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RE: Planetary Gears for Transfer Case

At 04:52 PM 03.01.96 -0800, Peter Henriksen wrote:

>On a related note, does anybody know how they do the emissions tests
>here in Washington (and other states?) for AWD vehicles? There's an
>"under load" test where you drive your 2WD vehicle onto a rolling road
>and then they measure you running at some chosen RPM, but that wouldn't
>work for an AWD, would it?

so far, they do NOT run the "under load" test in Washington--4 wheel drive
vehicles are exempt from that type of testing.  you still "get" to test at
idle and 2500 rpm, tho.
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