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  1. #1
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    Florida Gulf Coast

    Default Difference in push-button and shift lever 4x4 - 95 Suburban

    Looking at a 95/2500/4x4/454 suburban. I noticed some have push button 4x4 and others have a floorboard shift lever. What are the differences, and/or advantages to each?

    Any known probs with the '95 2500 4x4 454 to look out for?

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  2. #2


    There's no problems that I know of. I think the only advantage is that you have more circuitry to possibly go wrong with a button. I personally prefer the lever, but that's just me.


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    Cool Difference in puh-button and shift lever 4x4-95 Suburban

    Early push buttons had electrical issue, lever was more dependable.

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    Thanks guys......
    Semper Fi :fighting0037:

    1990 1500 Suburban 6.2L Diesel 4x4

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    The old lever is much more dependable than the electric motor. If I had my choice I would opt for the lever.

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  6. #6
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    Default diffrence

    it depends on what your doing i have one of each i like the ease and clean shift of the push button but the lever has less to break so if you wheeling with it that would probley be better

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    I have had both lever and button. I prefer the lever, for some reason I feel like by me physically engaging the 4WD, the 4WD feels more powerful. I know this isn't true, its just a mind trick. LOL
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