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Manual 4x4 shifter or push button?

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by desertdude59, Mar 25, 2010.

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which do you like?

Poll closed Apr 24, 2010.
  1. push button 4x4?

    33 vote(s)
    22.4%
  2. manual shift T-case?

    114 vote(s)
    77.6%
  1. Mar 25, 2010 at 3:32 PM
    #1
    desertdude59

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  2. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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    98_Mud_bug

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    manual, you dont have a bunch of wires to worry about and you dont have to be completely stopped to shift into 4hi.
     
  3. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    Sparky4.0

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    manual 4 sure.. anything a electrical switch can do. my hand can do manualy better
     
  4. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:06 PM
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    desertdude59

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    Electrical can always be a problem too.
     
  5. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    btkicker

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    Manual. I realize why toyota dosn't use them...idiot drivers.

    I guess the new FJ lever is an improvment. :shrug: It's a lever but still just a switch. Okay, a fancy switch. :p
     
  6. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    Jester243

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    the switch is fine for me.
     
  7. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    ...Since when did you have to do that with the switch?

    I would prefer a manual T-case myself...I have no reason more valid than it simply does not feel correct to change drive modes with a button. There's something about slamming a shifter into place to do that that just feels right.
     
  8. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    desertdude59

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    Makes me feel like more of a man! lol
     
  9. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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  10. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:20 PM
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  11. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    Not the case in 4hi with the switch on the fly. Now 4lo is a different story. If you switch to 4hi and the light just blinks then there is an issue with the engagement.
     
  12. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    oh ok.. i was mistaken then. i apologize. i still trust a manual case more though
     
  13. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:29 PM
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    When I go under low hanging power lines my 4WD kicks in!!! :eek:
     
  14. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:31 PM
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    I have been misquoted above. I protest!
     
  15. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:32 PM
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    Oops! That doesnt sound too good
     
  16. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    Need another poll option before I vote


    The switch is a Piece of Shit an the guy that designed it is a Fucktard
     
  17. Mar 25, 2010 at 4:48 PM
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    My old 88 4Runner had locking hubs and a manual 4X4 shifter...I wish they would have stuck with it. My 07 shifts fine with the button, but I just like the manual better with the solid front axle.
     
  18. Mar 25, 2010 at 5:02 PM
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    Does yours not work as advertised?
     
  19. Mar 25, 2010 at 5:18 PM
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    The 4Lo Hasn't worked right since day one :mad:
    It has been too the shop twice for it and it will go in again



    Only when the piece of shit switch doesn't work :cool:
     
  20. Mar 25, 2010 at 5:19 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Switch is fine with me. Haven't had a problem. Although I don't use 4wd that much. But all the times I've used 4HI I've had no problems and the only time I've used 4LO I had no problems wither.
     
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