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Old 02-17-2010, 07:55 PM
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We got a decent amount of snow tonight, I am thinking of putting some weight back in. The truck grips alright in packed snow, but not so good in the fresh stuff.
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Old 02-17-2010, 08:02 PM
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nothing considering we never get snow
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Old 02-17-2010, 08:03 PM
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Come visit Montana. We have enough snow to last you a lifetime.
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Old 02-17-2010, 08:03 PM
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None... I have a front differential.
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Old 02-18-2010, 12:47 PM
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got an old tractor wheel weight weighing about 120 lb in the back of mine, here in missouri we get more ice then snow so its worth it
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Old 02-18-2010, 02:39 PM
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i got 6 sandbags in the bed. but not sure how much they way each.
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Old 02-19-2010, 10:35 PM
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I got 5 40# bag of salt, seems to help. I am planning on changing the tires next year.
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Old 02-19-2010, 10:36 PM
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i now carry beach chairs and surfboards. its finally above 50 degrees here.
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Old 02-24-2010, 09:49 AM
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I carry a 525 lb. cement block in my 2wd ranger.
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Old 02-24-2010, 11:41 AM
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With 4 wheel drive did not need any weight even with VERY wet 12" of snowfall a few weeks ago. Truck went through without any problem. I have a large parking area which is gravel and drove all around to pack snow (no shoveling for me) and FedX and other drivers had no problem coming onto property!
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Old 02-24-2010, 08:18 PM
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I carry a 100 lb bag of sand blast sand in a plastic tote and a shovel. If roads are bad I throw in a bale of hay.
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Old 02-25-2010, 06:23 AM
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2 40 lb bags of sand, push them to the front the rest of the year.
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:09 PM
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Default Re: How much weight do you carry in the back of your truck in the winter?

Just put in 300 pounds of sand bags in my FX4. Suppose to get down to an overnight low of -19 deg C (-2 deg F) by the end of this week. Already have a set of studded General Altimax Arctic winter tires too.

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Old 11-15-2010, 08:26 PM
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Sometimes firewood. Sometimes a 4wheeler. Usually nothing.
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:39 PM
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Years ago with my 87 (2.3L,5spd...NO traction Lok dif!!!) I used to carry 2 bags of sandblasting sand, with 4 snows on for the winter..they help you stop too. Get stuck and it would spin one wheel. Bought that truck used. When I ordered my Edge I opted for the Traction Lok (Ltd.Slip) rear and 2WD. With Cooper snows on all 4's it does pretty good. No extra weight..but I do often carry a shovel back there when the roads are bad just in case.
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