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Old 08-15-2012, 11:51 PM
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Default 2 inch rear spring drop questions.

Well I made my appointment to get my 2 inch rear drop installed by the end of this month. It is at the moment 410 dollars installed with the 2 inch drop springs. Not bad at all sense most drop springs run around 350 dollars.

My question is I keep reading different stories about the rear end sliding to the right or dancing around the back end of the truck after dropping it. Or the rear springs feeling like they are about to fall out?!? Now this is always with 4-6 inch rear drops so I don't know if it really affects me? If so what exactly do I need to get things straitened out?

I want to have an OEM "Smooth" ride with more of a performance driving increase. Handling to go up a bit, but not sacrifice for a harder ride you know? I was looking at Hellwig rear sway bars for a hundred or so dollars? Do you guys thing this would compliment the rear drop a lot?

Lastly I am looking to get an airlift 1000 kit to put in the springs to give me a better ride quality, a little bit more down pressure on the tires, and counter act some of the crappy rear end sagg I get when towing some loads. What do you guys thing? Should I not cheap out and get the TLC kit? I just don't really feel like dropping a grand for all of this? Most of this kit is going to cost 600 or so dollars just to drop the back 2 inches...

I am trying to achieve a level ride with out dropping the truck much. I don't want to lift it as I will need bigger tires to make it look right, and a 2wd truck has no reason to be in the air for just looks. I want performance and drivability as well as a level look. Any input is great guys!
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