I am moving to Toledo in the next couple months. I want to buy another commander but in 2wd to make it a street sleeper sort of thing. My question is that i would also be driving it in the winter and leaving the 4wd with the wife and kids. Are the winters in toledo bad enough where i should not consider this? i have read that they do well with the right tires and i grew up in NJ so i know how to drive in snow. Do you think it will be ok to get a 2wd commander in northern ohio?
2006 Commander Limited, Jeep green metallic w/ Saddle Brown. 5.7 HEMI, Quadra-drive II system.
3" catback with magnaflow
2" Budget boost
1.5" wheel spacers
1990 Grand wagoneer
4" Bjs off road
1" HD shackles
33" BFG KM2
Yes, they can be bad. I live about an hour north of Toledo and head down that way occasionally and they usually get hit with a snow band quite frequently. Plus they are so close to the lake you get lake effect snow. 2wd drives aren't impossible to drive in it. I had a 2wd Ford Ranger for a while and you just have to make sure you're more careful when you're out. Finding a 2wd might be a little difficult though.
FYI when you get time you may want to check out southington off road park close to Cleveland and take that SJ out there. I am usually there the first weekend of the month FYI. More info here www.neo4x4.com.
2008 Jeep Green Rocky Mountain 4x4 4.7L, 245/65 R17 Fortera's,
class IV tow package w/shackle, front tow hooks, remote start,
MyGig w/backup cam, bun warmers, commandview, QTII,
Rocky Road Super Sliders (now installed and tested!), no lift, full Jeep OEM skid plates,
4xGuard Belly Guard, 4xGuard front skid, Surco 50 x 70 roof rack.
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