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Old 05-03-2013, 08:28 AM
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Ok its completed it was difficult but looks awesome I was able to use the 2" drop spindles with the aluminum control arms. However they will not work just bolt on. You will have to machine or grind out the area in front of the lower ball joint. And then comes the next problem the coil spring its shorter from the factory laying it against the 2" drop coil they were the same length. So I had to cut it a half coil at a time till I got the appropriate drop can you say pain in the a$$.. I have pics of the install and finish stance however my work computer will not let me use photobucket so it will be later today before I can post pics. so 2013 guys be prepared the front sucks the back same as 09 and up... project complete.....
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Bravo !!! Looking forward to the pics


So, how low do you think the drop came out to be ?
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Bravo !!! Looking forward to the pics


So, how low do you think the drop came out to be ?
Like a dummy I didnt measure the truck at stock height so I'm not sure from the looks of it its lower than my 2012 I might have went a bit overboard I will try to get some measurements of some on the lot to compare...
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looking forward to some pics mine was 36" front/ 38.5" rear stock
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Like a dummy I didnt measure the truck at stock height so I'm not sure from the looks of it its lower than my 2012 I might have went a bit overboard I will try to get some measurements of some on the lot to compare...

I like the sound of "overboard" haha
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Well here it is....







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Mannnnn that looks great. Let us know if it aligns up OK
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looking forward to some pics mine was 36" front/ 38.5" rear stock
Remeber when I said I had to cut the front springs a half coil I didnt take into account the spring settling so after driving about 100 miles it measures front 31 1/4 and 33 1/4 back a little low but it works...
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One more note the body wiring harness pushes against the driver side fender shield right above the tire. I almost rubbed thru from my tire hitting the frender liner I could see wire strands. So tie the wire up its right behind the battery one day I will make a bracket for it but its good for now...
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