Snow Driving: rear diff lock

Bill Lockwood wlockwoo at
Wed Dec 4 17:47:43 EST 2002

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In Vermont last Friday we had a good snowstorm of wet snow.  I decided to t=
ry out my 5000's rear diff lock in an empty parking lot, with full snow cov=
erage.  Suddenly, first gear, 15mph pendulum turns became readily available=
, in fact driving the car in a straight line was nearly impossible.  I have=
 not been able to make the car quite so tail happy since and I am thinking =
that perhaps the vacuum line has become disconnected at the diff, as it has=

Just my .02...


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