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Old 02-16-2013, 07:26 PM   #21
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Re: Locker Not Good Enough in Snow

Not approved in California???

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Old 02-16-2013, 08:19 PM   #22
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Re: Locker Not Good Enough in Snow

Originally Posted by bratworst
Not approved in California???
Don't tell me you're surprised!

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Old 02-17-2013, 09:53 AM   #23
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Re: Locker Not Good Enough in Snow

Unfortunately Mac a 2x4 just will not have the traction a 4x4 will.
The nightmare issues a 2 wheel drive can have just will not be an issue with a 4x4 (many times).
I recently put my self in a dangerous situation 'thinking' I would go 2 wheel drive up my icy snowy driveway. Yikes!
Got sideways in a bad location...
Put it in 4x4 and still had a rough time to get rolling uphill.
MOMENTUM AND 4x4 sometimes is the only way. I could roll right up with 3-5 mph momentum every time (icy snow on my driveway for three weeks-got plenty of practice).
Siping tires is a huge aid also.
My Toyota 4x4 and the g/f's Subaru were actually more effective than my van.

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Two wheels or four, its all good. :-)
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