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4WD hi or low

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by truck freak, Oct 26, 2003.

  1. truck freak

    truck freak Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    This might seem like a dumb question ? but i keep getting told different things.

    What is better to plow in 4wd HI or 4wd LOW, and what are the pro's and con's of either
  2. plowking35

    plowking35 2000 Club Member
    from SE CT
    Messages: 2,923

  3. speedracer241

    speedracer241 Senior Member
    Messages: 325

    I usually plow in 4x4 HI. When it gets real deep I will use low. My truck is a 4 speed and I have had zero drive line problems.

    My plowing partner uses low and his is Blazer is an auto trans. He has cooked a few trannies over the years and the rebuilder told him to use low.

    Just my experience,
    Mark K

    Welcome to PS:waving:
  4. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    this has been touched upon 3 times in the last week;) look on page 2 or 3
  5. J.Henderson

    J.Henderson Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    Heck, if it is a flat enough lot, I will plow in 2wd with my 2500 Dodge. I will turn off my OD switch and go. No since using 4wd if it ain't needed. Probably use it this way 30% of the time. Otherwise I use 4hi unless real steep hill. Then it goes into 4lo.
  6. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    Hey,another local guy ! Welcome to Plowsite.

    Like Dino said,search,it has been discussed many times.

    Where about's in Toronto are you ?