Many entrepreneurs know the importance of making a first impression with their business. Christopher Dodson knew one way to make an immediate impact with his towing company was with a state of the art F-450 wrecker. To get a build in motion, he contacted authorized Kelderman dealer, Complete Customs in McKinney, Texas. While most work trucks/tow trucks feature a long list of modifications the amount of work done to 'Stella' as this F-450 chassis cab has come to be known, is nothing short of remarkable.
To make sure the F-450 was capable of working hard and providing a soft ride for Christopher during the work day a 2-Stage Front and 4-Link Rear Air Suspension were installed on the new truck. The Kelderman SLKD2WD Self-Leveling Air Control System lets Dodson lower the truck's rear suspension approximately four inches to help with hooking onto cars and improving loading angles. It also makes sure that the truck never squats under a load and will return the suspension automatically to the designed 'ride height'. As you can see, the modifications didn't stop with the suspension. A Vulcan body was installed on the Ford to make sure the business of towing cars & trucks was simple and easy. 22" American Force wheels in a custom brushed finish blend well with the color matched silver exterior of the truck while 35" Nitto Dura Grappler tires provide the load rating and tread life you'd want in a work truck application. Custom headlights and a pile of Rigid Industries lights provide enough light to work through all hours of the night on those 24 hour calls. Hopefully you'll never be on the business end of a wrecker, but if you are, hopefully something as cool as 'Stella' will come to your rescue.