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What's so wrong with a 2wd? Every trucks a 2wd!

Why do us 2wd GM owners get soo much Sh*t from Ford and Dodge owners? whats so bad bout 2wd?

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Postby truck » Nov 14 2011, 4:49pm

I actually traded my lifted f150 on 35s for a new 2wd silverado. Only time i needed 4x4 is when i was actin dumb and breaking stuff on my daily driver
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Postby fajitas21 » Nov 15 2011, 6:11am

I intentionally don't want a 4x4 for what I do, the guy a few posts ago who said each truck has it's purpose is absolutely right.

I wanted 2wd because I tow. I live in flat ass Texas, and I tow on paved roads. More than 4x4 I really wanted a rear locker. Texas Edition to the rescue! 2wd w/ locking diff + HD tow package = meets needs perfectly.

I don't have a transfer case and differentials in the front. I weigh less too. And most importantly, I stay mostly on pavement, and don't get in a field where my truck gets stuck :) Let some other guy do that, like that guy a few posts above who works in a creek :)
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Re: What's so wrong with a 2wd? Every trucks a 2wd!

Postby Larry64 » Nov 15 2011, 1:05pm

Well I live in snow country and if you have a locking or Positraction rear end and a little wieght in the back your fine. I had a few 4x4's and put a lot of money and gas out for something I used a few times a year. My new truck has the G80 and traction control, should be good this winter.
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Postby lzn197 » Nov 15 2011, 1:16pm

I had friends make fun of me because I didnt add a bunch of crazy add ons to my truck. Many of those same people have now had to purchase another truck. I still have mine so I guess I saved thousands huh?
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Postby WingNut » Nov 15 2011, 1:30pm

The most dangerous individual on a snowy highway is an inexperienced driver and his/her 4x4. They have a whole bunch of false confidence and can get into deep truble too quickly to recover. And once they start spinning, it doesn't matter if they have 4x4, 8x8, 16x16, etc... They're done and I hope they don't collect anyone else on the way to the ditch, tree, cliff, cement barrier or whereever it is they're headed...
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Postby deathphoenix99 » Nov 15 2011, 3:18pm

Personally, I'd prefer a 4x4, but I couldn't justify 4 grand just to have it. Since most of the time it's not needed, it'd be mainly used for fun or to play in the snow. But otherwise, it's a nice feature I can live without.
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Re: What's so wrong with a 2wd? Every trucks a 2wd!

Postby ricka182 » Nov 15 2011, 6:03pm

I'm running with locale made the chocie for me. I live in New England, and use the 4x4 every year. During the rain, I sometimes flip on the Auto 4x4, but not so much after putting new rubber on. The plows in my area are so bad, I pass 10's of cars daily stuck in the snow after a bad storm. I can only help out so many too, and it comes in handy then as well for yanking out a pretty's girls stuck car..
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Postby SRMN8R » Nov 15 2011, 10:24pm

If you only had 2wd, you wouldn't try pulling the pretty girl out - you'd be stuck offering her a ride! ;)
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Re: What's so wrong with a 2wd? Every trucks a 2wd!

Postby ehester88 » Nov 15 2011, 10:59pm

If i was buying a Ford or Dodge I wouldnt even consider 2wd. But Chevy offers the G80 underneath and thats all I need here in NC. If we get snow I throw a drum in the bed full of water (600 lb.) and she aint flinching. Plus its awsome being the only one of my buddies whos truck will lay down a true 2 wheel peel while they are peg legging. LOL
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Re: What's so wrong with a 2wd? Every trucks a 2wd!

Postby CountryBoy12 » Nov 15 2011, 11:07pm

2wd works for places that no or minimal snow but somewhere like northern ny where I live 4wd is a must because 2wd just wont cut it in the winter. Every truck has its place and everyone has their preference no reason to put down someones truck!
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