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does anyone have a picture of their truck lowered on the factory 17's with the factory tires?

I've noticed that my truck sits a bit lower than the trucks with the 20's simply because of rim and tire size so after I lower it I was wondering how much lower it would sit than lowered guys with 20's

just looking for a picture to get an idea.
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someone will post pics soon to help you out!!
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there were 2 OEM 17" tire sizes, one is the same as the 20" set up, around 31.5" tall, the other is about 30" tall. The height difference of that 1.5" total height translates to .75" from axle to the ground. So depending on tire size you have (which could be neither of the two OEM sizes) you may be 3/4" lower.
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awesome. so not really that much i guess.

anyway, thanks man
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heres mine.
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how much of a drop is that?
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p.s. that is also a sick truck. sometimes I wish I had a single cab instead of a quad cab

... then I go to the store while its raining and I'm glad I have a back seat haha
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haha thanks man.. it's a 4/6 inch drop.. it was a very easy job, i did it in my driveway.. get ready to cut the frame though!!!
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haha thanks man.. it's a 4/6 inch drop.. it was a very easy job, i did it in my driveway.. get ready to cut the frame though!!!
yea I'll probably just ride bumpy for a while but I'm sure I'll eventually have to cut the frame... probably just because Ill want to go lower haha
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well when i lowered mine, i started with the flip kit.. and i was in your shoes, i didnt wanna cut my frame.. well, i couldnt even drive mine. ha... it was literally sitting on the frame.. so i cut it..
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