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So i'm considering buying this truck as my DD http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=310161017431&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

However all the exposed wires, etc... have me worried. It will be driven in Milwaukee winters (very cold, lots of salt). I have no experience with lowered vehicles so any and all advice on this truck would be appreciated.


It will have to be able to get me to Milwaukee (260 miles) and be reliable in all seasons. Also I will be towing a 27' enclosed trailer with a few quads in it.


How do you think it will handle these tasks/ hold up over time in the winter ?


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Tyler
 

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bad ass truck but mybe not what u nee, i mean those tires are not gonna help u in the snow and since its bagged i dont think u can put some snow beefy tires in there, idk.
 

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bad ass truck but mybe not what u nee, i mean those tires are not gonna help u in the snow and since its bagged i dont think u can put some snow beefy tires in there, idk.

I'm not worried about traction, I drove a RWD lincoln all winter last year...


I just want to know how the suspension components will hold up to salt and DD'ing.


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Honestly IMO the questions you are asking are completely subjective. There are more factors than just snow and dd'n. Like any bagged vehicle if it is done right and the owner/user does the necessary maintenence than it should be fine. I personally would not want a bagged truck as my daily workhorse that will see alot of wear and tear, I would just go static with helpers. Again only my opinion!
 

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There is no specific info on the suspension...it has ART controls so there is a good chance that its ART components but with not specific info or pictures I wouldn't buy it...if your in the snow and haulin a 27' trailer I wouldn't bother with lowered vehicle of any type.
 

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i dailyed my bagged truck here in wisconsin..just get a decent set of snow tires and some weight in the back and ur fine..

also i would hardly call that bagged..you cant even tell in any of the pictures..
 

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i use to be a ART dealer and ive installed two of those kits, both on duallys. one dually hauls a TAH drag boat in a 30ft enclosed trailer all over the place and never had a problem. and the other dually was our shop truck that we put many miles on. we installed the valves and all the wiring in the cab so there wasnt any worrries.
 

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bad ass truck but mybe not what u nee, i mean those tires are not gonna help u in the snow and since its bagged i dont think u can put some snow beefy tires in there, idk.
being bagged means you can fit big ass snow tires onthere.
static your fucked.,
i had 32" tall tires on my 05 and layed frame
 
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