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Snow and Lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by skierpunk, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Jul 17, 2008 at 9:11 AM
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    skierpunk

    skierpunk [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I drive in the snow a lot, over passes, to the mountain, and just around town. Will a 3 inch lift compromise how my truck performs in the snow?
     
  2. Jul 17, 2008 at 10:00 AM
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    Janster

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    It shouldn't....

    With 3" of lift, it should be virtually the same. Now...if you get bigger and more aggressive tires - you should be more capable in the snow.
    **Pending the type of tires and the type of snow**
     
  3. Jul 31, 2008 at 8:02 PM
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    jasonw

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    The three inch lift should help in the snow. That's why I am lifting my new taco, I am tired of getting high centered in deep snow. It should also be easier to get the shovel underneath the truck when it does get high centered. In town, there should be no difference, unless you slide into a ditch, at which point you could roll easier.
     
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