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Old 01-18-2012, 08:20 AM
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I always thought that free wheeling front hubs were a good idea, gas mileage wise.
Now that they are a thing of the past, I wonder how much of the front drive line we are turning in the 3 modes of 2 Hi, 4 Auto, and 4 Lock.
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Just wondering why this is moved to OFF ROAD.
I think many of use 4X4 ON ROAD where there is sometimes snow.
I thought it appropriate to post this question in GENERAL

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Still hoping someone can answer this.
It's not really an OFF ROAD question, but was moved here.
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The front axles are always turning, as is the front driveshaft. But
they arent engaged until you lock in your transfer case
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