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Old 05-06-2013, 09:02 PM
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Default What do you think of this ebay level kit?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251271428297

I like that it's 3" front plus some rear, I can't afford a true lift at the moment so for now the extra .5" over other kits is appealing.

It's also a solid piece instead of welded parts like rough country, seems like that should be better - one less thing to break?
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I think most would recommend against goin that high with a spacer for the sake of your suspension components.
get some bilstein 5100s and set them at 2.8 and call it a day
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Yup. Exactly what gonefishin776 said ^^

You'll have problems with a 3" level. It makes the CV shaft angles too high and stresses the front end components too much. Bilsteins are the way to go!
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3" is for sure pushing it. I recently did a 2.5" HBS and my angles are actually not too bad. IMO - do a 2.5" HBS for $79 shipped and get your choice of a Top Gun Customz rear spacer for around $60-70. These are tried and true'd by forum members for a decent entry level lift.
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3" is for sure pushing it. I recently did a 2.5" HBS and my angles are actually not too bad. IMO - do a 2.5" HBS for $79 shipped and get your choice of a Top Gun Customz rear spacer for around $60-70. These are tried and true'd by forum members for a decent entry level lift.
Yes, if you're looking for the cheap option this is definitely it. I'm running that exact set up and have no complaints. But again I'll say if I had a re-do I would go with the Bilsteins. They're just a better way of leveling IMO and can be used with a lift down the road if you decide to go that route.
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Thanks guys, I got the HBS spacer (haven't installed it yet though). After that I'll see how it sits and pick a Top Gun rear spacer.

The Bilsteins aren't for me right now.
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Nice! Be sure to post some pics when you get it installed
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