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Old 02-16-2010, 10:39 AM
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Default How much weight do you carry in the back of your truck in the winter?

i got five 40 pound bags of salt in the back of my truck. i was just wondering what everybody else does..
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:44 AM
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well i dont have to anymore living in Fl, but comming from up north i would use sand instead of salt in the fear of the salt getting under the bed liner and rusting.
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:07 AM
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400 pounds

5 concrete blocks that measure about 14"x14" square

probably 4" thick
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:19 AM
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i dont use any and go anywhere i want
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:33 AM
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i dont use any and go anywhere i want
I haven't needed to either (at least not yet.)
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:38 AM
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i eat 2 wheel drives for breakfast..
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:44 AM
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i eat cake for breakfast, that puts on the pounds quick and gives me that extra traction i need both on and off the road...
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Old 02-16-2010, 12:24 PM
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dont need any weight. dont see any snow to have a need for it
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Old 02-16-2010, 01:07 PM
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i carry about 200 pounds of sand. and if its really raining i fill up the gas tank.
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Old 02-16-2010, 01:34 PM
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I carry a snowshovel in the back and thats it, havn't even needed it yet. 4x4 FTW!!
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Old 02-16-2010, 03:02 PM
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have chain will travel
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Old 02-16-2010, 03:35 PM
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when it snows, i throw the snow that i am shoveling around the truck in the bed, when the roads clear up, i just shovel it back out, that way i am not driving around with 300 lbs of weight, bringing down my mpg, and taking it out to use the bed
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Old 02-16-2010, 03:39 PM
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I have five 50lb bags of Sand, that way if I get stuck I can cut a bag open and throw it on the ice. I haven't had to do that as of yet, but I don't think I would use salt for fear of rust like the previous poster stated.
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Old 02-16-2010, 05:09 PM
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i have a fiberglass toneough cover all the weight i can need
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Old 02-16-2010, 05:19 PM
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Nothing, damnit that's why I bought a 4x4.
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