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4x4 high & low

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by kfish, Dec 7, 2005.

  1. kfish

    kfish Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    My buddys truck has standard 4x4, 4x4 low and 4x4 high?
    When do you use each?
  2. dirt digger

    dirt digger Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    what do you mean standard?...theres just a 4x4 high and Lo. the "standard" might mean that 4x4 high automatically kicks in when both of the rear wheels spin. 4x4 Lo is like another set of gears for your tranny, when your in heavy mud, rocks, snow, etc...and you want alot of power hitting the ground with minimal tire spin, thats when you want 4x4 Lo.
  3. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    for plowing i would stick with 4wd HI. that way it locks the front and rear axles together. the standard 4wd is most likely full time 4wd with some type of clutch so the front and rear are not locked together. this prevents binding when turning.