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4wd on Dry Pavement??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TrailMoose, Jul 20, 2011.

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For a 2011 Tacoma can you use H4 on dry pavement?

Poll closed Aug 19, 2011.
  1. Yes, it's OK.

    40 vote(s)
    19.0%
  2. No, it will damage the Tacoma.

    142 vote(s)
    67.6%
  3. I don't know.

    28 vote(s)
    13.3%
  1. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:38 PM
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    kmok

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    You can't see over the scoop so you won't know where you're going. Offroad>Sport
     
  2. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:40 PM
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    I'm not a midget , dwarf or circus freak , seeing over the hood is not a problem .

    FYI , I don't look THROUGH the steering wheel either
     
  3. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:41 PM
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    I was just kidding...take a look at my first post in the thread. The day I die is the day I agree that 2wd is as good as 4wd, for the record.
     
  4. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:41 PM
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    Too late
     
  5. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:43 PM
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    David K

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    You won't forget... (maybe) There is an indicator light and the first time you make a turn, you will feel the resistance (some call 'binding')... You won't break anything if you do pop onto the highway while still in 4WD... I have done it on accident... nothing broke.
     
  6. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:44 PM
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    LIES!
     
  7. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:46 PM
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    OK

    You are right

    I sit on a phone book and have wooden blocks tied to my shoes to reach the pedals

    How else can anyone see over the hood scoop ?
     
  8. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:51 PM
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    That is the only way. Once you do that wodden block-phone book mod the sport becomes superior to the offroad. Although the offroad has the almighty elocker grenade diff that is highly sought after.
     
  9. Jul 21, 2011 at 12:02 AM
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    Indy Indy !!!!
     
  10. Jul 21, 2011 at 12:06 AM
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    Yes you got bad info. Check out what the University of Toyota has to say about your part time 4wd on the 4wd basic tab.
    http://www.majormedia2.com/4WDSimplifiedv5/4WD.html

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Jul 21, 2011 at 12:18 AM
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  12. Jul 21, 2011 at 12:40 AM
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    Your welcome.

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  13. Jul 21, 2011 at 1:02 AM
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    To be honest, that booby and belly shakin' sig kind of distracts me from what's below. Sorry. :eek:
     
  14. Jul 21, 2011 at 1:23 AM
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  15. Jul 21, 2011 at 2:14 AM
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    I swear in the manual it states that you should drive 10 miles/month in 4x4 to lube? True?
     
  16. Jul 21, 2011 at 5:25 AM
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    I have used 4wd on an offshore boat ramp for traction reasons. Only for 35 feet or so and of course in a straight line. Without it I wouldn't of been able to get up the ramp it was covered in slime. For the short time and distance I don't think I hurt anything.
     
  17. Jul 21, 2011 at 5:31 AM
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    Where the hell do they get the number 62 mph...
     
  18. Jul 21, 2011 at 5:44 AM
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    I did not read in the manual about using 4wd at least 10 miles per month, maybe I better go read it again.
     
  19. Jul 21, 2011 at 6:02 AM
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    Booby shakin?? Oh, just the truffle shuffle... :(

    I use 4wd when I need to, 10 miles a month to keep things 'lubricated' is the one of the dumbest things in the owner's manual in my opinion. Things are going to stay lubricated even when it's not engaged. I will not use 4wd on pavement just to meet a 10 mile/month requirement, much greater potential for damage than good.
     
  20. Jul 21, 2011 at 8:13 AM
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    100 kph
     
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