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Old 08-05-2011, 10:17 AM
Fadil13 Fadil13 is offline
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Default What causing this

At first my truck was something that I was going use for light hauling weekend work, but now that I blew all my money modding out my car, I do not want to use it as a daily drive. Plus my truck uses regular gas, and get's great gas mileage, but I need to spruce it up so I want to drive it regularly. So any recommendations where to start making it fun to drive are very welcome.

These are pressing concerns of mine: First thing, if I'm travelling 40-45, and going into a curve that has bumps in it, my truck will slid to the left to the point I feel like I'm going lose control. Would new shocks help that?

Second, one year I attempted to drive in the snow, and couldn't get off the service road without turning sideways. I aware that this is sort of normal because it's RWD - plus light in the back, but is there anything I can do to provide some tractions other than piling sand bags in the back, which will not entirely keep it straight? I do have all-weather tires.

Third, I want to replace my muffler/pipes because it's rusty, any recommendation?

Thanks in advance for your help..
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Old 08-05-2011, 10:39 AM
Clinton Clinton is offline
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Default Re: What causing this

Need the specs of your truck, year, make, model, engine size etc....
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Old 08-05-2011, 12:06 PM
klinger86 klinger86 is offline
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Default Re: What causing this

the thing with the rear end is because the rear end is light.... and with the snow there are a couple of options for you hear.... a. you could get sandbags and put them over the axle in the bed... b. you could go and get some cement bllocks and line the bed to add weight and it should provide some better traction.... c. if you dont have a toolbox/tonneu cover you could take and get some 2x4s and build a frame that fits around the wheel wells in the bed and place sandbags/blocks there and it should keep them over the axles.... i would either do option b or c just to keep the weight where you need it....
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