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At the end of the day if you own a 2 wheel drive rig, no matter what you do with it - IT IS STILL JUST A 2 WHEEL DRIVE RIG

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My first pickup was a 1985 Isuzu P'up which I bought new. The truck was unstoppable, even in the snow. I look back at it fondly.
So why are you not loving your 4X2?

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I loved my 2wd gen 2 very few issues its called stay home when the road suck and get a toy for offroad
 

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I just couldn't do it.
 

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Most people (like me) wouldn't use 4X4 even if they had it. It ends up being just more more thing that can break and cost more on insurance and price you paid for the truck.

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Most people (like me) wouldn't use 4X4 even if they had it. It ends up being just more more thing that can break and cost more on insurance and price you paid for the truck.

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Most people (like me) wouldn't use 4X4 even if they had it. It ends up being just more more thing that can break and cost more on insurance and price you paid for the truck.
You're probably right your average driver doesn't even realize that 4wd isn't meant to be used on road unless the road is covered in snow or ice. 4wd is for people like me that take their trucks off road or drive in snow and ice conditions. It is a shame that the insurance rates are higher though, but that is due to the number of idiots that think they are invincible out on the roads in the snow and cause accidents, or make claims for damage incurred while offroading their vehicles. :thatswck:
 

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damn boise your a 2 wheel? that sux! i cannot imagine owning a 2wd.
 

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my next truck will be 2wd.. I don't put mine in 4wd that much. If you know how to drive you can 2wd most places a 4wd go..
yes and you use your truck for a different purpose then 99.9% of the ppl on the forum - so you dont count heh.
 

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I love my 2wd truck. For me I saw and still see no reason to purchase a 4wd. I use the truck mostly for transportation but also to haul/tow the occasional load. 99.99% of the time I am on pavement so it made no sense for me.
 

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yes and you use your truck for a different purpose then 99.9% of the ppl on the forum - so you dont count heh.

I think you will find that more than .1% of us on this forum are 4x2 owners and perfectly happy with our trucks. I bought mine for hauling not off roading. For off roading I would have picked a Haflinger.

http://www.4wdonline.com/Steyr/Haflinger.html
 

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2WD, wow!! Why isn't your truck lowered lol?! I hear you though. 2WD and in Boise?! You're brave. My dad always says he got his 2WD more places than my 4X4 and I believe him. But I love my 4X4. Wouldn't have it any other way. :)
 

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2WD, wow!! Why isn't your truck lowered

Not sure if you are talking to me, but if you are I have left mine at stock height because I haul some pretty heavy loads hauling gardening materials to my yard. I actually wish my truck was an inch or two lower just for the ease of getting in and out of it.

The older I get the higher it seems to be.
 

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If you see a need for 4wd, get it. If not, don't. Without 4wd I would not make it up my driveway in the winter. Also, trying to pull a boat out of a wet boat ramp without 4wd is just asking for the guy with the bigger truck to smirk at you when you ask for a lil tug. I haven't pulled the boat out of the water yet, but I expect it will do fine based on what I have read and experienced so far. The wt distribution on the Frontiers is excellent for a truck and 2wd will do for almost any situation on the road. If you don't need 4wd, don't get it just to get it I say.
 

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Drove a 2wd pickup for 6+ years. The only time it was ever stuck was on about 4 inches of ice. Other than that, no matter the weather, no matter how much snow or muck, that rig never got stuck. Like was said above, if you know how to drive, 2wd is just fine.

With that said, I LOVE having a 4x4. Especially a 4x4 stick shift. Won't be going back to 2wd.
 

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iv'e alway's had a 4x4 until now my frontier is 2wd. i just needed ground clearance for what i do and the 2wd has about the same clearance. i hunt alot but wouldn't want to rut up the land owners roads if it's muddy so i will just park it and walk. i dont offroad anymore so i guess i'm getting old too lol. if it snows i will hop in the wifes xterra and go. so i guess what i'm saying is it's all about what you need. i'm a happy 2wd frontier owner but if i was 20 again it would have to be 4x4.
 
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