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Old 11-05-2013, 11:48 AM
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Great looking truck!
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it's exactly a quarter inch higher in the rear
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That looks awesome. I can't wait to see some pics of you flexing it. Keep up the good work!
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Yes these are the baseline pics - the real work is scheduled for 11-15-13 - Rancho 4 inch lift and the 35 inch Kumho MT's.
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K9ExDet - that's a very nice set up - looking good my friend !!!
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Thanks, also BDS directions state no more than a 5 inch Back spacing. Wouldn't you know these new wheels I got 3 months ago are 5.75" So now im selling all 4 of the 18x9 wheels pictured for $200 anyone interested? I get my new 18x10 wheels this Friday with a 4 1/2 inch back spacing to correct the issue of the inner knobs of the tire rubbing on the control arms at close to full turn.

Battlerattle the shop floor is sloped, so it appears the front was a little higher but the back end is actually just slightly higher than the front. I imagine over time the front coils will settle a little as well. Last measurment the rear was 1/4" higher than the front so im happy with how it sits.

I will say the ride on the road and off the road is much improved over the previous coil spring spacer set up I had.

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Battlerattle the shop floor is sloped, so it appears the front was a little higher but the back end is actually just slightly higher than the front. I imagine over time the front coils will settle a little as well. Last measurment the rear was 1/4" higher than the front so im happy with how it sits.

I will say the ride on the road and off the road is much improved over the previous coil spring spacer set up I had.

Thanks. Love your truck, but I have to say I hate the nose high look. I see it so often out here. People lift there trucks then continue to load them down not realizing that in may cases the load capacity becomes diminished (BDS is good about not doing that). Again great looking truck. I think I will be going with a mishmash myself. Gonna start with the Procomp 6" long arm then maybe change out some springs/rates to suit my needs.
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agreed. Infact I told the lift shop under no circumstances will I pick the truck up if the front is taller than the back lol. Worse case scenario I would of added an additional spring stack to the rear but turns out I did not have to do that. There is nothing worse than a lifted truck where the front end is way higher than the rear.
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4 inch Rancho Lift installed - BUT - yes they left the 2 inch blocks on the rear just like the Rancho instructions say to but you should NOT - they are taking them off Monday then I will be off to get new tires.

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OK - Here is the drive shaft running very close to the cross member that supports the rock sliders under the truck - this is NOT good and could jack up the drive shaft if it is not right. This pic is with the 2 inch blocks still on the back so hopefully this will be ok once they are removed - There is NO mention of this issue in the Rancho instructions for this kit.

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