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Old 12-11-2013, 10:44 AM
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Glenn, I moved the sand bags to the rear of the bed.
Let me know if u can tell the difference..
Everyone says to put them in the center...but thats where u have the most upward resistance.
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Old 12-11-2013, 10:45 AM
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Old 12-11-2013, 10:53 AM
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Let me know if u can tell the difference..
Everyone says to put them in the center...but thats where u have the most upward resistance.
The rear is now sagging a bit more.

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Old 12-11-2013, 11:01 AM
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Let me know if u can tell the difference..
Everyone says to put them in the center...but thats where u have the most upward resistance.
Depending how much weight you're using, stopping could be a different experience with the weight that far back in the bed. So just be aware people...
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Old 12-11-2013, 11:33 AM
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Stopping and breaking in winter on ice and snow people should always be careful and leave more room to stop.

And Machine...if its sagging down more thats a good sign, thats more downward force on the tires thru the leafsprings.

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Old 12-11-2013, 12:16 PM
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I guess what I was getting at is you don't want so much weight by the tailgate that the front end feels light and you go to hit the brakes and your front wheels lock up way too easy. Don't really stop well that way.
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Old 12-11-2013, 01:02 PM
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I guess what I was getting at is you don't want so much weight by the tailgate that the front end feels light and you go to hit the brakes and your front wheels lock up way too easy. Don't really stop well that way.
That or the front wheels don't have enough traction to turn.
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Old 12-11-2013, 01:09 PM
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I'm used to -10 now. I can go out in a sweat shirt and I'm fine haha I went ice fishing last night and it was -20 and I was warm I'm just interested in seeing how warm 20 degrees will feel when this clod snap is done. I'm heading up to Upper Red Lake on Tuesday to go fishing! So pumped! And as of tomorrow night at 5:30 I'll be done with finals and I'll be on Christmas break!!!!
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Old 12-11-2013, 01:14 PM
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So pumped! And as of tomorrow night at 5:30 I'll be done with finals and I'll be on Christmas break!!!!
Good Luck with the rest of your finals!
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Old 12-11-2013, 01:39 PM
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Hmmmmm...... yeah no a D-I-C-K MAGNET.
Dude, you're awesome and all but I don't wanna know what you wanna do in your truck!
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:01 PM
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Don't worry, Randy, I've driven in over 30 minnesota winters!

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Old 12-11-2013, 02:08 PM
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I think as long as u dont have more weight in the back than what your engine and front end weighs you will be fine.
The engine has to be at least 700lbs if not more..
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:12 PM
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Who's all 2WD?
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:17 PM
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Not me.
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:18 PM
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I am...wait now im 4wd....no now im 2wd again.
Im 2wd anytime that switch is set to 2wd!! Duh!
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