A Bob tail tractor even on dry pavement IS on ice. When was the last time you had to lock em up while bob tailing? Consider this, each drive tire is rated for 5,675 lbs. You have 8 back there for a total of 45,400 lbs of load capacity. The rear of a bob tail weighs maybe 5,000 lbs this is only 625 lbs load per tire. If you have a new set of tires you are barely riding on the mold injection nibs at best when bob tailing.
Trust me there is no such thing as traction when bob tailing under any condition and a set of drive tires only costs about 4,400 dollars if you flat spot them from sliding. Not trying to be a pain man just pointing out that placing yourself in a position where you might have to lock them up empty is not very wise. I make a lot of money because of things like that. This is my gig, I own a truck repair shop.
If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.
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