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Lowered Duallys Why?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by focotacoma, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. Dec 2, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    focotacoma

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    Hey I have been noticing alot of lowered dually trucks (Dodge 3500s, Ford F350s, etc.) around especially ones i see towing campers and larger fifth wheel trailers......is this just a fad or does it have some mechanical (for lack of a better term) advantage over a stock height truck for towing???
     
  2. Dec 2, 2010 at 6:49 PM
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  3. Dec 2, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Ask the person that pays for the truck.
     
  4. Dec 2, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    X2. I think many, if finished, look dam nice.
     
  5. Dec 2, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    chris4x4 are you implying its a waste in your mind..... or you just dont know why its done???

    Cause if you dont know why people do it the world may be coming to an end early!!!!!
    :bananadead::goingcrazy:
     
  6. Dec 2, 2010 at 6:57 PM
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    Ok.....My Dad actually LIFTED the 5th wheel he tows so it would hitch up level with his 4x4 1 ton. I know a couple guys that lowered their tow rigs for the same reason. However, I think moany do it for the same reason people raise/lower any other vehicle. Its what they like the looks of.
     
  7. Dec 2, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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    I kind of like the looks of lowered dually's. Maybe better handling when towing less wind resistance I'm not really sure....
     
  8. Dec 2, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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  11. Dec 2, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    i agree bags arent for daily drivers.
     
  12. Dec 2, 2010 at 7:08 PM
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    that is really cool......
    and thanks chris.......i was getting ready to say good bye to my taco:D
     
  13. Dec 2, 2010 at 7:14 PM
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    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    stupid question. easy answer.

    because the owner likes it.
     
  14. Dec 2, 2010 at 7:14 PM
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    i really like the way the rear wheels look, kind of tucked up into those huge wheel wells nice and clean. I imagine if you put some "load-stabilizing" bags or what not on the truck (you know, ones that keep your suspension level when you're towing) they would still tow almost as good as being stock.

    To be honest, I think a dually would be the ONLY kind of truck i would lower.
     
  15. Dec 2, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    stupid question maybe yes.

    but necessary 'smart ass' response i think not:brianr:
     
  16. Dec 2, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    well what do you expect? a stupid question gets a stupid answer. how many threads do we need to see about people slamming their trucks and others wondering why?

    i'm sure the guys with the slammed trucks would like to give you a little ":brianr:" too.
     
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    stop it!!!!your being silly :D
     
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