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Traction?

Discussion in 'Lowered & Street Systems' started by Steve-o81, Mar 12, 2021.

  1. bucket

    bucket Super Moderator Staff Member

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    And since it's the internet and just reading text, I'm not saying you are wrong about anything or your experiences, it's just a good discussion. Not trying to start an argument at all, lol.

    The truck in question is a (mild?) small block and a 2 wheeler though. So we are probably over-analizing.
     
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    If you have the right tires and right treatment if needed, a squarebody doesn't need much to hook. Control the axle wrap and send it. JMiller doesn't come here very often or you could ask him. Maybe ask @Mark Jones what he's done to his. It won't take much.





     
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    This conversation makes me miss the 70's.... and N50 series tires.
     
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    Ohhh yeah, I remember the N50-15's back in the days of sky jackers and spring lift kits in the back. Then technology happened and it's all about tuckin' the tire and keepin' it level.
     
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    TCI make this bolt on kit no welding! :)

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    Try wate in the bad in the old days we would put a bale of straw and wet it down with water or more permeant bolt in1/4" plate in the bed wate gives you trackshion pickups are lite in the rear
     
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    Saw this on a truck in AZ pics are a bit dark but you can see he moved the springs inboard on the frame and then widened the wheel tubs to fit Mickey’s inside the fenders. Would probably fit a 14”x32” slick. That should be some traction. AE601C7D-A02B-471D-9FEE-1D9F9B61D614.jpeg DFCEFEDF-49E9-478B-8369-9B6A790A675A.jpeg
     
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    This was enough for what all I used my truck for, put on when I rebuilt my truck back in '95. I just rebushed them last Summer. These are old Superlift bars. They don't make these anymore. Everything has gone 4-link. my truck pics 8-21-20 018.jpg my truck pics 8-21-20 020.jpg I cleaned them up and repainted them. Put in all new bolts, washers, nylok nuts. The look good now.
     

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