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Old 02-04-2011, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by jj ram View Post
geek82, I know what you mean, I also find it doesn't take much for the ABS on this truck to kick in. Of course I am comparing it to my 04 Ram, which didn't have ABS and our 07 Caliber with snow tires. I think the tires have a lot to do with it. The wranglers on the Rams and the WORST all round for everything, can't wait to get rid of them!
^^^Ditto on the tires^^^ I think you'll find that's the major difference.
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Originally Posted by AKFossil View Post
Trust me, without ABS you would of slid faster and definitely cleared the stop light. Also if you are running stock tires they are not the best on ice.

Actually, ABS does increase stopping distance in certain conditions: Wikipedia quote: An ABS generally offers improved vehicle control and decreases stopping distances on dry and slippery surfaces for many drivers; however, on loose surfaces like gravel or snow-covered pavement, an ABS can significantly increase braking distance, although still improving vehicle control.[1]

But, yea I agree...and wish I got snow's with the truck...I actually asked the sales guy to sell me a set of winter tires & rims with the truck, but he told me the all-terrain tires were rated M&S and I wouldn't need snow tires! How crazy is that!
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