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Old 12-12-2009, 08:54 PM
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i just got done lowering my truck. the rear end was done with a kit and i heated the springs on the front until it droped to the level i wanted. i have a few adjustments left to make like shaving the bump stops down, getting a new set of shocks, and raising the leafs on the shackles to the 1" drop insted of the 2" to give me a little more room. when i first got it done the frame was setting on the axle tube and it rode so rough that it almost rattled my teeth loose. i hope this will help. does anyone have any other suggestions? check it out
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Looks good!
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Yep , it's on the ground . Need some wheels and tires .
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thanks man. it was a long time in the making.
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It looks good. It sits down about like my SS/T does. Heated springs scare me though.
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Same here. Lowering springs are the way to go.
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this truck isnt my daily driver. i mainly use it to go get smokes, beer, and new parts.
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I like the stance now.
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lovin the new look, man. new wheels and tires would definately make it look sick
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