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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.



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

It is a safety concern Dear
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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.



Drives: F150, Lariat.

How fast is "fast"?
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How fast is "fast"?
100kmh.

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

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

How many miles on the truck? Is it possible the suspension is shot and you could use new shocks?
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100kmh.

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

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