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Poor traction in bad weather on all four wheels.

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  • dave whidden Jan 16, 2013

    3 inches of snow on the roadway this morning. Usually have poor rear wheel traction so I tried adding wight to the rear and got front slippage as well for my trouble.

  • dave whidden Jan 16, 2013

    Bf goodrich in thr front and mastercraft in the rear. Is there a brand or type thats better?

  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy W. Jan 17, 2013

    I assume this is an all wheel drive model? The dirt problem is the mismatched tires. To different brands with two different fractions. I have bfgoodrich all terrain t/a tires and am very pleased with them.

  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy W. Jan 17, 2013

    Should read "first" not "dirt"

  • dave whidden Jan 17, 2013

    Thanks for the input. Time to match them up i guess.

  • dave whidden Jan 17, 2013

    You did say first though. Did you have a second suggestion?

  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy W. Jan 17, 2013

    Tread depth and proper tire inflation can affect traction. Are you inflating the tires to the vehicles suggested inflation or are you inflating them to what it says on the tire. If your inflating them to the tire they are overinflated.

  • dave whidden Jan 18, 2013

    Im pretty sure i inflate to vehicle specs but its worth checking their pressure. Thanks for the tips.

  • Eddy Bonnte Jan 25, 2013

    poor traction is usually attributed to the kind of wheels you are using consider acquring some good tires whose threads are in perfect order. if you own a jeep then you could go for jeep accessories they are quite affordable.

  • dave whidden Jan 28, 2013

    Thanks eddy. Willndo.

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What brand of tires are you using?

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Testimonial: "I never considered tire imcompatability. Thanks jermy."

  • dave whidden Jan 16, 2013

    Bf goodrich in the front and mastercraft in the rear. Is there a brand or type thats better?

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