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Old 03-03-2010, 08:14 PM
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Hey guys! I just came back from the dealership today, with my truck there for 2 days. I had a bad vibration when switching it into 4x4. They replaced the front drive shaft and half shafts. It still has a vibration. They say it is because I have a spacer on my truck to lift it the 2" in the front. They are saying the half shafts are on an angle. Does anyone else have this problem? I know a lot of guys on here have a leveling kit on their truck.

They said i will have to drop my front diff. Its only a 2" spacer in it, I thought you would have to do that with a 4" lift or higher
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Well, what they are saying makes sense, but I know a few people with a small lift like that, and they have no issues. Hopefully someone with more lifting experience chimes in, but I don't think that is the problem. You could always take it out and see if the issue goes away, that would probably be easiest and cheapest.
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Yea I agre with that. If I have to lower the diff and everything its almost better to buy a whole lift kit haha. Why not go bigger?
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Well, if you have to spend the money to drop the diff, I say go big or go home!
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haha how much you think dropping the diff will run me??
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2" shouldn't effect it . Pacify them . It won't take long to take it off . Drive it , then take it back and tell them to fix it .
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