Plenty of tire grip means that even in 2WD, it's tough to get much wheelspin. Upshifts are quick and largely smooth.
Soft-ish pedal, but decent stopping power despite rear drums.
Big, chunky, howling tires limit grip in the skid pad. Eventually it pushes. In the slalom, quick turn-in, but delayed response from long travel suspension. There's a surprising amount of grip and poise for a truck.