Brady can say whatever they want, most the time I find their information on vehicles to be incorrect as they just go with what they would assume it should be like. Like I said, I've done test with the XL an found it to turn exactly the same and in an average run through a corner. It might help it not flip over as easy, but that is about it.
What ever you say but here's a quote right out of the Brady games gta 5 strategy guide "suspension does not affect any of the base vehicle stats, but it does change the handling of your vehicle by giving it a lower center of gravity, improving its cornering ability."
Sorry but no, lowering the car gives you a lower center of mass. It has been confirmed by the hackers just like tires give a cock solid 5% grip in there terms other then tuners.
This made me lol so hard...
The lowered suspension does indeed change the driving characteristics of vehicles. To say it doesnt tells me how little you know about driving and how disconnected from the game you are, This is coming from a top level SIM Racer. I know cars and know handling and know how to drive.
You think soft is too soft because it has more range for it to move, you lower the truck is has less range to move. So when you take a jump with it lowered, you're grounding out quicker than stock suspension. This is just like all the other super cars, people think lowering the suspension makes it "stiffer" but in all reality its just making the car bottom out most of the time because there isn't anymore travel left in the suspension. And of course lowering the vehicle will help it not tip over as easy(this does help the merry weather jeep in turns), but as far as taking a turn better like I said previously its just a placebo effect. Only effects is causes is less ground clearance and lower water logged level.
I realize this is an old post, but I'm somewhat new to the game and an avid offroader in game. The suspension does make a difference. Stock is too soft, makes you more tipsy when offroading. But completely lowered not only lowers your ground clearance, but also makes it slightly easier to drown when treading through water. I set mine at the second level for a little more stability and still some decent ability to tread water.
You sir don't understand your "test" don't mean sh*t. The in game code proves everything not you saying your right they are wrong. Go to sevensins, all the info on how cars work and what mods do what are on There. Take your human errror and stop lieing to these good people. Please tell me when you are right and the gamecode is wrong.
Lowering suspension does change the way a car handles, just by the fact that it's lower, changes it. While GTA V isn't GT5, it still has a lot of detail in cars and physics. Also I see oversuse of people saying "Placebo effect" to everything. The only time I can think that Placebo is questionable is with the customizable tyres.
As for the Fuel-tanks, they may get in the way. You don't even have to refuel so they're kind of pointless when they actually make the truck look worse in my opinion.
Just letting you know the tires give a 5% bonus to terrain. It was found in The game code like 5 months ago