Until they bring back the old 1980's 4WD system complete with a real transfer case, shift lever, and low range, this will NEVER complete with any proper 4WD vehicle on anything more than the lightest end of a moderate trail. Once you need to crawl, this will promptly overheat its CVT and refuse to move forward. … Read more
Interesting. To be fair, wanting something that oddball specific (I can’t imagine there are many Trailhawk V6's out there, let alone one not in grayscale) means they were falling all over them selves to move the one that *almost* matched what you wanted, hence the locker install comment. You were probably never going… Read more
The only time regular old white dude me felt uncomfortable stopping anywhere in the U.S. was years ago in south Louisiana. Pulled in to a small town gas station off a little state highway to fill up and there was the most beautiful girl behind the counter. A real Cajun-French goddess. Then I noticed the several good… Read more
Look, I like wagons. I have actually purchased a new 6MT, turbo, AWD wagon. My brother has an F30 BMW 3 series wagon that replaced his previous wagon. The fact that wagons basically don’t exist in the market anymore is all the proof you need that they weren’t selling in the US when they were still available.
Before VW started using 8 speed autos, they did have 2.7:1 low gear transfer cases. Though I’m not as familiar with the Amarok, I do know that here in the U.S., when the Touareg went to an 8 speed, they stopped offering the low gear transfer case, likely because they put an extra short 1st gear on the 8 speeds that… Read more
Sorry, Honda fanboy, the Porsche 9A1 does over 135HP/litre and can actually pass emissions.