Start slowly. Do not spin the wheels when starting to move the launch vehicle.
Set the transmission range selector (Figure 12. 7. (4)) to 2 or 1, as needed, for
Do not straddle sand mounds or drive on the sides of two sand mounds. Loose
sand will not support the truck on steep slopes.
Keep the throttle control (Figure 12. 7. 5) steady after the truck reaches desired
Turn the launch vehicle slowly when on loose sand or mud.
Steer the launch vehicle straight up and down hills if possible.
To move the launch vehicle forward and turn after launch vehicle is stopped in loose
sand or mud, do the following:
a. Set the transmission range selector (Figure 12. 8. 4) to Reverse (R).
b. Press the throttle control (Figure 12. 8. 5) and move launch vehicle straight back
about 20ft. (6.1m).
Release the throttle control (Figure 12. 8. 5) and press service brake pedal
e. Release service brake pedal (Figure 12. 8. 6) and press the throttle control
Turn launch vehicle gradually.
g. Move transmission range selector (Figure 12. 8. 4) to position D when launch
vehicle picks up speed and is moving forward smoothly.