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  1. 2wd vs. 4 wd

    Under The Hood / Performance
    I am going to buy a used E. Debating the need for AWD. I live in northeast Indiana and snow and rain are not major players. I presently drive a GMC Enovy and have probably used the 4wd less then a dozen times. When I did use it, I probably should not have been out in the first place. On...
  2. Converting 2WD to 4WD (and vice-versa)

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Converting from 2WD to 4WD Does anyone know if it is possible to convert a 2wd model to 4wd? With any other car I won't think so, but since the Element lacks any manual controls for the 4wd and since the 2wd and 4wd models are so close otherwise, maybe its possible. Also, what would be the...
  3. 2wd or 4wd?

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    Firs off, sorry if this is a re-post. Went looking, but did not find anything. I am sold on the EX, but I am not sure about the 2wd or 4wd. I have only test driven the 4wd. I live in Houston, TX, so NO SNOW, and no hills. The sun roof is a mixed blessing. it gets real hot here, so better...
  4. Any visual markings of a 4WD vs 2WD?

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    I just purchased a 4WD EX. I noticed that, other than the window sticker (showing price etc) there is no marking whatsoever to designate a 4WD from a 2WD EX. You can not tell a 4WD from a 2WD by any different controls or markings inside the car either. And you certainly cannot tell one from...