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Old 07-13-2012, 10:24 AM
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Talking Kore Leveling kit installed

I bit the bullet and ordered the KORE leveling kit even though their PR SUCKS, their product is very very nice. I think it's got the stance I was looking for without a full lift kit -which I did not want to do.

The stock spring is in the middle for comparison. It's hard to say what feeling is from the springs or shocks, but it seems these new VR Springs are ultra cushy! The truck rides very very nice now. I also installed the matching rear shocks at the same time.

It took me a total of about 7 hours to install everything in my garage. ~ Really wish I had a lift!

The directions were half-ass and I ended up removing the entire front axle except for the brake lines and front drive shaft!
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:30 AM
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Your 2500 looks real good bud! The work looked fairly painless. I'm waiting on my Bilstein 5100 adjustables to level my 4x4 out as well. Can't wait to gitrdun. I thought I could live with the demon drop look but my eyes keep telling me otherwise.
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very nice!! those are some mean ass tires!! how much did the kit cost you? im looking to level out my front end on my 2wd
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Thanks guys
Ya even though the tires fit (surprisingly) with the front end stock height, I just didn't like the slanted look and I've bottomed out more than once.

The kit itself is only $475 but add on rear shocks, shipping and tax it was $800 to my door
They wouldn't let me pick it up even though they're only a couple hours away and I've never seen a discount available

I think you can find a much less expensive kit for your 2WD depending on what you want out of it

Getting the springs in was a PITA!
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jeez thats expensive for a leveling kit!! and yea how on earth did you end up compressing the springs?

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Hey thanks for the reps!

For the final bit I needed to get the springs under the upper seat, I used a ratchet strap! lol, totally dangerous potentially, but I wore safety glasses
Ya, stupid expensive but I'm more stupid for paying it I guess LOL. I figured the shocks were $400 and I paid $200 EACH spring. And had to do the work myself. Sigh. I'm going to buy some expensive beer now....

~~Oh ya, I got two little aluminum blocks for the sway bar too
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lmao the safety glasses!!! ahahha good thing you had those on!
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