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when you guys launch in 4hi ive heard of shifting out and back into 2wd at a certain speed or gear shift? Is this true and what is the benefit of doing this?

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when i have launched in 4wd i leave it in all the way. But im sure someone with more info will help u out!

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The truck wont shift back into 2wd untill you let off, so if your going down the strip you can switch it; but it's gonna stay in 4wd till you let off.
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I flip back over to 2Hi after I hit 3rd gear. It's not going to shift out of 4Hi until the load is taken off the transfer case. Mine is a little tempermental so I have from the finish line to the return road for the 4wd to turn off.


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oh ok just wondering.. so either or dosent really matter if you do or dont? Just wondering cause im thinkin about heading to the 1/8th mile strip in a few weeks

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Practice!!! Go out to a uninhabited area and just work on your launching till about 40mph. Take everything off the dash, make sure that everything is strapped down.


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haha yeah im gonna have to do that. thanks a lot guys. This is the best forum ive ever been to always got a lot of good advice and its quick too

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haha yeah im gonna have to do that. thanks a lot guys. This is the best forum ive ever been to always got a lot of good advice and its quick too
Heck yeah, this is the best forum!!! Glad you got your question answered... Good luck at the track!

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