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Old 12-08-2013, 05:33 PM
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how much weight in the back?

so i got a little snow today - and i realized that it is time i put weight in the back.

i tossed 8 bundles of shingles in the back - i figure that'll give me a little extra traction.
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Old 12-08-2013, 10:24 PM
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Old 12-09-2013, 09:30 AM
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big part of my problem is, i havent driven a real wheel drive vehicle in snow in over a decade, so part of it is lead-foot-itis.
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Lock in the hubs and make the 4X4 light up on the dash. I don't add weight to the back of my 250.
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Lock in the hubs and make the 4X4 light up on the dash. I don't add weight to the back of my 250.
i've got the auto hubs - but most of the trip this morning was fairly clear - i didn't wanna do any real distance in 4 high for a couple slippery corners.
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I recomend absolutly nothing in the bed of the truck, it makes it harder to go into parkinglots and mix up the diesel 911..
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I recomend absolutly nothing in the bed of the truck, it makes it harder to go into parkinglots and mix up the diesel 911..
I figured you were in a parking lot somewhere this morning Pat.
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I never put weight in mine, unless I am hauling and or towing something.
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keep the fuel tank full, easy weight.. easier said than done with a super duty gasser, i can sympathize lol.
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Old 12-09-2013, 02:23 PM
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Or if you put beer back there, it adds to traction and doesn't get warm...
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uhmm, beer should be in the front seat, returnables in the bed...
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Old 12-09-2013, 03:29 PM
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Well yeah, but a couple of 30's up front and a few in the back isn't such a bad way to go. You can always exchange at pee stops.
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i put roughly 400lbs of concrete blocks right over the rear axle....last year when my limited slip worked right it did awesome in the snow, didn't have a single issue at all. drove home from work last night in snow covered roads and it was a royal pita to drive with the LS "gone".

If i had 4x4 though i wouldn't even bother with weight in the bed.
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I don't bother with weight, just gets in the way for me.
One of my co-workers has an interesting approach, when it snows he shovels it into his bed for weight.
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