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Old 10-28-2005
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I think its time for a lift.
a lift would be nice but it really wouldnt help him with traction
he really would need a lsd or locker not a lift
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a lift would be nice but it really wouldnt help him with traction
he really would need a lsd or locker not a lift
A lift would help, since it'd allow bigger tires and bigger tires usually equals better traction. A locker or lsd is just icing on the cake!

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nice pics, i have yet to have the ranger in sand, had my parents bronco in sand a few times.
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Old 10-29-2005
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actually even tho it doesn't make much sense, you should lower the pressure on all 4 tires when in sand even in a 2wd.
I am not very good at explaining things but here goes, if you leave your front tires at full pressure, they tend to sink faster due to the smaller footprint even though they are not driving. when they encounter an obsticle such as a small rut or a small pile of sand at street pressure they will want to try to climb it, but with the pressure lowered, they will tend to comform to it and roll over it.
here is an experiment, with full street pressure, pull up to a curb or another small obsticle and slowly try to put your front wheels up on it, then try it with the pressure lowered in the front tires. you will notice that the truck will go up on the obsticle a little easier with lower pressure.
Just a couple of other tips for sand, lower the pressure before you start playing, and as mentioned previously, stop spinning the tires as soon as your truck stops moving. all you are doing after that is digging straight down.
this is just my 2 cents, and the advise comes from experience with this issue.

not too good at explaining things are you well you seem to have done a damn good job.... i even understand better and im the one who took the air out in the first place.....lol
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it hasn't been that long since u have gotten stuck. remember when i had to pull u out of the mud after u tried to pull robert out at 1 in the morning? good times

yes mike i remember... but hince the work actually in the title....lol
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