Rear wheel drive f150 8 liter V8 ok for snow/winters in North East?

Asked by Jun 01, 2015 at 10:12 PM about the 1979 Ford F-150

Question type: General

Looking at buying at 1979 F150 but
mot sure if rear wheel drive will make
it ok in winters in Maine and New

5 Answers


This truck has a light rearend,not a good snow truck,

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AgReed with tst. Too light in the back.

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Beeter off with a honda civic. A 2wd pickup is probably the worst vehicle to use in snow/ice.

There's a lot more to it than, will a vech. be good in the snow. Even snow bunnies get eaten by a fox. Driver skill is the biggest concern one should have. Tires, weight distribution, vech. height, 4wd-2wd,road condition, where your /country. Good judgement is the best deciding factor. Good Luck and pack a good survival kit.


When it snows or its Icey I leave it home! the back slides out on ice its too light. I tried sand bags in the bag for weight but still no good.

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