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Old 12-27-2010, 04:49 PM
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Default Re: RWD DOES suck in the snow!

As everyone else has said, weight and snow tires will do the trick. I am amazed at how much better my truck handles snow with sand bags and studded tires. I can accelerate like normal on snow/ice.
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Old 12-27-2010, 05:50 PM
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Default Re: RWD DOES suck in the snow!

Get rid of those pos all season tires. They are worthless in the snow. Might do yourself some good to buy a set of snow tires. You can usually find them for about $100 a piece.

And get some sand tubes.

I drove a 2wd ranger for 8 years through a lot of storms like that. Never had trouble as long as I had the weight and good tires.
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Old 12-27-2010, 05:56 PM
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Default Re: RWD DOES suck in the snow!

ive got mud tires and they do great. plenty of traction when i dont want to slide.
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Old 12-27-2010, 09:00 PM
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Default Re: RWD DOES suck in the snow!

The previous owner bought these tires a few months before I got the truck.
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Old 12-28-2010, 07:31 AM
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Default Re: RWD DOES suck in the snow!

Go out and buy some true snow tires. And then swap the all seasons back on in the summer. Probably get 3 or 4 winters out of the snow tires.
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Old 12-28-2010, 11:44 AM
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Default Re: RWD DOES suck in the snow!

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Go out and buy some true snow tires. And then swap the all seasons back on in the summer. Probably get 3 or 4 winters out of the snow tires.
+1 on that plus put some weight (250ish pounds) in the back and you'll be on here posting how great your truck works in the snow
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Old 12-30-2010, 05:31 PM
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Default Re: RWD DOES suck in the snow!

I live in Minnesota and I just bought my first Ranger a few weeks ago. The first thing I did was get to Home Depot and get some sand tubes, and 6 tubes (360 lb) seems to do the trick in even 6-8 inches of snow.
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:54 PM
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Default Re: RWD DOES suck in the snow!

ive never driven in the snow, and had 5 50lb sandbags in the bed of my truck with the stock continentals. it drove like a normal car. lol
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