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Permanent 4WD?

Discussion in 'Land Rover Freelander' started by itsmeagain, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. itsmeagain

    itsmeagain New Member

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    Are all freelanders permanent 4wd? or are they 2 then switch to 4?

    Regards Shane.
     
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    1dirtylandy New Member

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    yeah mate 4wd all the time
     
  3. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Well-Known Member

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    not true 4wd. during normal driving, most of the drive goes to the front wheels. Then when they start to slip, drive is transferred to the rear via the viscous coupling unit. However, this is not switchable, on or off.
     
  4. Davec

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    But some goes to the back at all times, so permanent 4 wheel drive, but bias to the front on normal roads
     
  5. Leviathan

    Leviathan Active Member

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    Is it switchable, no! Does the FL determine drive selection? Yes. Is it switchable 4wd - No!
     
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    Optimus Prime Well-Known Member

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    isn't that what I said but in different words ?
     
  7. Davec

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    Just about, I was just trying to clarify that there is always some power going to the rear so they are permanent 4WD.
     
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    No ****??

    I thought they was single wheel drive.... you know, like them little plastic cars you can buy for your kids to play in..

    Thats what it seems like when you take one off road!!