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Author Topic: Quad bike 2WD vs 4WD  (Read 1123 times)

Laura_Long

  • Joined Jul 2017
Quad bike 2WD vs 4WD
« on: February 25, 2018, 07:01:05 pm »
Hi. We are looking at buying a second hand honda quad.  We want to tow a small trailer, topper/mower and chain harrow behind it. Will 2WD be powerful enough or does it need to be a 4WD?
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philcaegrug

  • Joined Jul 2012
  • ammanford
Re: Quad bike 2WD vs 4WD
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2018, 08:53:21 pm »
I would go for 4wd myself .

RCTman

  • Joined Mar 2017
  • Rhondda fach
Re: Quad bike 2WD vs 4WD
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2018, 08:57:32 pm »
Def 4wd

Buttermilk

  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: Quad bike 2WD vs 4WD
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2018, 10:11:06 pm »
If you are only using on dryish land then 2WD is adequate, has a better turning circle and does less chewing up of the ground.  If you are plugging through mud then 4WD.

bazzais

  • Joined Jan 2010
    • Allt Y Coed Farm and Campsite
Re: Quad bike 2WD vs 4WD
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2018, 06:36:48 am »
A 2WD wont go anywhere except sideways in the wet and tears up the land if anything but bone dry.

Huge difference between a 2WD and a 4WD - get a switchable 2WD/4WD, you wont regret it. If you can get front difflock even better.

shep53

  • Joined Jan 2011
  • Argyll
Re: Quad bike 2WD vs 4WD
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2018, 12:57:45 pm »
4wd is far more versatile , didn't realise they did 2wd since ive never looked for one ! which model Honda are looking at ?

 

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