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"rearend control" Screw better than Scab in snow??

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"rearend control" Screw better than Scab in snow??

Old 12-17-2004, 09:13 AM
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"rearend control" Screw better than Scab in snow??

There have been discussed about add some sand bags on bed to help better control in rearend in snow...

I m curious, do you guys think Screw (w/ 3.73s and LS) has better control in snow than Scab due to center weight cuz of 4 doors and passenger doors is close to the rear wheels? or isnt does matter?

Its my first time pick up truck F150 Screw...and havent drive in snow yet but i drove in snow with my jeep Wrangler (heavy mods).

Any feedback??

Old 12-17-2004, 09:28 AM
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If you add weight to your truck, do so in front of the rear wheels. I've not only driven in snow, I grew up in it, all my life! Weight in the center of your truck will add some to both ends, and keep your center of balance on the rig. adding it behind the rear wheels will aid traction to the rear, but decrease it in the front, and if you end up in any kind of slide, will give your truck a pendulum motion, which will make your spin worse, as it adds weight outside of the wheelbase, rather than from within it's center of gravity. A couple or 3 100lb bags should do the trick, I usually just grab a couple of heavy pallettes from the trucking company I work for, and toss them in the bed and slide them all the way to the front of the box, personally. Sand bags do add the feature of being able to split them opened for the sand, in case added traction under the wheels is required to get un-stuck.

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