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When driving in the sand, I get real bad wheel hop. If I try to accelerate, or get in some soft sugar sand, it's crazy. I know that a better traction tire would help, but is there anything else? I'm currently running 265/75/16 ATs. I can't remember the brand, but I do know that they are a Cooper off brand. Thanks in advance.
 

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traction bars would probably help it
 

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traction bars or loose the blocks but then your truck is gonna sit funny
 

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Stiffer rear shocks may help, Lose the blocks and replace them with add a leaf's or shackles. Add a leaf's will help noticeably with axlewrap (the cause of wheelhop), but will be stiffer.
 

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a more agressive tire will give you more traction and therefor less spin but a spinning tire is a spinning tire regardless of design. traction bars would be the best choice:thumbsup
 

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a more agressive tire will give you more traction and therefor less spin but a spinning tire is a spinning tire regardless of design. traction bars would be the best choice:thumbsup
:agree2: traction bars are the way to go.
 

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traction bars. You eliminate the S bending of the springs and the deflection you get from the axle wanting to drive itself under the truck.

Look at sled pulling trucks.
 

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since you are in Jacksonville,Florida I would suggest giving Tim or Chris at North Florida Offroad a call.They make some really nice traction bars,they are on the Southside of jax,904-642-4030:thumbsup
 

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Farmboy Fabrications 2007

Jesse Todd, the owner, built a custom set for my ctd and I have not had a bit of problems with em. Very stout and completely ended axle wrap.

Look for the blue truck with red traction bars under the traction bar link. Thats my truck and setup.

Have a good one.
Joe E.
 

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Thanks guys.
 

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dont know if they make them for your model but how about urethane motor mounts.
 

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lower tire pressure
 

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Nope, truck is not FWD. Don't know how motor mounts would help either. As far as lowering the tire pressure, I'm runnin pretty stock tires at 65lbs. I tried running them lower, but the truck like to wander too much for me at lower tire pressures. I think that traction bars are the way to go too. I was just wondering if there was a cheap trick (really cheap) to fix the problem. Guess not. Thanks for all of the input.
 

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Holy high pressure! 65psi is way to high for puling
 

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Nope, truck is not FWD. Don't know how motor mounts would help either. As far as lowering the tire pressure, I'm runnin pretty stock tires at 65lbs. I tried running them lower, but the truck like to wander too much for me at lower tire pressures. I think that traction bars are the way to go too. I was just wondering if there was a cheap trick (really cheap) to fix the problem. Guess not. Thanks for all of the input.
If you want a cheap fix. Get out of your truck air down your tires and then go play in the sand. Then when you come out of the sand air back up. Cheap as they come. :thumbsup
 

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CANDY BARS! i mean traction bars will help that alot!
 
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