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Old February 16th, 2015, 10:05 AM
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Anybody try this?

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Old February 16th, 2015, 10:17 AM
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You can buy hubs for a 90 front, so I'm not sure why you would do that. Of course, I don't understand why anyone would put on freewheeling hubs to begin with.
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Old February 16th, 2015, 10:21 AM
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Just thought I'd share, way above my level.
Came across during a hunt for what 24 spline shafts could fit into the front axle.

I myself kinda like the idea,again just a thought
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Old February 16th, 2015, 10:23 AM
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I myself kinda like the idea,again just a thought
Why? There are no upsides to rear wheel drive and lot of downsides.
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Old February 16th, 2015, 10:30 AM
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Putting the om617 wasn't popular either by some though I love it,
Again just a thought during a search & thought I'd share.
Ashcroft sells a tcase that also can do this but just thought I'd ask if anyone has done this,that's all.
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Old February 16th, 2015, 11:29 AM
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I'm not a fan of it. Doesn't mean it's good or bad.
The concept is supposedly better fuel mileage and less wear and tear on components.
I subscribe to the idea if you have to carry it, you might as well put it to use. Plus I'm not sure how a Rover would handle 2 wheel drive.
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Old February 16th, 2015, 11:34 AM
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Yea, it was a quick thought before my memory of running in RWD after front DS exploded for 900+ miles with a sankey.
Ended up with more skid marks in my jeans than a dragstrip has,
Not interested in doing it again.
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Old February 16th, 2015, 01:16 PM
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I have a friend that did the full part time conversion. There was no measurable fuel efficiency increase.

It made driving on gravel roads horrible and he eventually changed back.
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Old February 16th, 2015, 01:56 PM
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Why? There are no upsides to rear wheel drive and lot of downsides.
Bullshit---it's a helluva lot easier to do donuts in a snow covered parking lot in rear wheel drive only.
Not that I cant get the Rover to break loose, but not easy...

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