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post #1 of 19 Old 01-04-2010, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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4Lo in snow?

From what I know, 4Hi is the way to go on snow...snowy roads, etc, right? But how deep of snow must you go to engage 4Lo? Or should you always run on 4Hi on snow? Mind you, its for 38" Toyo Open Country M/T on 6.0 PSD


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4 high all the time in snow. packed snow, fluffy snow, or snow up to your bumper. its almost like mud. you want wheel speed to clean the treads. you would only use Lo range if you were plowing driveways, pushing heavy wet snow. other then that. keep it in hi.

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Weve gotten almost 2 foot of snow up here in cleveland and I took my truckooff road just wandering through a state park that hasnt been plowed. 4hi the entire time and it did just fine

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From my experience, the best advice for driving in 24" of snow is don't try it! If you do, be sure to throw a nice shovel in the back and wear warm clothes. I bought my PSD almost specifically for the weight and traction in the snow (and pulling stuff), but at 2 feet, it's time to get out the sled. I'll take my 700 twin over a PSD in any blizzard.

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I only use 4 low if I am stuck, other than that its 4 high.

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i use 4 high all the time unless im pulling somebody out. if im stuck ill even use 4high and matt it and shell usually pull herself out lol

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I don't think I've ever had my truck in 4Lo. Not sure if it even works.

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if 4hi works then 4lo should

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if 4hi works then 4lo should
That was a joke.

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lol oh alright. where abouts in michigan you from

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