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WTF would you need this for?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by montgomery_30824, Jul 9, 2009.

  1. Jul 9, 2009 at 11:42 AM
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    montgomery_30824

    montgomery_30824 [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Jul 9, 2009 at 11:43 AM
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    neontrail

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  3. Jul 9, 2009 at 11:43 AM
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    Cause some people just don't get it...
     
  4. Jul 9, 2009 at 11:50 AM
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    98tacoma27

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  5. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:03 PM
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    BakoTruck

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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    I never really understood why anyone would want to lower a truck anyways. I understand it can give it a cleaner look or something but if your going to spend all that money you should just get a car to lower it. Plus there is not a lot you can do with it, such as hauling stuff or whatever. So why the hell have a truck if you can't haul much with it or go off roading with it? :notsure:
     
  6. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    Thus probably why he is selling it, but one for a 4*4l

    FAIL!
     
  7. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    luk8272

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    Maybe they don't have a place to wheel where they live. Thus lowering the truck making every day driving more challenging.
     
  8. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    usctacoma

    usctacoma Be a thinker, not a stinker

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    Not to be racist or anything, but its probably someone with a hispanic desent.
     
  9. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:20 PM
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    BakoTruck

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  10. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:21 PM
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    kasey200

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    ha ha this is funny cuz a buddy of mine just lowered an '04 silverado 4x4 and i told him he's a fool
     
  11. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    GoBlueFan

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    There ARE other uses for a 4WD truck ya know.:rolleyes: Not everyone jacks them up to the moon, or goes off-roading with it. Some actually just drive it on the road believe it or not. Up north, in crappy weather, a lowered 4WD will be better than a jacked up version. A lowered 4Wd will also tow better due to the lower center of gravity. Maybe the owners were little people...HTFK

    A lowered truck can carry just as much weight as a regular truck. Done right, it's just a lower truck with all the same capabilities.

    Think outside the box a little....
     
  12. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:33 PM
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    OR, think GMC SYCLONE. AWD sport truck...bad little truck with a turbo. Those things are like a scared cat on shag.
     
  13. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    or a Lightning..but the capabilities are not that of the original or similiar regular truck. And a lowered truck is better in the snow>???? WHERE??

    4*4 lowered = hispanic or half retrard - as stated above
     
  14. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:47 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    x2 lol frickin boofers! :p
     
  15. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:47 PM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    might as well get a 350z, camaro or mustang if you want speed. Also, why don't they produce the cyclone or Lightning anymore...cause they didn't sell!!
     
  16. Jul 9, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    Makes it easier for short people to get in the frickin truck!!!
     
  17. Jul 9, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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    sooner07

    sooner07 1/2 man 1/2 amazing

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    I don't know why you are assuming it has to be a hispanic. It says nothing about chrome accessories or stick-on louvers.

    Wait, was that wrong... :confused:

    I'm joking, btw. :)
     
  18. Jul 9, 2009 at 1:22 PM
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    raskal311

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    I'm eye to eye with you on this one man... If I wanted a truck with no nuts I would have gotten a Ridgline.

    Short people would have gotten the truck to look taller to begin with!!!! Small man syndrome :D
     
  19. Jul 9, 2009 at 3:45 PM
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    LOL...and have what you see on every street corner? The Syclone or Typhoon were badass trucks and will STILL put the whoop-ass on most of the street cars out today. They are getting very rare and those that have them aint' letting them go. Try to find a good used one...it's tough.


    A 4WD in the snow won't matter if it's 5 feet deep or not...just depends on where are are trying to go. If you are on the road, a lowered 4WD in the snow will be just as good as any lifted one.

    Keep in mind, a lowering kit does not mean it's going to be laying frame. You can lower it just like you can lift it...just about every level in between. Some of you are making it out to be some slammed, pavement scraper kit. Must suck only being able to appreciate one type of vehicle.
     
  20. Jul 9, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    Colton

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    Lowering a truck = proof of purebred retardation. :der:
     
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