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XC60 XC90 Offroad Spin Control on or off?

When the XC90 is offroad (such as on sand, slippery mud) should spin control be left on or off? I took mine on the beach and left spin control off because I read it goes better in sand. Are there any other things to turn off to improve the Awd system to send max power to all 4 wheels?


  • Ex850RSnoopy (@Ex850R) Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Melbourne.
    These are not 4wd cars. ......
    They are on road awd basically.
    Get a v8 one or a proper 4wd as more power is going to eat the rear diff and the gearbox anyway.
  • edited April 29
    These are not 4WD but AWD - surprisingly capable for occasional use
    - Spin control off
    - Tyre's (17in wheels, ATR tyres - down to 18psi or less in sand)
    - Even with a metal sump guard you will loose plastic bits (fuel line cover!)
    - long handled shovel, recovery gear, travel with other vehicles
    - correct line and momentum is your friend

    Don't try this in a R-design with 19" wheels or on your first outing https://youtube.com/watch?v=4_CziGSoOfk :)
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