look at the kid in the background his legs are stuck in it its so thick he had to be pulled out. That is my old jeep I was very stuck. I miss that thing it was kickass offroad. I think it would be impossible to make it through in 2wd.
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could you imagine all the student driver cars were manual haha, I would hunt them down just to watch
hell yea, its fun to watch as it is..
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Manual will take much more abuse than a auto trans. Although the the clutch can take a beating the clutch previous to the current one only lasted 10k kinda weird because it took less abuse than the one before it with 45k, that what I get for paying $1k+ for some yahoos to do it aholes ....
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Manual will take much more abuse than a auto trans. Although the the clutch can take a beating the clutch previous to the current one only lasted 10k kinda weird because it took less abuse than the one before it with 45k, that what I get for paying $1k+ for some yahoos to do it aholes ....
A good manual can take more abuse than an auto. A Ranger manual tranny is crap.
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A good manual can take more abuse than an auto. A Ranger manual tranny is crap.
AGREE!! SM465 beats ANY auto trans.


Ranger manuals...are garbage. Sorry to say it...but its true. I mean, afterall, I'm on trans #2...

Components are garbage as well. Slave cylinders, Master cylinders.
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So for the mud pits such as the one posted above, 4 low and first gear? or what?
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4hi for mud so you get wheel speed. That's what I always do and it works fine.
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i love auto for my dd vehicle (my ranger)(i dont off road) but for my fun car (5.0 mustang) you have to have a stick.
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Here's how i learned to wheel.....I WENT AND WHEELED!!! FOUND THE RIGHT COMBO OF GEAR AND DRIVE!!!!
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4hi for mud so you get wheel speed. That's what I always do and it works fine.
**** that 4 low and 2nd-3rd gear
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**** that 4 low and 2nd-3rd gear
I always use high in mud and it works fine for me. Low is too low.
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not in 2nd or 3rd
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Here's how i learned to wheel.....I WENT AND WHEELED!!! FOUND THE RIGHT COMBO OF GEAR AND DRIVE!!!!
amen.
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[QUOTE=ranger;1275891]Auto's are for hippies who are to lazy to shift their own gears.[QUOTE]

or in my case for someone who wanted a ranger and this is as close as i could get with my budget
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not in 2nd or 3rd
Eh. You can get to messing around since you don't have to wait for low.
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4hi is for pansies.
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4hi is for pansies.
Well when my truck decides to burn the 4wd computer and switch again I'd rather be stuck in 4hi than 4low. HAHA
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Getting stuck in 4x4 is for pansies too.
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Getting stuck in 4x4 is for pansies too.
That's right. I should have bought a Toyota.
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Here's how i learned to wheel.....I WENT AND WHEELED!!! FOUND THE RIGHT COMBO OF GEAR AND DRIVE!!!!
lol i have been wheeling for a few years, with an AUTO jeep cherokee and after that an AUTO jeep wrangler. I just was asking for some guidance to make sure I am not harming anything that can avoid being harmed by simply using the right gear combination.
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That's right. I should have bought a Toyota.
A corolla does seem like your style.
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lol i have been wheeling for a few years, with an AUTO jeep cherokee and after that an AUTO jeep wrangler. I just was asking for some guidance to make sure I am not harming anything that can avoid being harmed by simply using the right gear combination.
4low will save your clutch in many situations.
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man that black ranger behind your truck in your avatar ryan just dominates yours.

what is it running like 10-12" of lift
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Only time I'm EVER in 4hi, is when the highway or roads are slick with snow. THATS IT. It's always 2wd or 4lo. FTW!
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