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Good to know on the belts.

So measuring from the outside fender to the ground it's 36" in the front and 38.75" in the back, you said I want about 0.5" rake still so I'd want the Bilsteins set to 2.25" then? Or maybe 2.35-2.40 because it will settle?
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The Bilsteins can either be set to 0, 0.7", 1.4", 2.1" or 2.8". With the rake you have I'd suggest setting them at 2.1" Or you could set them at 2.8" and then add a 0.75" rear coil spacer.
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Would 2.1" and 1" wheel spacers fit the 35 x 12.5 tires? Or is that half inch gonna do me in?
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Yup, that should work!
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Oh man, it's on now. Planning on getting the Bilsteins ASAP, will include before and after pics. Note: ASAP means sometime around December...yeah unfortunately I have other stuff to pay for like bills and stuff. I also may pick up a used '09-'13 air dam from the used auto place nearby to I can try to mod it like SFVDOC said rather than just remove it. Will try to include pics of that as well (gonna need a new jigsaw blade as I managed to break my last one helping the missus).

Tires will be a ways out yet, but I think I'll start saving for them and maybe try to find a good deal. Leaning towards a pair of 315/70/17 Nitto Dune Grappler tires like

http://rimzoneonline.com/media/catal...er_Full_60.jpg

because I still like the look (I mean, come on it's flames) and obviously 1" spacers. If I can gather the time and tools to do it myself I will post some pics, if not just before and after shots.

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Sounds good man! I've probably told you before but I don't feel like looking through all the posts again.... Talk to Andrew or Jeremiah at Bully's Performance for all those parts. Just mention that you're a forum member and that I sent you and they'll hook you up with the best pricing on all of it. Shoot them an email at sales@bullysperformance.com
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You did, and again, thanks for all your help. This place is freekin great.
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No problem! Looking forward to seeing your pics of everything you do to it.
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Got quoted at $25 a shock to install the Billsteins to my truck (if I buy them and bring them in) at an area 4x4 place, does that sound right? I feel like that's really low, and if not I'll have them on in no time.
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Got quoted at $25 a shock to install the Billsteins to my truck (if I buy them and bring them in) at an area 4x4 place, does that sound right? I feel like that's really low, and if not I'll have them on in no time.
thats really cheap.

usually it should take a ~2 hours give or take for a pro shop to install those. and most shops charge ~$80-100 an hour for labor. so that's a steal....


unless they think they are the bees knees and gonna have two guys knock it out, each to a side and do it super fast. haha
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