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Old 11-21-2012, 09:42 PM
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Hey guys, did the install myself...in my driveway

Truck still needs an alignment and the front end to settle a bit. Also I haven't decided yet on 35s or 37s but one or the other is going to come shortly...

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Truck doesn't have an alignment yet and front end hasn't settled




My custom wrench for the rear upper strut mounts. Without this it's nearly impossible to get at.
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truck looks a little nose hi i think, other than that looks good now time to get some tires
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truck looks a little nose hi i think, other than that looks good now time to get some tires
Yeah should settle once I get the alignment and a few miles on it. The bilsteins are only set at 1.4"
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Lol yea those upper strut mounts were almost impossible, truck looks good though
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Thanks guys! Did anyone attempt to drive their truck without an alignment? I tried to drive it down the street to check things out and I could barely keep it on the road lol. Felt super sketchy.

Alignment is scheduled for Friday morning but im going to try and get it in tmw if possible. The truck is literally not even drivable. I cant go over 35mph without feeling like im going to die lol.
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37s!!!!! Looks good
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Thanks guys! Did anyone attempt to drive their truck without an alignment? I tried to drive it down the street to check things out and I could barely keep it on the road lol. Felt super sketchy.

Alignment is scheduled for Friday morning but im going to try and get it in tmw if possible. The truck is literally not even drivable. I cant go over 35mph without feeling like im going to die lol.
i would not attempt this and i know what you are talking about feeling like you are going to die are you getting violent vibration that is what happened to me when trying to drive with not alignment
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i would not attempt this and i know what you are talking about feeling like you are going to die are you getting violent vibration that is what happened to me when trying to drive with not alignment
No vibrations just the steering feels super light and if you dont have a white knuckle grip on that wheel the truck is going to take off wherever it wants. I got rescheduled for today in about an hour. One more fun drive limping it over to the dealership lol.
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