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Old 12-20-2010, 02:24 PM   #1
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Are most buses one wheel drive?

I had my bus out in the snow today and noticed that only one side was spinning in the snow. I was surprised that it wasn't pozi traction. Are most buses set up with this. I would think a lot of buses would be getting stuck.
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Re: Are most buses one wheel drive?

If a school bus was a posi rear axle, most of them would end up in the ditch, knowing the drivers that I know. Driving a posi in slippery conditions puts you on a fine line.
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Re: Are most buses one wheel drive?

would be nice for a dif lock option though. i guess thats what chains are for lol
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Re: Are most buses one wheel drive?

I think its about a 2005 line truck at work, which is an 4300 466 International has a traction control option on it. It uses the anti lock brakes to slow the spinning wheel down. It kinda of works. I can't say I'm overly impressed by any means. Decent agressive tires, I think make more of a difference.
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