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Just wondering if those with lifted trucks ever have problems with stop lights... Where I live, the DOT likes to use magnetic detection to trigger the stop lights to change. My truck is lifted and I think at some locations, the detection strips have a hard time "finding" me.

Anyone else ever noticed this?
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My truck isn't lifted, but I have had this problem in my Jeep. I usually try and leave an axle over the strips to help.

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God!!! I hate those lights on my motorcycle. Sit there and they never turn and ya got to wait for someone to come up behind ya to set the light off. If I had that problem with my truck I would lose my mind hahaha

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Thinking about those "static" strips (rubber strips w/foil stripe)... wonder if they help.
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Never have a problem with my Superduty, but used to have problems at some intersections with my 4-Runner on 40" tires

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i havent had any problems at stop lights, but i have had issues before at the drive thru.

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I used to always get that problem at stop lights on my bike.. and even in the truck.. if i didn't stop with a axle over the magnetic strip..

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yup got that issues to. I try and put an axle over them and it helps

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thanks for the input guys, I'll try the axle technique.
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