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Old 06-14-2012, 04:14 AM
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Seems like the front has settled quit a bit now. I guess it took a few days for the weight on the engine to do that. Looks a lot better now. I was really worried. I still think a 3/5 would look better but I like my almost as good as stock ride I have now. The shocks seem pretty good that came with the kit. Not a bad drop for $400 with shocks and new end links
Good to hear it's settling down. Try to reset all the bushings by loosening them with the weight of the truck on them then re-tighten. Drive the truck on ramps to get the clearance underneath while keeping the weight on the suspension and loosen the control arms up front then re-tighten them then do the same to the rear, up on ramps and loosen the 4 links then re-tighten. This can help the suspension settle. I agree that it rides nice and lower would look better.
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this is such a nice truck man. making me want to trade up already lol!
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Neverenuff your truck looks mint...
I'm just wondering what make of lowering kit you've fitted, and where did you buy it from,what tire size your running and is there any issues with rubbing as I've got a crew cab on 26"s and on full lock I get a little rubbing. But I really want to lower it and get the stance right.
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Its a Bell Tech 2/4 kit with shocks. Zero rubbing with 26's. Wheels were 26x9.5 with a 10mm offset. Never came close to rubbing even when dropped. Now my 22x10 replicas do rub at full lock. I think the offset ond wider tires have more to do with that than the 1/2" wider wheel. The 305/30/26 tires are not nearly as wide as my 305/40/22's. I bought the kit from Jegs. They will price match anyone. It was $400
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Good to hear it's settling down. Try to reset all the bushings by loosening them with the weight of the truck on them then re-tighten. Drive the truck on ramps to get the clearance underneath while keeping the weight on the suspension and loosen the control arms up front then re-tighten them then do the same to the rear, up on ramps and loosen the 4 links then re-tighten. This can help the suspension settle. I agree that it rides nice and lower would look better.


Thanks for the advise. I will do that tomorrow.
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this is such a nice truck man. making me want to trade up already lol!
Thanks. It's taken 8 long months of saving and buying a piece at a time but I am almost where I want to be. Now if I could just get a tune on my '11 I would be very happy.
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