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Yea it makes more sense to save an extra $200 to get more of a lift. The only thing is you will have to get at least a 35" tire to make it really look good.

Take a look at the Zone lift kits. They are pretty inexpensive and they are pretty similar to the BDS lift kits. Also if you message Big Horn 4 Life he might be able to set you up with a discount on a BDS lift kit. That might help you out a bit
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I'm with scat on this one. If you are able to get the funds I would go with a 6" Fabtech and 35" Toyo M/T. That's the setup I had on my old truck and it treated me great!
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i believe zone is bds, just cheaper. check ntwonline, they have some lifts at discounted prices. if you just want 33's i would go with a leveling kit. its not going to look right with a 6" lift and 33's. you might as well just leave your stock size tires on it. you buy a larger lift to get bigger tires under it right?
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I had a 6" ProComp lift with 37x13.5 on 17's on my 3rd, but now another member owns her! Here she is:

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33's actually look good ona 4" lift but if you go with a 6" they're going to look like training wheels! lol and Pro Comp also makes a nice 6" lift.

This is a 4" lift with 33's


6" lift with 33's lol like I said, training wheels
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Lol I did not realize 33's looked that small on a 6" lift. I'll definitely be getting 35's instead.
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Personally, I would go with suspension also. I have been looking at a Fabtech for my 08' and body lifts can save you lots of money but could cost you more in the long run. They can be hard on parts of the truck especially when off-roading. I had to help my buddy weld a steel plate under his cab on a Chevy extended cab from one of the blocks coming loose and punching a hole through it. Just something to consider. Good Luck !
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if you dont want to pay a TON of cash for brand new 35s, look on CL, ive seen SOOOO man used sets with 50 to 80 percent tread left going for like 400, thats the price of 1 brand new one, thats what i was looking at for when i upgrade to 37s but theres not ALOT of them like there are 35s
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if you dont want to pay a TON of cash for brand new 35s, look on CL, ive seen SOOOO man used sets with 50 to 80 percent tread left going for like 400, thats the price of 1 brand new one, thats what i was looking at for when i upgrade to 37s but theres not ALOT of them like there are 35s
I've been doing that for like the past 2 months now. Nothing worth while. Maybe need to check surrounding areas like KC or STL
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Hey bro i can get you a BDS lift cheap.They will instal it for you too cheaper then they usualy charge too.Chuxtrux in Indipendence Mo.
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