Truck vs Wind

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Old 02-24-03, 12:45 PM
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Question Truck vs Wind

Hi,
I have a 1999 Dodge Dakota and have no problem with everday running around, however, I have noticed lately that when driving across Alligator Alley here in Fl., I feel like the truck is affected by the wind. It's a scary feeling when your going 70-75mph.

Does anyone know if this is common with small trucks or just the Dodge? I had new tires put on a month or so ago, could this be part of the problem? Is there any remedy to correct this blown away feeling?

Appreciate any advice.
 
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Old 02-24-03, 01:59 PM
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It is common with ANY vehicle if the wind is strong enough.
The faster you drive, the lighter the vehicle is and has more trouble holding a line. Only suggestion is - slow down a bit on those excessively windy days.

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