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Old 03-25-2013, 06:48 AM
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The main reason I got and use 4WD is going down steep hills. Throw it in 4 Lo and 20% grades are a piece of cake. I hate having to constantly stab the brakes in a 2WD truck. But in BC maybe you don't have hills (or hillbillys) like Kentucky.
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Old 03-25-2013, 08:00 AM
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Only idiots call a 4x2 pickup a girl truck......unless it's painted pink.
I agree!

I've had (3) 2-wheel drive Rangers and (1) 4-wheel drive Ranger, I love my 2wd Rangers, the one I have now (1997) is lifted 4" and has the 3.0 auto. It's a good run about vehicle and it goes pretty damn good off-road.

The one I had before (1998) I lifted and had 33's on it with the 4cyl auto, that was a good work truck too and got good gas mileage. I bought the '98 used from the dealer I worked at, it had a little over 30k on it, I had the truck for 7 years and it had 289k on it when I sold it and was still going strong!

My 2000 ext cab I bought brand new was all stock, 2wd, 4.0 , 5-speed, commuter vehicle.
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Old 03-25-2013, 08:33 AM
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2wd is fine. Pro, it is lower from the factory, so if its a work truck you will be able to load it easier. I have both and use my 2wd for heavy hauling way more than my 4wd.
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Old 03-25-2013, 08:43 AM
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I have no trouble loading my 4x4, or getting into my side boxes, and I'm only 5'10"

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Old 03-25-2013, 08:57 AM
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can't do this in a 2wd

http://youtu.be/lXSPl9bD6cQ
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:09 AM
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2wds normally have a better turning radious as well
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:38 AM
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I have no trouble loading my 4x4, or getting into my side boxes, and I'm only 5'10"
Try loading an 800 pound engine in the back of your truck with one friend, you'll want that bed as low to the ground as you can get it. Lol

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can't do this in a 2wd

http://youtu.be/lXSPl9bD6cQ
I think that truck only had two wheels spinning. I think my old international scout could do it in two wheel, but my ranger could not.
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:40 AM
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Also, for you guys out there that have a 2WD like me, do you have to put up with people always talking trash about your 2WD and calling it a girls truck? It's prudy humiliating when all your buddies have 4x4's and your the only 2WD, and yet it seems my little 3L 2WD is doing more work than any of the other guys, pulling 14' construction trailors and hauling full beds of wood...
Most people who have 4x4's never use 4x4, at least in my area. So them calling a 2wd a girls truck is based on their own insecurities and shortcomings. Anyone who makes a comment like that is the girl.

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Old 03-25-2013, 09:41 AM
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I think that truck only had two wheels spinning. I think my old international scout could do it in two wheel, but my ranger could not.
definitely 4 wheels spinning
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:45 AM
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definitely 4 wheels spinning
If that truck had all four wheels spinning it is either a level 2 or you have modified the front differential.
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definitely 4 wheels spinning
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:46 AM
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If that truck had all four wheels spinning it is either a level 2 or you have modified the front differential.
My bad, all four were spinning.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:07 AM
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I've gotten all 4 of my wheels to spin, 4x4 Sport...just yesterday actually. Snowed 9"
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:15 AM
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I was under the impression that most standard 4wds will only spin at most three out of four wheels unless it is a specially equipped truck or the owner has put a lsd or air locker in the front. I need someone to explain.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:17 AM
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i like having coil springs in my 2wd gen 4!

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yeah, technically i have a 1-wheel drive truck in the snow & mud... i can piss under the rear tire on slick grass & get stuck lol
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