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Old 11-26-2011, 12:57 PM
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Default HUGE problem with my 2010 RAM

I can't believe this is happening and its going to end up costing me a lot of $$$$ in the long run.

Dodge/Chrysler won't cover the cost and my paycheck simply isn't large enough to keep going down this path.

In my Dodge Magnum its easy to do burnouts and even with the hemi in the RAM I didn't expect to be able to do burnouts.

I'm going through the stock tires way to fast and even with rotation its going to need replacing sooner than later.

Any ideas to have the tires last longer other than stopping the burnouts?
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Wow and I thought something really bad was happening Perhaps put studded tires on.
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What??? Seriously?????
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A few options to consider -

1) Trade the truck for one with a 3.7L V6
2) Remove the coils and injector wires from cyl 2,3,5 and 8
3) drill a hole in the side of the TB and install a screw to limit the amount of throttle opening.
4) Install a tack in your shoe right under the ball of your foot
5) Replace your air filter with a very dirty highly restricted one, and possibly block off the air intake port feeding the air box

This is just a small list of possibilities. I'm sure that are many creative ideas that would achieve similar results.
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The stock Goodyear tires are exactly that.. Good for a year. My stock tires got me a whopping 25,000 Km's... LMAO!!! I was soooo mad, but they said the tires are "just for looks" Horrible tire!! and dealership response. IMO, so I bought a set of Nitto Terra Grapplers and after the same amount of time on the truck, still have over 50% left, and believe me I like to stomp on it every now and again. Or sell the truck and buy a Kia. I opted for the better tire, Kia's suck!!!
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Is this a serious thread lol
The stockers don't always hook up the best but I know people that have put over 50k miles on a stock set of tires... In a diesel to boot
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i have 58000 km on mine and two of them are close to the change mark (rubber between the groove) and the two other have 1/8 to that mark,..



any idea,.. put bigger tires, it should be a little harder to spin,.. and it might look nice and they will probably be cheapper to buy,..

drive in 4x4,..

bring your wife with you when u drive the truck,..
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........bring your wife with you when u drive the truck,..
That just doesn't work here. She is such an 'enabler'. LOL
Between the her and the Z, I'm going broke trying to keep up with the mod ideas.
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Is this a serious thread lol
LOL, that was my thought too, course Brad does have some good ideas there.

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