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Old 10-10-2009, 08:38 PM
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Default Snowed here today:(

So I went I bought a set of Bridgestone Blizzaks for the rear.

Now I just need about 300lbs of weight for the bed. Maybe get one of those "Shur Trax" bed weight thingy?

What do you other 2WD Ranger owners run in the winter?
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Old 10-10-2009, 08:45 PM
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What do you other 2WD Ranger owners run in the winter?
personally i don't run in the winter to freakin cold......on the other hand i've just had either my ATV or all my fire-gear and a bag of sand over each wheel-well
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Old 10-10-2009, 08:53 PM
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we used sandbags and fat chicks lol
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Old 10-10-2009, 08:56 PM
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I've used sand bags for years. But they are 5.99 a bag now & never make it thru more than 1 winter.
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Old 10-10-2009, 09:06 PM
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that is where fat chicks come in handy just cost you a burger or three/four per ride
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Old 10-10-2009, 09:27 PM
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i just run 2 sandbags,a nd studdeed tires, and i do just fine with a 2wd
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Old 10-10-2009, 09:44 PM
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i just run 2 sandbags,a nd studdeed tires, and i do just fine with a 2wd
ya but your shell weights it down to
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I do nothing.... I live in long beach and cold here is 50*...sorry guys
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Old 10-10-2009, 10:04 PM
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First, Alon you suck.

Second there's a lot of country around here I just stop off and get some spare downed trees and throw them in the back of my F150's, it works well and when we're done we just recycle them back to the woods. . .
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Old 10-11-2009, 03:02 AM
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ya but your shell weights it down to
actually incorrect, this will be the first winter for me with the 06, my 01 i had that setup, and had no problems... the key is when its icy, and snowy out is to SLOW DOWN!!!!
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Old 10-11-2009, 05:00 AM
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I always put 3 of these concrete square blocks we got each one weighs roughly 100 pounds

I set them in the bed over the axle. Never had any problems. There was one year we had a lot of snow was up to my running boards on my truck and I had no problems
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Old 10-11-2009, 06:21 PM
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i'm making sure the motor swap is done on my 4x4 real soon, cause i'm never driving my 2wd in the snow again
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Old 10-11-2009, 08:08 PM
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we used sandbags and fat chicks lol
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Old 10-11-2009, 08:32 PM
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It has been crazy icy here the last few days and ppl dont get the slow down rule.

I dont have any weight in the back of my truck and almost never put it in 4x you just gotta know how to drive on the ice
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:10 PM
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It has been crazy icy here the last few days and ppl dont get the slow down rule.

I dont have any weight in the back of my truck and almost never put it in 4x you just gotta know how to drive on the ice
A friend of mine in Pueblo has said it has been nutty down there with accidents especially along 125. My girl has to rive through there from Casper on her way home, it's looking like she might take a few extra days o the trip at this rate. . .

But don't feel bad people here in KCKS get into accidents regularly on clear sunny days add any kind of twist and it is anarchy!
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