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Old 11-02-2009, 11:58 PM
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I'm not totally happy with the Belltech 2" lowering springs in front. They actually lowered the truck 1.75". As is, the front sits around 1/2" higher in front than in the rear. I'm thinking about getting the 2" spindles to go along with my springs. That will be another 2" (maybe) in front. That will make for a total of 2.75" in the front and 5.25" in the rear. Here it is the way it sits right now:

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Old 11-03-2009, 12:01 AM
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Can't go wrong with going lower Lol. Ever considered ground effects? I don't know if the dealer will still do it but it looks good.

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Old 11-03-2009, 12:10 AM
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The factory ground effects would drive me nuts. Everybody would be stepping on them. Lol! Isn't that what they're for? Of course, but I'm one of those crazy folks that doesn't use things as intended.

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Old 11-03-2009, 12:12 AM
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I don't step on them, thats just wrong! Lol all for looks. I do use the bed, tonneau cover works wonders. There is also mats lining it.
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Wow, that is a clean bed. I get a spray liner so it stays clean... I couldn't NOT use my bed. I've heard good things about the spindles, so I'd say go for it.
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I like the way it sits now...

Then again maybe it could use just a little bit more in the front, but not much.
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I'd do it, lose the steps (I'd sell em to recoop some $)and call it a day! Slammed always looks better simplified to me, less clutter...simple and low ! Truck already looks great!
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I like the way it sits now...

Then again maybe it could use just a little bit more in the front, but not much.
Agreed , Like it the way it is .
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I've thought about cutting the coils, but I really hate to cut brand new Bell Tech coils. I'm thinking about calling Bell Tech and complaining about their 2" coils only dropping the front a little less than 1.75". Maybe they'll do something for me since their 4" lowering leafs actually lowered the truck 5.25" in the rear.
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I haven't driven this truck more than a few times since I lowered it. I'm still trying to decide what to do with the front. I've thought about buying Belltech lowering spindles, but you have to modify the lower control arms. Plus, they are fairly expensive. I've thought about getting the 3" springs, but with what I've experienced with Belltech, they may not lower the truck as advertised.

Cutting my supposed 2" springs has also entered my mind. I think I could cut another 3/4" to 1" off the ride height. Would that be a good idea? Would it change the characteristics of the springs too much?
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