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what shoudl I do.. if considering off road capabilities alone<br> <br> get a 404 cause of the flex frame.. or will a 416 do just as good?
 

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They all do. The 406 has the advantage of being on a shorter wheelbase. I think the trick on the 406/416 is to install appropriate springs to aid articulation. These were generally set up for heavier load hauling than 404s, so the springs are stiffer. Some other 406/416 advantages are much heavier driveline components, on board air compressor, on board hydraulics(rear winch?). Draw backs are that the 406 is slower than either the 416 or 404 unless you change gearing. The diesels are noisier and smelly, and of course a good condition 406/416 can run almost twice as much money.
 
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