4 wheel drive and all wheel drive ?

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by Me, Feb 7, 2004.

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    Me Guest

    Me, Feb 7, 2004
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    JerryO Guest

    the differences, advantages and disadvantages.

    I wonder why Audi is quoted as being the pioneer in the early 1980's,
    When the AMC Eagle was out with AllWheel drive in the mid 70's?

    JerryO, Feb 10, 2004
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    Greg Reed Guest

    Was the AMC Eagle really and truly AWD (with a center differential) or did
    it have a manual transfer case?

    - Greg Reed

    1976 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 9-Pass sedan
    (FS: http://www.dataspire.com/caddy)
    1989 Audi 200 Turbo Quattro 5-Speed sedan
    2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue
    2001 Chevy Astro AWD (wife's)
    Greg Reed, Feb 10, 2004
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    Rob Munach Guest

    It simply had a silicone filled coupling that would heat up and engage
    when slippage occured. Actually, true all wheel drive pre-dated the
    Audis with the NP203 transfer case available in GM and Dodge Trucks in
    the 70's and 80's. It had FT mode with a center differential and the
    ability to lock the diiferential.
    Rob Munach, Feb 11, 2004
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