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4 Wheeling in snow/slush

Discussion in 'New Members' started by venetadick, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Dec 18, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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    venetadick

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    Confusing toggle switches on new (2011) 4 x 3 Off Road package Toyota truck. I'm just out of a Jeep Cherokee and into a Toyota. I want to know what mode (switch) is best while driving on highway slush/wet snow in high 4WD?. Truck is not as responsive as Jeep was. Any thoughts out there?
     
  2. Dec 18, 2011 at 12:25 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    I usually just leave it in 4HI for on road snow driving , no additional mode manipulation

    DavidK has some good threads explaining the drive modes
     
  3. Dec 18, 2011 at 12:28 PM
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    Yoytoda

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    number one is tires. if you still have stock tires there's your problem with responsiveness.

    plain ole' 4hi is fine on the highway if you are all over the place in 2hi. I usually just drive in 2hi no matter what until 4hi is absolutely necessary...
     
  4. Dec 18, 2011 at 12:31 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Roland can you link DavidK's Auto LSD explained thread , something is going weird on my phone , thanks
     
  5. Dec 18, 2011 at 12:36 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Thanks Roland
     
  6. Dec 18, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    OZ-T

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  7. Dec 18, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    Also, don't forget your ass end is lighter than in a jeep. If you feel like your slipping around a lot, you can throw in some weight in the bed.
     
  8. Dec 18, 2011 at 12:42 PM
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