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Double T/C Shifter Advantages???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by trukman1, May 7, 2002.

  1. trukman1

    trukman1 1/2 ton status

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    What is the advantage to double T/case shifters? I'm running an NP205 and don't really understand the big deal with the double shifters. (Everybody has to learn). Gary
     
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    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    It allows you to have a 2LO - good for steep boat ramps and improves turnning with a locked front. It also gives the option of FWD only if the rear is broke.
     
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    i get 2 lo with normal shifter, leave hubs unlocked.
     
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    m j 1/2 ton status

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    i think that you can get a tighter turning radius with 'front drive only' in some situations.
    havent tried it, i like the speed you can grab 4lo with the factory shifter when that puddle turns out to be more then a puddle
     
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    You can do a quick modify to the 205 to get a true 2wd low.
    One shifter and not have to mess with the hubs.

    To get the front drive only, then you need two sticks. And that has the benefit of tighter turning.

    Ken H.
     
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    Thanks Guys! Now I'm sure there are those who find the twin-stick setup of great value. Personnally, I'm not going to be one of them. Just wanted to be sure I wasn't missing something I really needed. Thanks for the information. Gary
     

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