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Old 09-26-2012, 06:50 AM
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Default Scary ride...I want new tires ASAP.

So I'm running the stock goodyears, saving up for some ATs/MTs of some sort here in the future. Now I chalk this experience up to three main things:

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2) wet/oily road
3) Hemi power

So I was merging on to a major three lane highway using a weave lane (where people merge on and off using the same 50 yards of road, stupid). One guy is trying to get off, and I'm getting on. So I accelerate hard to get further ahead and give him room to exit the highway. I'm moving at 55mph, wheels straight, ground wet (after raining early for the first time in a week or so). I spin my tires at 55mph, feel them spinning, let off the gas, a$$ end swings out to the right, back left, back right...across three lanes of highway. Thank god no other cars were next to me. My BFGs never did that to me, and I romped that old F150 in the rain like that all the time.
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Old 09-26-2012, 09:27 AM
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Goodyears suck when it comes to wet weathered roads. Especially with 400+ftlbs of torque.
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hell they suck with my 4.7 too on wet roads
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My BFGs never did that to me, and I romped that old F150 in the rain like that all the time.
The reason that one wouldn't get squirrely with you wasn't the tires, lol. Just kidding. The F150s have always been good trucks IMO...just not as powerful as the Rams. In all seriousness, you are dead on. The stock Goodyears are horrible.
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I agree stock Goodyears are crap, but you gotta give the hemi credit
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I hate the stock tires, truck couldn't get off a hill with morning dew when I was cutting fire wood.

Just can't bring myself to replace them till they're out of tread though.
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