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Old 12-21-2009, 02:59 PM
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this weekend i found that just filling the whole bed with snow works pretty well on my 2wd
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Old 12-21-2009, 03:09 PM
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good point. maybe if u put some washer fluid in it with the water?
if you get the pink rv antifreeze it won't freeze and it works great. it's commonly used in the crapper in campers in the winter.
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Old 12-26-2009, 11:34 AM
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I would advise the tubes of sand and bags of salt. If you need traction on ice, you have what you need. Im not sure if water softener salt will melt ice, but I do know what salt does to metal. And since you live up there in the rust belt......Do NOT put the weight way back in the rear of the truck, unless you dont want to turn on slick roads. Best is to put it between the rear axle and the cab.It distributes the weight between the axles, so you can move AND steer.
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Old 12-26-2009, 12:44 PM
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Do NOT put the weight way back in the rear of the truck, unless you dont want to turn on slick roads. Best is to put it between the rear axle and the cab.It distributes the weight between the axles, so you can move AND steer.
sounds good on paper but from personal experience it works better in the rear of the bed. you have the weight of the motor on the front wheels so all you need is a little in the back just to take out the rake look of the truck and I've gone everywhere i wanted to this winter, with 4 5 gallon buckets of sand back by my tailgate.
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Old 12-26-2009, 02:00 PM
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Leave the sand, take a tow strap and have fun!
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