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Old 04-23-2013, 02:58 PM   #1
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I have a 4x4 2000 F150. I need to move my truck so I can put it on the wrecker and take it to my shop. Can I drive is safely in 4x4 up to the front of the land to load it? I know you can, but I can't remember how far or safely you can
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Basically can I drive it a short distance as front wheel drive
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Is there no rear drive shaft? Yeah, a 4x4 can be operated as front wheel drive up to about 40mph, without a rear end.
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That's what I thought. Thanks. I really was drawing a total blank.
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Is there no rear drive shaft? Yeah, a 4x4 can be operated as front wheel drive up to about 40mph, without a rear end.
I believe I read somewhere in the manual that it's safe to drive in 4x4 up to about 40mph as stated. Don't quote me on it as I'm not certain, but it rings a bell.
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A fwd f150. Lol that's a new one. I knew a guy who had an older explorer, dropped in a 460, all custom job, first throttle blip shredded his rear driveshaft, he then drove it for over a year as a fwd. Lol.
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Don't forget you shouldn't drive in 4x4 on dry pavement for a significant distance

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Don't forget you shouldn't drive in 4x4 on dry pavement for a significant distance

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I don't think he should have to worry about this as he has no rear end pushing him... only the front... the rear won't be fighting the front.
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You can drive in 4 low on pavement. 4 hi take it easy
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You can drive in 4 low on pavement. 4 hi take it easy
I think thats backwards??
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