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What gear to go muddin

I have a 99 4x2 automatic transmissions and i was wondering which gear is best to go mudding in. Should i just keep my truck in drive or would it be better in 1st or 2nd gear . Tell me what you think.
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I just leave mine in drive cuz if I leave it in 1st on the selector thing than I blow my fuse that works my reverse lights & air conditioner...

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I just leave mine in drive cuz if I leave it in 1st on the selector thing than I blow my fuse that works my reverse lights & air conditioner...

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wtf? lol..
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ya i dont think that is suppost to happen
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i leave mine in first but im not auto.
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Yeh I don't think it's supposed to happen either, as soon as my tach hits over 4k then it blows...

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anyways... I usally will put it in 2 or take off overdrive
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1st or second but im not auto either
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i always leave mine in first. always.

unless i'm on a dirt access trail or something then i'm in drive.
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get urself the biggest trans cooler u can fit first off. i usually run the mud in D unless its a long put then ill manual shift (i can do this, built tranny) from first to second and leave it there...but im not a ranger either...

remember u want controlled wheel spin so just dont floor it when u enter the mud. excessive throttle will send the *** end around and will make it harder to control. 1/3-1/2 throttle seems to work best for me unless its a deep hole then ill go down to 2/3...and dont let off the throttle unless u need to...momentum loss = stuckage, especially in a 2wd.
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Evan where in hell do you plan on muddin around here the is bearly no places and you really have to know where they are...
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there are a few places i have heard of. one is in taylor on a street called brest road. its where they test the military hummers. (im scared to go there). i went to look at the place and it was crazy. wanna go? j/k. There is another place i have heard about on warren and haggerty. havent went there but heard its fun.
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those h1's are gonna run u over...

stay in D, w/o overdrive
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there are a few places i have heard of. one is in taylor on a street called brest road. its where they test the military hummers. (im scared to go there). i went to look at the place and it was crazy. wanna go? j/k. There is another place i have heard about on warren and haggerty. havent went there but heard its fun.
warren haggerty is stupid... perosnally. now the brest road where in hell that at? now i did take 5 mile road WAY THE F-ER out there and found this little trail road at 2 am dont thing i can find that thing agian if i wanted too... there is a few places at the end of north taritorial way the BFE out there...
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warren haggerty is stupid... perosnally. now the brest road where in hell that at? now i did take 5 mile road WAY THE F-ER out there and found this little trail road at 2 am dont thing i can find that thing agian if i wanted too... there is a few places at the end of north taritorial way the BFE out there...

ya brest road is near inkster road and northline. There are trails left and right, but i think there a little to deep for my truck. North tatitorial aaaa. i wish i would have known that i was on that road today picking up a cherry picker for my brothers mustang.
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ya brest road is near inkster road and northline. There are trails left and right, but i think there a little to deep for my truck. North tatitorial aaaa. i wish i would have known that i was on that road today picking up a cherry picker for my brothers mustang.
well to get to the end is about a 45 min drive also it forks i think you go right no left hell its the way there is a little mom and pop shop with a lady with no teeth she sells pizza dont buy the pizza you will have bad cramps . also becareful she has chickens in the store
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chickens in the store...sounds cool enuf to me...
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chickens in the store...sounds cool enuf to me...
ya its different
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haha well ill make sure to watch out for that. Have you ever been to haggerty and warren? heard about it alot but never been there
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This is in Michigan, United States of America you're talking about right?

For a second I thought you were refering to Cambodia or Venezuela or someplace. Chickens in the store and pizza that gives you cramps!


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haha well ill make sure to watch out for that. Have you ever been to haggerty and warren? heard about it alot but never been there
Yes it sucks dont listen to them there is business all around too go ahead and have the police catch you


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This is in Michigan, United States of America you're talking about right?

For a second I thought you were refering to Cambodia or Venezuela or someplace. Chickens in the store and pizza that gives you cramps!


yes its in mich...its also a general store like rooster feed. chips pop all the good crap
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there is a few places at the end of north taritorial way the BFE out there...

so where is this trail on n tatitorial. a guy i work with lives on tatitorial buy beck road. anywhere near that?
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so where is this trail on n tatitorial. a guy i work with lives on tatitorial buy beck road. anywhere near that?
ehem KEEP GOING you have about 40 more min to go...havent been there in about year and 1/2 could be bull dosed by now. there was a HUGE off road area at 11 and napier but there got all dozzed too
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dam never mind that. to far to get muddy
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