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Old 12-15-2007
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Icon2 Wet road traction

I have General Grabber at2 tires and it seems like I have really bad traction on wet roads. It seems like I can lock up the wheels, spin when starting off, and the rear end come out on me rather easy. I thought that was just normal with a truck in the rain since there isnt much over the rear axle, but today I drove my dads dodge ram after it rained and his seemed to have alot better traction then my truck. Others with this tire do you also have this problem? Maby its just the ranger being such a light truck, but I was thinking of switching to buckshots after these tires are gone but I am worried with the mt that I wont have any traction. Im sure having a l/s doesnt help much either.

Anybody here that has had or has maxxis mudder buckshots, how do/did you like them?
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Old 12-16-2007
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i have the same truck and i have very little problems with locking up or slipping unless its like a HEAVY downpoor, so id say the tires arent much good, how much tread left n them? that could cause a prob
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add a couple gravel tubes.
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gravel tubes?



I would say I got about 3/4 tread on the front tires and 3/4 to 2/4 on the rear.

I also might add that this is the first set of tires I have bought for this truck and the tires that were on it when I bought it were bald.
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Here are the tire-rack reviews for A/T tires sorted by wet traction

I Love my revos, but you have to remember a light, relatively powerful truck will always drive like a light, relatively powerful truck.
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Shows that the grabber is one of the top five best ratted tire.

It has to be that the truck is so light. Ill just have to be really easy if I do get the buckshots.
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gravel tubes: tubes of gravel....typically weighing 60-80lbs each. Purchaced at Home Depot, Lowes, etc.
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I might look in to those, thanks for the info.
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The Maxxis Bighorn may be a better choice when you get new tires, due to the fact that it has more sipping (cuts in the tread).
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