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#7091443 - 02/24/18 12:45 PM Who needs 4WD?
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Edited by mikei (02/24/18 02:40 PM)

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#7091445 - 02/24/18 12:47 PM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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#7091633 - 02/24/18 04:33 PM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: Cast]
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Fixed it!

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#7091936 - 02/24/18 08:18 PM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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Those old flat top 4 cylinder engines were awesome even just two wheel drive vehicles.

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#7091979 - 02/24/18 08:47 PM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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Light weight and skinny tires also made it possible.
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#7092281 - 02/25/18 08:52 AM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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Imagine why it could have gone thu in 4wd?


A skinny tall tire is hard to beat in mud.

These wide flat low profile tire are great in rock, sand and loose dirt but are terrible in the mud.
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#7092327 - 02/25/18 09:34 AM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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Lots of ground clearance also helps a bunch!

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#7095533 - 02/27/18 10:26 PM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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Dang... I thought I was hard on a vehicle.

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#7100684 - 03/04/18 11:00 AM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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Hahaha makes me want to trade mine in.
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#7106164 - 03/09/18 10:41 AM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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My Brother always said 4WD will get you about twice as far from civilization before you get stuck.
At the time he had a mid '70's long wheelbase 4WD Chevy with 350, automatic and 6" skinny mudgrip tires.
If/when he got stuck, it usually required the D7 to retreive the truck.
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#7106185 - 03/09/18 11:11 AM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: CharlieCTx]
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Originally Posted By: CharlieCTx
Light weight and skinny tires also made it possible.
that's exactly what my Dad used to say, when we were stuck in the 50's "the model A's would keep ring on going"
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#7109848 - 03/13/18 10:31 AM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: Vern1]
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Originally Posted By: Vern1
My Brother always said 4WD will get you about twice as far from civilization before you get stuck.
At the time he had a mid '70's long wheelbase 4WD Chevy with 350, automatic and 6" skinny mudgrip tires.
If/when he got stuck, it usually required the D7 to retreive the truck.


I heard this a lot growing up.

4wd has kept me from spending the night/walking out

Donít do stupid things and it can be a lifesaver
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#7109874 - 03/13/18 10:55 AM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: txtrophy85]
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Never chain up all 4 going INTO a new area. Can be a long walk out.

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#7125906 - 03/28/18 12:14 PM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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Originally Posted By: mikei

Back when autos were made out or real metal too not the flimsy crap that they are made out of now.
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#7152252 - 04/25/18 09:53 PM Re: Who needs 4WD? [Re: mikei]
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Atrac and rear locker on my Tacoma would go places where a lot of 4wds would get stuck. Even with BFG Ats that truck would go places I never could in other 4x4s. Totally stuck out in Fannin county in 4hi. Dropped in to low hit Atrac and locker button and goosed it. Anyone that has driven the dirt roads in Fannin county knows what the can be like in wet weather. I have a feeling I might miss that Tacoma one day.

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