Truck Tug-of-Wars. What's the point? Black Dodge Vs Black Chevy

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Talk & GM News' started by ChevyFan, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan The Sheriff Staff Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

  2. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    I have no idea! The dodge seems to have lowered his rear tire pressure for better traction. That place is not too far from me. The county fair also does one but it is on dirt. It is pretty funny, I have seen guys show up with a yard of dirt in the bed of their truck. They always win. They just sit there with their foot on the brake until the other guy breaks traction, as soon as he does they give it some gas and pull him backward. I don't know that I would have been standing as close to the tow strap as that judge was.

    E_HILLMAN Member 1 Year

    The point? Well if they are not unfairly weighted down it is a test of skill and truck.

    In this case the Chevy had bigger wider more offroady tires. That means they were softer but not the good kind of softer as on asphalt they are actually much easier to spin than harder compound tires. Thus he could be drug just by the tires shedding rubber.

    If you had same height and tires then it would be a better test of truck and driver. If somehow you could make both trucks feed the same fuel rate etc. then it would be a neat truck test.

    But when it all comes down to it, its just for fun and bragging rights.
  4. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    And a great way to twist a drive shaft or burn a trans!
  5. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    No point in that particular tug-of-war since the match wasn't even...
  6. Megasaurus

    Megasaurus Rockstar 100 Posts

    The Chevy didn't have the same amount of traction.
  7. Sierraowner5.3

    Sierraowner5.3 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    all about whos truck is "better" i spose. i like truck pulls better. alot like tractor pulls in the aspect i could go do one right now if i wanted.....

    tug of wars just break stuff.

  8. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Loving the Outdoors Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Looks like the Chevy lost a Trans line to start that fire.. But that dodge also had the tires in the back for more weight..
  9. stchman

    stchman Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    Bragging right and being an adolescent.

    Looks like the Dodge had a lot of weight in the bed.
  10. McClintoc

    McClintoc ɹoʇɐɹǝpoɯ Staff Member 3 Years 1000 Posts

    This. I'm not sure what is dumber: truck tug o' war or that guy that jumped his new Raptor and slammed it on the ground (go see it in the Coffee Shop if you haven't yet). Just really dumb ways to screw up nice trucks.

    And my first thought was what Pikey put in his first post: that judge is in for a bad day if that strap snaps!

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