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Old 08-10-2014, 06:07 PM
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Some of you may not be familiar with "squattin trucks" but here in the Eastern part of NC it is BIG and I mean a BIG trend. What it is.. It is basically when people raise the front end of their truck higher than the rear end and its noticeably higher in the front. Most achieve this by cranking their Torsion bars all the way up and taking a leaf or two out of the rear. I've read mixed opinions on this.. I havent seen any rangers here squatted and was curious to know where forum members stood on this so input would be nice.
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:10 PM
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Some of you may not be familiar with "squattin trucks" but here in the Eastern part of NC it is BIG and I mean a BIG trend. What it is.. It is basically when people raise the front end of their truck higher than the rear end and its noticeably higher in the front. Most achieve this by cranking their Torsion bars all the way up and taking a leaf or two out of the rear. I've read mixed opinions on this.. I havent seen any rangers here squatted and was curious to know where forum members stood on this so input would be nice.
i know that as a Cali lean,, my truck has a very slight Cali lean and I absolutely hate it. I'll be installing an additional leaf to level out later on. That's just me though
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:11 PM
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It can't be white southern boys doing that.
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:14 PM
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i know that as a Cali lean,, my truck has a very slight Cali lean and I absolutely hate it. I'll be installing an additional leaf to level out later on. That's just me though
yea ive heard that term as well boys down here call it "Carolina Squat" and its crazy they do it brand new trucks and SUVs man its an epidemic down here

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It can't be white southern boys doing that.
Why yes yes it is hahahaha
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:20 PM
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We call it Bull dog style I would not do it to my truck, but to each their own.
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:21 PM
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I've never seen a squatted truck...
but can only imagine it looking like tryin to take a dump lol
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:23 PM
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I've never seen a squatted truck...
but can only imagine it looking like tryin to take a dump lol
consider yourself lucky these things are straight piped 99% of the time and are absolutely obnoxious.
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:23 PM
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I've never seen a squatted truck... but can only imagine it looking like tryin to take a dump lol
Imagine a truck towing a really heavy trailer

Minus the trailer
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:26 PM
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We call it Bull dog style I would not do it to my truck, but to each their own.
I agree to each their own.. id rather have a useful level truck though. kind of the whole point of getting a truck for me.
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:40 PM
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This is just ugly IMO......

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A little might look cool on a prerunner style truck, but that's too much for me. Again, to each his or her own.
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:41 PM
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Imagine a truck towing a really heavy trailer

Minus the trailer
Yea gotta admire those guys that gotta chip out a livin haulin cardboard, scrap metal or concrete...so why would you wanna look like that?...lol

And what about having to dial-in all those light bars and hid lights those guys put in.

Straight pipes is nothing...was visiting my son in downtown LA and guys would intentionally pipe the exhaust to sound like gunfire! Insane.
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:58 PM
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It can't be white southern boys doing that.
Must me a city yuppie thing, cause aint none of us western carolina mtn boys doing that to our trucks lol.. We lift them high here!!

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This is just ugly IMO......

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A little might look cool on a prerunner style truck, but that's too much for me. Again, to each his or her own.
The only time i have one of my trucks lookin like that is if im haulin a ton of wood or gravel lol..
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Old 08-10-2014, 06:59 PM
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Must me a city yuppie thing, cause aint none of us western carolina mtn boys doing that to our trucks lol.. We lift them high here!!
lol oh no trust me Eastern NC is FAR from the city.. its more like a redneck farmer thing down here city folk drive priuses lol
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Old 08-10-2014, 07:07 PM
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Looks like a good way to ruin the payload and handling of a good truck... Those guys probably don't have to worry about that though I bet they never split a single piece of firewood in their life.
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Old 08-10-2014, 07:12 PM
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Looks like a good way to ruin the payload and handling of a good truck... Those guys probably don't have to worry about that though I bet they never split a single piece of firewood in their life.
I saw one hauling a atv with a small trailer and the rear wheels where tucking under the fenders.. it llooked sketchy
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