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2 High or Neutral?

Discussion in 'FJ Cruisers' started by cleanTRDmachine, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:29 AM
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    cleanTRDmachine

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    My dad wanted to know if he should keep the FJ in 2 high or neutral for everyday driving?

    ...I'm not sure what he's talking about with it, so any help would be great.
    I can't help him out, he's 2 hours away so he asked me to post up.

    My dad + computers = fail

    Thanks
     
  2. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    I'm assuming he wants to flat tow the FJ. He needs to use neutral at the transfercase.
     
  3. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:33 AM
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    You should keep a 4-wheel drive vehicle in 2H at all times if driving on pavement. If that's what your talking about?
     
  4. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:36 AM
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    I'm guessing that's what he means
     
  5. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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    or if he has the stick shift 4wd he needs it in 2hi because neutral is just neutral
     
  6. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:39 AM
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    What is the neutral setting for on the 4x4 gear box?
     
  7. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:40 AM
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    So he wants to tow something right? There should be no need for messing with anything.
     
  8. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:40 AM
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    Flat towing the vehicle.
     
  9. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:42 AM
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    Flat Towing:

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  10. Nov 6, 2011 at 10:45 AM
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    Thanks guys
     
  11. Nov 6, 2011 at 1:45 PM
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    at what speed can he shift from neutral to 2 H?
     
  12. Nov 7, 2011 at 4:32 PM
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    Are you referring to while coasting in neutral what speed you can shift a stick shift into 2nd gear? :confused:
     
  13. Nov 7, 2011 at 5:32 PM
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    cleanTRDmachine [OP] watch the meat

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    No, it's an auto.
    He's not looking to tow anything, just wondering what the settings on the 4x4 shifter were and how and when to use them.
    He's telling me he's not getting much info from the owner's manual.
    Is it really that confusing that he can't figure it out?
    He's had 4 4x4's before the FJ... I have no idea what he's talking about.
     
  14. Nov 7, 2011 at 5:39 PM
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    ...that's what I told him

    Thanks guys
     
  15. Nov 7, 2011 at 5:39 PM
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    If he's driving his FJ on the street it has to be in 2 hi. If he puts it in neutral then it puts the whole tranny in neutral and he wont go anywhere.
     
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