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View Poll Results: Which stance should I go with?
The 1st one...it looks mean with it's @$$ up in the air. 0 0%
The 2nd one...a little less rake, not too much fender wheel. 12 22.22%
The 3rd one...Holy level, Batman! 42 77.78%
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Based on looks alone, pic#3.
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http://www.matcotools.com/catalog/pr...K-REMOVAL-KIT/ heres the one i have. give that garage this part number or website link. tell them to buy a brass hammer when they use this so the sockets dont get damage either. use impact gun with 3inch extenstion and bam those nasty little locks come right off
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Do those kits remove the locking lug nut without damaging it? I saw a few tools online that are basically a reverse threaded socket. You thread it onto the locking lug nut and when it becomes tightened down it starts backing the lug nut off. Only thing is, obviously it destroys the lug nut. I was prepared to go this route and simply replace the locking lug nuts with regular ones but none of the tire places nor the dealer in town have this little jewel!! My new key should be here today and as long as it works I'm just going to throw it in the glove compartment and make sure it stays there!!
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wont damage them. doesnt have teeth on them i use them all the time. people misplace there key all the time. insurance policy so to make sure i dont loose a job due to not having the key
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a small amount of rake is always good. so 3rd pic if you dont tow. 2nd if you tow
. i do like the fourth however, but if you give it a decent amount of gas often, it will look silly.
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mine is leveled and it still about 3/4 of an inch higher in the ass end then the front. i just got to adjust my head lamp and fog lamps down, rides pretty nice, i also did the matching rear shocks. wheel alignment is a must after install
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My new lug key came in today.....fits like a glove. Taking the truck for install and alignment in the morning. My truck sits about 2.75" higher in the back so even if I set them at max it would still have rake. The photos at the first of this thread are actually a little misleading as the pavement is obviously not level.
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Got the Bilsteins installed. I don't think they had any issues but the guy said that the springs were some of the stiffest stock springs he had ever messed with. The shop was really busy and when they called me to pick it up the alignment hadn't been done. I'm actually kind of glad because I have a guy in mind that I would prefer to do it. Going to get that done tomorrow or Tuesday. Thanks to everyone for the votes. I ended up going with the third setting (1.4")....mainly because I think the full 2" is on the verge of making the stock tires look too small and I didn't want it sitting nose high with a little weight in the back. I'm very happy with it. It seems like a great compromise to me. I started a new thread with photos in the photos section. Will update again after the alignment and I get a chance to check 4x4.

Here's the photos. The difference is definitely more noticeable in person. Also, these photos are a little more accurate than the ones at the first of this thread because I was able to get the truck on slightly more level ground.

http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread....264#post727264
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This thread keeps popping to the top of my subscribed threads list so I assume folks are stilling voting. I appreciate all the votes and input greatly but I haven't owned this truck in over a year!!
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Thats ok. Your post will service a hundred nameless Joes all struggling with the same thoughts.

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