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CHEESE2009 01-17-2013 07:46 AM

Highway Speeds
 
I've been getting a slight bit of back end swing lately when going fast.
I never had to put weight in the back, but I might consider it until I figure out what's going on.

ANYWAY,

I would like to know how fast YOU guys drive on the highway during icy or snowy conditions, in your trucks.

In the suburbs I can put cars to shame, but now... :( ... now these cars outperform me on the highway and I'm a little disturbed.

http://1000awesomethings.files.wordp...man-crying.jpg

Drives: F150, Lariat.

willshome 01-17-2013 08:34 AM


yourscape 01-17-2013 08:48 AM

This is a perfect reason to convince the wife to get a new truck!!!!

It is a safety concern Dear:D

thom 01-17-2013 10:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CHEESE2009 (Post 120819)
I've been getting a slight bit of back end swing lately when going fast.
I never had to put weight in the back, but I might consider it until I figure out what's going on.

ANYWAY,

I would like to know how fast YOU guys drive on the highway during icy or snowy conditions, in your trucks.

In the suburbs I can put cars to shame, but now... :( ... now these cars outperform me on the highway and I'm a little disturbed.

http://1000awesomethings.files.wordp...man-crying.jpg

Drives: F150, Lariat.


How fast is "fast"?

CHEESE2009 01-17-2013 10:36 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thom (Post 120829)
How fast is "fast"?

100kmh.

I start to feel some back end lift at round 70kmh.

-

I think it's also worth mentioning that we have the worst roads in the world. They fall apart the same day they are set.

LawnBoy0311 01-17-2013 11:51 AM

Right now the majority of people reading this are comparing kmh to mph. Guaranteed.

CHEESE2009 01-17-2013 12:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by LawnBoy0311 (Post 120832)
Right now the majority of people reading this are comparing kmh to mph. Guaranteed.

lmao... i know...

I was going to be nice and convert it, but man I am lazy.

Steve 01-17-2013 01:50 PM

Quote:

Right now the majority of people reading this are comparing kmh to mph. Guaranteed.
LOL I was doing that. I saw 100kmh and thought 100k mph! :eek:

How many miles on the truck? Is it possible the suspension is shot and you could use new shocks?

thom 01-17-2013 03:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CHEESE2009 (Post 120831)
100kmh.

I start to feel some back end lift at round 70kmh.

-

I think it's also worth mentioning that we have the worst roads in the world. They fall apart the same day they are set.

60 to 70 MPH isn't excessive speed.
Is this something you are wanting to fix yourself?

Ducke 01-19-2013 11:06 AM

its a Ford trade it in and get a real truck A chevy. :D


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