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4x4 the only thing here?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by kharrington, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. DoetschOutdoor

    DoetschOutdoor LawnSite Bronze Member
    from S. IL
    Posts: 1,818

    2wd absolutely does not work for me. Boat ramps get iced up November through Feb. when hunting and its always a blast having absolute perfect traction when we have good snow amounts. Also nice to have 4wd to helpo out the old lady and my friends when they need it. Plus I cant stand the look of a 2wd versus a 4wd.
  2. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,538

    Pensylvania now fix it.
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    I wasn't going to touch this one but you got it wrong too.

  4. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,538

    i know, it was a joke :) hahah

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    i would definitely recommend a 4X4
  6. Hoy landscaping

    Hoy landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 836

    i honestly think the only people in the state who can spell it right are politicians and nerds. i dont know 1 person that can spell it right (from here) so we usually just say/write PA
  7. kharrington

    kharrington LawnSite Member
    Posts: 67

    You guys pulling with 3/4 tons mostly, cause it sure is hard on my Nissian I'm driving now?
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  8. Hoy landscaping

    Hoy landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 836

    3/4 or 1. even a 1/2 does ok.
  9. SMB

    SMB LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 323

    A lot of this depends on where you are and the kind of stuff you do (or plan to do) with your truck. If you're pulling a single axle trailer or a light tandem on mainly flat area, then a 1/2 ton in a 2wd will most likely suit your needs. However, if you plan to pull heavier loads, a 3/4 ton would be a good investment, and if you even think you might need 4wd, then by all means, shoot for it.

    All my whole family had ever known (Grandpa, Dad, myself...) until 5 years ago or so was 2wd, and I'll say I've definitely never regretted 4wd at all. Then again, it's all mountains around here, so I use the 4x4 several times a week in the summer just to get up a couple of driveways...

    One thing I'd recommend...don't go for a diesel unless you really need/want it, the cool factor will wear off quick in the face of the higher maintenance costs!
  10. kharrington

    kharrington LawnSite Member
    Posts: 67

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