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When to shift out of 4x
Posted 02 November 2003 - 02:56 PM
it seems it has been having trouble w/shifting out. but i found that it usualy shifts better at certain speeds. any input?
Posted 02 November 2003 - 03:00 PM
Posted 02 November 2003 - 03:29 PM
As for the speed thing, yeah it doesn't matter how fast you are going. I have gone in and out of 4wd at 75 mph and it feels the same as doing it at 10. I usually stop going into low range just to make it easier on things, but it works fine to shift out of low range while moving.
Posted 02 November 2003 - 05:49 PM
Posted 02 November 2003 - 07:33 PM
Posted 02 November 2003 - 10:50 PM
Posted 02 November 2003 - 11:13 PM
i like to shift between hi and lo in 3rd gear. 4th gear lo is about tha same as 3rd hi.
in a drag race type situation. start out in lo. shift 1,2,3 lo. when 3rd lo tops out, shif into hi and carry 3rd out, then 4,5 hi. it acts like a 6 speed, 3rd gear is the best for shifting up out of lo.
to shift down into lo, say for example in 3rd gear hi, push in the clutch and shift into 4th lo.
Posted 03 November 2003 - 12:08 AM
Posted 03 November 2003 - 08:56 AM
Posted 03 November 2003 - 10:53 AM
Posted 03 November 2003 - 11:19 AM
Done that in a total of well over 100,000 miles counting both of our GL-10s, and never had a problem. Nothin' straightens out an inadvertant slide like snapping into 4-Hi!
Posted 03 November 2003 - 11:26 AM
why would you use 4x on dry pavement?
Wondering the same... wtf would you be driving around on dry pavement in 4X for?
What the Hell are you guys doing driving around at 75 in 4X for?
Save the 4X for when it's necessary.
Posted 03 November 2003 - 12:10 PM
Posted 03 November 2003 - 12:59 PM
I didn't see the "in the snow" part.
Posted 03 November 2003 - 02:49 PM
I can't see using LOW at speeds higher then that anyways... but hey .. that's just me.
as for the binding... yeah from time to time i have to do the "reverse" thing to get it to pop out of 4WD into 2WD.
sometimes if reverse doesn't wanna cooperate then I just drive it straight for about a city block and then easily push down on the lever and it seems to want to pop outta 4WD into 2WD ...this usually is in 2nd gear too for my expereince -anyways.
of course I also agreewith the idea of replacing the gearlube from the tranny and diff. sub-box before it gets any closer to winter as in a different thread was suggested.
I use the Castrol GTX 80-95? weight lube.
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