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Old 06-23-2011, 10:11 PM
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Have had my truck a few months now. Installed the HBS 2.5" leveling kit. I guess next is some bigger tires when funds allow.
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They look a LOT better leveled!
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Looks great. I can't decide on a leveling kit but agree they look great. Odd question perhaps but does it affect aerodynamics in any way?
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Can't feel any difference driving it down the road. Truck rides exactly like it did before I put it in.

I was surprised at how noticeable the 2.5 inches is from the inside. It feels taller from the driver's seat.

1.5 hour install time with a co-worker helping. We did it over an extended lunch break today.
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Couple thing: Does it sit completely level when on level ground? And do you think you could clear 35" tires? I've been tossing around the idea of this same setup for my truck and yours is the best comparison I've seen so far.
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looks real good imo the level is the best bang for your buck mod looks wise good luck on your wheel/tire choice
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The eyeball test says it sits level (possibly a tiny bit nose low). I think it would fit 35"s. The factory wheels are around 31" I believe. The closest I measured from factory wheel to wheel well was 5". So ~ 3 inches to spare, unless I'm looking at it wrong.

The site says they test this kit with 33s but plenty of people run em with 35s. I've been looking around for comparison pics to decide which way I want to go.
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Looks great I have been contemplating getting one myself.
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I put the HBS 2.5" Leveling Kit on my 2011 Outdoorsman. Center of the wheel well in the front is 39.25" and center of the wheel well in bas is 39.5" from ground. IMO I dont think you can be any more level.
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HBS 2.5" kit and 295/70/17 Nitto Trail Grapplers.
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