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GOAT Mode Guide Download Link: https://www.bronco6g.com/forum/uploads/GOAT-Mode-Guide-Bronco6g.pdf

Been an uptick of questions and discussions mentioning GOAT modes since KOH. We've got more info now than we did, but there's still a lot we don't know. There's also a lot of speculation out there, and it's not always easy to distinguish between confirmed information and educated guesses.

In looking at some of what we've gotten lately, I decided to try and compile what we know and highlight what we don't. I've got the beginnings of a list of sources, and I'm hoping that we'll be able to put our heads together and expand this.

In an effort to avoid the dreaded wall of text - and have some fun with things - it's all compiled and presented in a PDF file. Guide is currently available here.

If you know something that's not included - or notice a correction that needs to be made - please post it in this thread. To have it included in the guide, you must include a source for your information that can be confirmed. A video, photo, statement from a Ford rep, etc.

Right now this includes:
  • An overview of GOAT modes
  • What they have been verified to do and what they may do
  • How modes are selected and displayed on default driver instrument panel
  • Available modes by trim
  • A breakdown of each mode
  • A brief discussion on usefulness
  • List of sources
Updated (2021-2-11)
  • Added most needed info we don’t know
  • Added info on original meaning of GOAT
  • Added mention of Sasquatch impact on GOAT
  • Added reference to Terrain Management system
  • Added mention of switching on-the-fly or stopping to shift into N for some modes
  • Added assumed throttle adjustments for Eco and Sport
  • Clarified camera available “at speed” on Baja
  • Added How Useful are GOAT Modes?
  • Added Are GOAT Modes Interchangeable?
  • Updated default Hero settings for Sand
  • Clarified Front Locker only available in 4L
  • Updated available 4WD modes for Slippery
  • Added info on modes that appear to disable Auto Start Stop
  • Added Traction Control off for Rock Crawl
  • Added Notes on Hero Settings
  • Added examples of camera views
  • Added and updated referenced sources
Updated (2021-2-12)
  • Complete overhaul to The Utterly Unofficial Guide to GOAT Modes
  • Few bits and pieces of info tweaked and text rewritten
  • Added the Big Speculative Chart of GOAT Modes
Update (2021-02-27)
  • Modes confirmed to adjust steering, Baja provides firmer steering to help maintain control going over bumpy terrain at high speed
  • 4WD modes and Locker availability by GOAT modes updated based in Quick Reference Guide
Here are a couple of example pages:
GOAT Guide Mk 2 cover.png

GOAT Guide Mk 2 chart.png


Planned for the next update:





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Black diamond doesn't have baja mode. it has rock crawl mode. it's in the order guide
Good catch. Thanks!
This is all blurring together at this point - been working on it most of the day. Fixing that now.

I should have a link to the actual guide posted in a few minutes. It's a little too large to attach directly.
 

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This is def something I'm interested in. Since I went big bend. I know I'm going to Rock crawl at some point. Since BB doesn't have it curious if one of the other goat modes will be close. Mud/Rut maybe?!
In the BL "rock" disengages the sway bar, locks the booty and puts it in 4 lo (plus the throttle, brake, steering tweaks). So the only mechanical disadvantage we would have would be the sway bar? The throttle/brake would be our skill at that point.
 

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In the BL "rock" disengages the sway bar, locks the booty and puts it in 4 lo (plus the throttle, brake, steering tweaks). So the only mechanical disadvantage we would have would be the sway bar? The throttle/brake would be our skill at that point.
Aww makes sense! So just be us going 4LO, lockers, and business as usual! I like it!
 
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Hey, @618TRVLWILD - A new gig for The Stig - GOAT Mode Fact Checker...our spy on the inside! See what he can dig up...no potato required.
 

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This is def something I'm interested in. Since I went big bend. I know I'm going to Rock crawl at some point. Since BB doesn't have it curious if one of the other goat modes will be close. Mud/Rut maybe?!
Just need right foot pedal to the floor mode LOL, j/k Ashley
 

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Been an uptick of questions and discussions mentioning GOAT modes since KOH. We've got more info now than we did, but there's still a lot we don't know. There's also a lot of speculation out there, and it's not always easy to distinguish between confirmed information and educated guesses.

In looking at some of what we've gotten lately, I decided to try and compile what we know and highlight what we don't. I've got the beginnings of a list of sources, and I'm hoping that we'll be able to put our heads together and expand this.

In an effort to avoid the dreaded wall of text - and have some fun with things - it's all compiled and presented in a PDF file. Guide is currently available here.

If you know something that's not included - or notice a correction that needs to be made - please post it in this thread. To have it included in the guide, you must include a source for your information that can be confirmed. A video, photo, statement from a Ford rep, etc.

Right now this includes:
  • An overview of GOAT modes
  • What they have been verified to do and what they may do
  • How modes are selected and displayed on default driver instrument panel
  • Available modes by trim
  • A breakdown of each mode
  • A brief discussion on usefulness
  • List of sources
Here are a couple of example pages:
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View attachment 88744
Goes Over All Terrain
 

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