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Old 07-18-2010, 03:58 PM
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ok i know since the ranger rear end is very light to begin with, but when the road is just a little wet on every corner even going very slow i fish- tail horribly and almost wreck. my tires are hankook dynapro MT and have 1/4 tread left. is it the tire type, tire tread wear, or just my light rear end.

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Old 07-18-2010, 04:00 PM
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ok i know since the ranger rear end is very light to begin with, but when the road is just a little wet on every corner even going very slow i fish- tail horribly and almost wreck. my tires are hankook dynapro MT and have 1/4 tread left. is it the tire type, tire tread wear, or just my light rear end.

http://s.sears.com/is/image/Sears/09...sm=0.9,0.5,0,0
id bet its a combo of worn tires and MT tires. MT's arent known for being great in the rain.
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Old 07-18-2010, 08:27 PM
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It's the tires. My worn out mt's did the same thing.
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Default Re: slippery when wet

yep have to agree with tires, mine did the same thing until I put new tires on.
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Old 07-18-2010, 08:41 PM
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Tires!!
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Old 07-18-2010, 09:24 PM
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It's the tires
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Old 07-18-2010, 10:01 PM
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so new mt's should solve my problem.
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Old 07-20-2010, 02:27 AM
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It may not be the tires it may be something to do with the suspension or steering, I would recommend that since it is a 2007 model and under warranty have the dealer look at this for you because this is a safety issue............

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Old 07-20-2010, 12:52 PM
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so new mt's should solve my problem.
1/4 tread isn't much tread for wet weather, especially in heavy rain. New tires should solve your problem.
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