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I've done a little research but haven't been able to find an answer. With a front 3" leveling kit spacer, will I need to install longer shocks as well?
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Your truck is 2wd obviously? Yes you will want to install new shocks with the 3" spacers or you will have a very rough ride as the shocks will be pretty much fully extended at normal ride height.
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Thanks man. I appreciate the advice. The rake on this thing is horrible! The front is 3 1/4" lower than the rear and I feel like I'm sliding out of my seat...
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If you boost the front 3 inches and put some weight in the back or on the hitch and youwill feel like you are looking at the sky...
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Yeah I knew that would happen so I installed the leveling kit yesterday and ordered a Firestone air spring kit this morning. I went ahead and reused the factory shocks and it seems to have the same ride quality as before and I really love the look now. It's is perfectly level. Maybe now I will be able to see down these backroads with my low beams...lol.
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