Better Roads

November 2013

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CONTENTS VOL. 4, NO. 5, October 2013 COVER STORY With the addition of Fab Four heavy-duty bumpers and a Warn winch, Surveyor 1 is up to the driving challenge. – Bruce W. Smith P .22 TESTS/REVIEWS RED-LETTER GRABBERS P .26 General Grabber's SRL Tires excel on and off the pavement. – Bruce W. Smith DEPARTMENTS TECH ZERO TOLERANCE 0W engine oils improve fuel economy – but they aren't good for diesel pickup engines. – Larry Walton » Web exclusive; visit WINTER DRIVING 101 Controlling your truck's weight transfer is the key to maintaining traction and steering. – Mark Cox » Web exclusive; visit THE COLD TRUTH Purpose-built winter tires are the only ones to use if driver safety is your #1 priority. – Bruce W. Smith » Web exclusive; visit EDITOR'S NOTE: P .8 NEW PRODUCTS: P .10 SHOP TALK: P .15 MONEY MATTERS: P .18 READERS' RIDES: P .34 COLD AIR INTAKES On The Cover: ProPickup's Surveyor 1 Ram 2500HD sweepstakes project truck is quickly evolving into the consummate land surveyor's 4x4. Follow the build on Page 22. (Photo by Bruce W. Smith) New pickup plows make pushing snow for a living an easy cruise. – John Tiger 6 PROPICKUP October 2013 BUYER'S GUIDES Today's aftermarket air intake systems bring more power and efficiency to gas and diesel pickups of all makes and models. – Bruce W. Smith P .20 HOT SNOW BLADES » Web exclusive; visit

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