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Its been snowing here the past few days and when i installed the superlift and drove it everything was fine, this was when the ground was dry. Now that there is snow on the ground my truck is all over the place and its so hard to steer. I'm afraid to drive my truck as I almost hit 3 cars and a tractor trailer truck.
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Welcome to the wonderful world of Winter driving.
Those nice , wide tires you have on are a big no-no in snow.
Go skinny or stay home.
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they worked fine when i wasnt lifted. i mean i have like no control what so ever.
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You changed the center of gravity when you lifted it. That will enhance the hydroplaning effect of the wide tires.
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hmm...I don't seem to have ANY issues whatsoever being double lifted on 12.50' on 10's.... It's a great snow covered street pounder. The thing drives ALOT nicer on snow now than it did stock or the 10.50's...


Dan...what tires are on there anyway? Air them puppies down. Mine tear it effin' up when they're down to 10.
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mine is about 33 psi. would havin no sway bar affect anything??
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Umm yeah i would believe so no sway bar makes you ride like a boat
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droppin' the tire pressure helps big time.... and the sway bar would probably help keep the center of gravity in check too....

on really snow **** days here, when i commute 90 km to skool, i dont use 4x4, i just air my tires down and let it rip.... makes a huge diff.
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i guess ill have to try the dropped air pressure.
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yeah dude....drop that puppy down to like 25 on snow covered roads. it's my winter pressure as soon as snow hits.

as far as sway bar...i've not been sway bar'd since the superlift almost 3 years ago, so that's a non-issue as far as snow driving. I've not experienced anything adverse effects.


EDIT: something to also consider....condition of that front shaft after the superlift install. mine only lasted 4k, while others last 30k, and yet some last 10miles. If it's clicked into 4 or even just in 2, it'll take a poop. so that might be a cause to your issues too.
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