The neighborhood streets remained messy with snow but it was all melting fast and so no problems for Fiona and I as we motored over to the ranching neighborhood to the SE of home.
Alas, we were too late, whomever does their road clearing does a very fast job of it and all we found was muddy roads. Nothing very scenic but I did stop for one shot of Fiona at the tree-lined driveway:
Fiona and I motored on home, stopping at the auto parts store to get a headlight but then it started working on the way home. Hmmmm. The auxiliary lights quit working though, so there's some checking to be done on the wiring I think.
Got home and asked my loving wife, Martha, to shoot some video while I tried to ride about the cul-de-sac to test the 2WD on Fiona. There were snow accumulations ranging from a couple of inches to perhaps eight inches of snow mounds, so a good test.
Here's the video, it'll show you how useful 2WD can be. Assuming you've got it engaged that is.
Must remember to check to make sure the 2WD lever stays engaged, it seems. The '99 model 2WD engagement level is different from the one on Scarlett, my 2014 URAL Patrol.
Still, a good test of the 2WD.
Update: found the wiring issue. A loose ground wire on the assembly connecting the headlight to the wiring harness, fixed. Also, the ground wire had come off the switched relay for the auxiliary lights, secured.