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post #1 of 27 Old April 8th, 2007, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
 
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Can we clear up when to ride in high vs. low.

Light mud:
Heavy mud:
Pulling someone out of the mud:
Wheelies:
Pulling:
Just cruising along at 10mph:
Just cruising along at 20mph:
Sharp curves, decreased w/rapid increases in acceleration:

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post #2 of 27 Old April 9th, 2007, 01:43 AM
 
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All depends on what size tires you are running. If stock I would use high at all accept Heavy mud, Pulling someone out, and Pulling or hauling a load. With bigger tires you will need to use low more often.
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Personally, I use low gear for deep sticky mud and pulling others out. Other than that if I am just mosing around on the trails I am in high gear. To me it just sounds like the motor is trying harder when its in low... ?? Just my thoughts.
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All depends on what size tires you are running. If stock I would use high at all accept Heavy mud, Pulling someone out, and Pulling or hauling a load. With bigger tires you will need to use low more often.[/b][/b]
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Light mud:high
Heavy mud:low
Pulling someone out of the mud:low or high depending
Wheelies:both
Pulling:low
Just cruising along at 10mph:high
Just cruising along at 20mph:high
Sharp curves, decreased w/rapid increases in acceleration:high

Thats in my opinion
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Light mud:high
Heavy mud:low
Pulling someone out of the mud:low or high depending
Wheelies:both
Pulling:low
Just cruising along at 10mph:high
Just cruising along at 20mph:high
Sharp curves, decreased w/rapid increases in acceleration:high[/b][/b]
Pretty much the same for me too.
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I only use low on big hills or if I am in a bind or deep mud.....other than that I am in high




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I never really use low, just once to make sure it worked. im running stock tires and wheels but i seem to have plenty of power and torque in high.
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I use low only for pulling someone out of mud and pulling my trailer. I&#39;ve found that I have more luck in deep mud with high gear.
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I agree with pretty much all of the above; I use low seldom.

But I ALWAYS use low when loading onto the trailer or truck. 4X4, too.
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