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Old 06-25-2013, 01:20 AM
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Hey guys. Link to product below. I have contacted the company and waiting to hear back from them about this kit and re- alignment after installation. Have never seen anyone running a 3" leveling kit and was wondering if anyone here has this kit and was able to get alignment back in spec.

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3" is pushin it brah. Your suspension geometry is going to hate you.

If you want to get close to 3", get bilsteins and set them at 2.8"

2-2.5" is the most people usually go when leveling.
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3" is pushin it brah. Your suspension geometry is going to hate you.

If you want to get close to 3", get bilsteins and set them at 2.8"

2-2.5" is the most people usually go when leveling.
If he's thinking about using a CST 3" leveling kit I'm assuming he's 2wd. So Bilsteins aren't going to work for him...

On a 2wd a 3" kit should work good. OP, you shouldn't have a problem getting your alignment back into specs with that kit. Provided you go to an alignment shop that actually knows what they're doing.
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that's my fault.. The CST didn't register.

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^^ haha. Yea I am 2wd, rep for the company got back with me and said they do a lot of the 3" kit with no issues at all. I did more research on them though, and they are made of urethane not steel like I thought. I was also wondering since this is a coil spacer and not a typical top of the strut spacer, do you guys think I would need taller shocks? The kit doesn't say they are needed, and the rep never mentioned anything about it either.
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If the kit doesn't mention needing taller shocks and the rep didn't either then I don't see it being an issue.... If you end up having a problem down the road you can always replace the shocks then.
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I've always heard 3" front spacer IS NOT good for your truck
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I've always heard 3" front spacer IS NOT good for your truck
Again, that's for a 4wd truck. The OP has a 2wd.
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