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Re: '75 AWD Blazer
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: '75 AWD Blazer
- From: email@example.com (Philip J Ethier)
- Date: Wed, 14 Dec 1994 21:06:54 -0600 (CST)
- In-Reply-To: <255007131294*/PN=glen.powell/OU=notes/PRMD=smclan/ADMD=attmail/Cfirstname.lastname@example.org> from "email@example.com" at Dec 13, 94 07:50:25 am
- Reply-To: quattro
- Sender: quattro-owner
glen writes >
> Ths suspension setup on this pig? PRIMITIVE! Solid axles with leaf
> springs, circa 1800s covered wagons. Oversteer? Understeer? You gottah be
> kidding! This is a PLOW TRUCK!
Certainly. Although plowing snow with the automatic is a pain. You need
to be in low range for the power, but then reverse is s-l-o-w. With the
amount of backing up you do in small lots and driveways, this is a major
annoyance. If you are going to plow snow, get a manual 4-speed with a
granny-gear first, and plow in high range.
> My guess is that it does have some type of center diff, but that's pretty
> advanced stuff for an old beast like this.
The full-time 4WD Chev truck has a center differential. Absolutely. The
center diff is locked in the "locked" positions of the range selector lever.
> Oh, "neutral" on the transfer case is just for
> power-take-off attachements, etc, no drive to either axle.....