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Old 11-07-2007, 11:12 AM   #1
 
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Just wanted to pick all your brains about winter. I traded in a Tahoe for my Ram...the Tahoe just plain WENT...No matter what! St. Louis REALLY doesnt get much in the way of winter weather anymore but we're good for one or two good icings and a snowstorm a year. What do you suggest I do so Im stuck in a snow bank somewhere. Thanks!

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Old 11-07-2007, 11:48 AM   #2
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Well, what size rim do you have?? Some people around here have a set of tires for the summer, and then for the winter.

If you have the 20's, some members on here switch over to 17 in rim and a good set of snow tires for the winter and keep the 20s for the summer. You can get some tire/rim deal packages online. But I would suggest changing your tires all together and get rid of the stocks. Go for an all year round type of tire. BFGs A/T's or Nitto Terra Grapplers are excellent. Just depends on how big your pockets are.
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Old 11-07-2007, 01:13 PM   #3
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What she said... you plan on getting a set of winter tires for another set of wheels, or want something all season?

The tires she said are good as well, and look great, but look best on a 4x4 (not sure what you have).

I'm just 4 hours west of you, so I know the kinda weather ya go through, lol. And when it comes to ice like we normally get, well it really doesn't matter what kinda rubber ya where, yer gonna get screwed! lol
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Old 11-07-2007, 01:28 PM   #4
 
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Well, I DO have a 4x4...and I have the factory 20" rims. I guess IDEALLY I'd like to get a winter and summer wheel/tire combo...BUT thats not very cheap. I'll have to ponder this one a bit.....

How about weight in the bed?
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Old 11-07-2007, 02:18 PM   #5
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I do believe if you go to Tirerack.com or some other site such as 4wheelparts, they have some good tire/rim combos.

As far as weight in the bed, you can put some sand bags back there to avoid slipping and sliding around. OR They make this blow up thing that you fill with water and fits in your bed perfectly to add some extra weight back there. I'll try and find it for you if you would like.
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Old 11-07-2007, 02:20 PM   #6
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http://www.stylintrucks.com/parts.as...&inid=HPFP4433

There you go...check that out for some extra weight~!
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20" tires are crazy money. You could get the 17" rims on Ebay for cheap and then go with some BFG's. Thats what I have on mine for the winter.
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