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Need opinions on pushbutton 4wd

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#1 Wasteland


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Posted 08 November 2004 - 08:00 PM

I'm looking at a '94 loyale wgn with the pushbutton 4wd. I'd like to have a D/R tranny, but am too poor to afford the swap right now. So what's the opinion on these trannies? Are vac probs frequent? Is it a reliable setup? What do you guys that own them think? If I buy it, it'll be a family car, although I'll more that likely do a D/R swap at some point, it won't be a rallied out mod wgn (atleast for a few years)
Thanks for any feed back, Roc

#2 Tycho


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Posted 08 November 2004 - 08:25 PM

I have a 90 loyale with 160k on the clock and the PB 4wd works fine. We've rallied the hell out of the thing too...so it seem to be a fairly robust system.

#3 richierich



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Posted 08 November 2004 - 08:33 PM

The pushbutton system is fine, make sure you check it over before winter that it is working properly. I drove mine to Bend one time, and it wouldn't work over the pass, when I got there, I found a vacumn hose had come off.

It is not ment for off-roading, but for regular snow driving or even rally crossing it should be good.

#4 redkard4


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Posted 08 November 2004 - 08:48 PM

i've got a 90 loyale with the pushbutton 4wd, 221,000 miles and the 4wd works great. i think it is a little rough when it goes back to 2wd (sort of a clunk) i don't know if this is normal, but it works every time and it runs great!

#5 oddcomp


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 11:04 AM

if its teh automatic its the quick electric shift thats nice
i have heard the vaum driven shift is slooowww

i am thinking of using the air compressor for my suspension that is not used anymore
and adding a small air ram thing
so its quick . well quicker

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