Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Falcon, CO
Vehicle: 2002 Dakota QC 4x4
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...another thing I noticed this weekend is that the "AWD" is effectively useless when driving in icy-snowy-wintery weather.....unless something in the t-case is straight-up broken. The "AWD" in this truck very definitely does not mean 'all wheels driving' - at least not what I expected it to be like - the back end was trying to pass the front end just like it was in 2WD. But, flip it into 4WD and it squares up like I expected it to and drives perfectly.
Granted the tires are definitely not new and they are not A/Ts either, but I still expected the front end to be trying to 'pull' the truck straight, but there was no indication the front end was engaged.
Maybe it's supposed to act like that but I expected it to be MUCH better in the snowy/icy conditions. So unless the 244 that's supposed to be under it was swapped for a 233...well something's not right in t-case land...
2002 Dakota 4x4 Quad Cab: 440, 46RH, Atlas, tons, 40s (...in work...)
2006 Ram 2500 megacab 4x4 SRW, 5.9 CTD/48RE
1952 Willys M-38
Last edited by Mad-Max; 05-01-2017 at 07:43 PM.