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Old 10-31-2013, 06:42 AM   #1
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Why does my Tacoma turn like crap when in 4x4!
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Old 10-31-2013, 06:46 AM   #2
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cause it's in 4x4. Thats the nature of the beast.
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Old 10-31-2013, 06:48 AM   #3
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Why does my Tacoma turn like crap when in 4x4!
I hope your not trying that on dry pavment! And every 4wd will do that its drive train bind.
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Old 10-31-2013, 06:49 AM   #4
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Don't use 4x4 in high traction situations. The reason it turns like crap is because the driveline is binding. If you have enough traction to bind the drive line, you shouldn't be in 4wd to begin with. Educate yourself on how 4wd works so you don't break anything.
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Old 10-31-2013, 06:51 AM   #5
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I wonder how many times we will see a thread like this...
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Old 10-31-2013, 06:54 AM   #6
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Just as many as we will see of the V8/diesel threads
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:03 AM   #7
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:17 AM   #8
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Just as many as we will see of the V8/diesel threads
Oooh, how about an AWD, V8, diesel, solid axle Tacoma with pasti-derp badges
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:20 AM   #9
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Don't use 4x4 in high traction situations. The reason it turns like crap is because the driveline is binding. If you have enough traction to bind the drive line, you shouldn't be in 4wd to begin with. Educate yourself on how 4wd works so you don't break anything.
This. Don't do it.
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:21 AM   #10
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Mostly has to do with not having a center differential. The front and rear tires are forced to spin at the same speed, but when going around a corner they want to travel at different speeds.
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:22 AM   #11
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Grabbed these from OffRoadToy's SIG:
Thinking about engaging 4WD on pavement? Think again...
http://4x4abc.com/4WD101/definition_part.html
http://www.4x4abc.com/4WD101/axle-wind-up.html
http://www.4x4abc.com/4WD101/def_turnpart.html
http://auto.howstuffworks.com/four-w....htm/printable
'splains it pretty well.
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... so when do you guys think they're going to drop in a diesel?



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Old 10-31-2013, 07:27 AM   #13
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:29 AM   #14
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Welcome to TW
I think the posts above give you an idea of why turning in 4WD feels like cr@p.
Post up some pics of your truck
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Old 11-01-2013, 11:45 AM   #15
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K great thx guys
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Old 11-01-2013, 04:42 PM   #16
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Mostly has to do with not having a center differential. The front and rear tires are forced to spin at the same speed, but when going around a corner they want to travel at different speeds.
Nooooo..... CV joints DO NOT like making tight turns!!! You can blow a CV joint.
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K great thx guys
Whatever you do... when the truck won't move or starts to buck & jerk...DO NOT FORCE IT.

Take it out of 4WD first (if you can). If you can't get it out of 4WD, you need to rock the vehicle either forward a few inches or backwards a few inches. You need to release the torque off the driveline before it will disengage.
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