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Old 12-28-2013, 07:45 AM
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all wheel drive

I have an 05 700 w/ all wheel drive which really is 2 WD until rw spin. Is there a mod out there to trick it into full 4wd? I am an old couger and don't ride as aggressively as most, I like to ease into the rough stuff, over logs etc, and in 2wd I am frequently "dead in the water" before 4wd
kicks in. I have gone to a more aggressive tire (zillas) which helped but....ANY SUGGESTIONS? THANKS!!
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Old 12-28-2013, 08:15 AM
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It should engage pretty quick like 1/8th wheel slip. If its spinning a lot then there maybe a problem with it.

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Old 12-28-2013, 08:38 AM
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should engage at 1/5th wheel slip if its longer you could check and clean all you electrical connections including plugs at awd/override switches if you have it in awd all the time i think you will quickly dislike how it handles
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:40 AM
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im not sure which type of 4x4 front end system u have but if its the "hillard" style they get caked up and need periodic maintenance. the 2 to 4 wheel drive engagement should be unnoticeable.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:08 AM
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I just spent Christmas following snowmobiles through farm land without issue. I always leave the switch on all the time and it works so flawlessly that I cannot tell if it engages or not aside from the traction.

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Old 12-28-2013, 02:53 PM
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If it were engaged all the time you couldn't steer it and it wouldn't turn in a 40 acre field.
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Old 12-28-2013, 03:55 PM
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It may be overkill but I change my front diff "Hilliard" fluid at least twice a year. Fluid price is relatively cheap, easy to change and piece of mind.
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