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post #1 of 2 Old 06-21-2021, 06:13 PM Thread Starter
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Beginner to both jeeping and driving manual.

Hi people. I recently purchased a 2011 jeep wrangler with a manual transmission and am looking to find some tips for towing and getting unstuck (first timer driving manual). Might be using poor search words but I would appreciate some assistance to locate threads on such topics. I have gone mudding once so far and struggled to get unstuck, burned my clutch a bit and stalled a few times. Any tips or direction would be amazing. Thanks and look forward to getting familiar with this community!

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post #2 of 2 Old 06-21-2021, 07:02 PM
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Finesse is important. There are exceptions but normally don't try to blast your way out of a situation. Use the minimum amount of power.

Avoid going out alone. Getting stuck is a real possibility, especially when you are beginning. I don't know where you are located, but in some areas there are offroading clubs, or even business that provide training. Often there are organized groups which would be a good idea.

Also search youtube for videos on trail techniques.

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