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1991 real 4X4?

Postby bscall [OP] » June 28th 2010, 10:36pm

I am looking at a 1991 Chevy Astro 4x4 van. My question is this real 4x4. I live on the outer Banks in NC and we drive on the beach daily. I need it to be real 4x4 as sometimes the sand is deep. I plan to lift it and put bigger tires on but I need to know about the 4x4 system. the owner says its real time 4x4. 6 cyl. gas engine. 3.4 V6. please answer with any feedback.
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Re: 1991 real 4X4?

Postby Leeann_93 » June 29th 2010, 12:23am

Only if he swapped out the AWD transfer case for a 4x4 transfer case and added the controls, either pushbutton or stick shift, to select 2WD, 4Hi or 4Low.

They are either RWD or AWD from the factory.

Also, no '91 Astro came from the factory with a 3.4 V6. It came with a 4.3 V6.

You need to go and look for yourself and make sure it really is 4x4...we can't answer that for you on this one. Sorry.
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Re: 1991 real 4X4?

Postby Mr_Bowtie » June 29th 2010, 2:29am

Never tried the AWD in sand before, but its AWESOME in the snow. :chevy:
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Re: 1991 real 4X4?

Postby bscall [OP] » June 29th 2010, 3:09pm

Thanks for the feedback. That helps a lot.
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Re: 1991 real 4X4?

Postby OnSafari » June 29th 2010, 7:42pm

If it's a Quigley http://www.quigley4x4.com/ conversion, then it's true 4x4. From what I understand, they built some Astros.
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Re: 1991 real 4X4?

Postby Big_kid » June 30th 2010, 12:55am

Welcome aboard from Va Beach! Wish I had an answer for you on the 4x4.
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