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Old 07-13-2011, 07:07 PM
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I've had the hardest time with the front lowering springs on my 1998 SS/T. I initially purchased Belltech 2" drop coils. They only lowered the front 1.5" and with the 5" the Belltech (supposed to be 4" drop) leafs dropped the rear, the truck had more fender gap in the front than the rear. I sold the 2" coils and bought some Belltech 3" drop coils.

Here is the truck with the 2" coils.




Here is how the truck sits now. The 3" coils dropped the front between 2.75" and 3". I am finally pleased with the stance.





Here is what the truck looked like when I bought it brand new. I can't tell you how many times I was asked if the truck was a 4x4.


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Old 07-13-2011, 07:30 PM
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Way to go, that looks great! I really need to lower my R/T, people always ask if its a 4x4
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That really does look good, looks like you've got it just right, nice job!

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Looks great now! Love the original look!
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I forgot how goofy it looked riding high with that roll pan. Roll pans look terrible on stock or lifted trucks IMHO. They look pretty good on lowered trucks, but I like my bumper too. I still can't decide if I want to put the roll pan back on.
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I went through the same thing with my 98 SS/T. In fact I still have a set of western Chasis springs and beltech drop shocks for the front laying around here. I swapped them out because like you the drop kit I got just didn't look right.
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lovin that new stance its awesome
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Thanks. Luckily, I was able to sell the 2" coils. If I could just find the time to get the front end aligned. I hope they can set the camber without too much work. I can't wait to get it all ironed out.
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You nailed it! The stance is great. WTG!
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I finally got the front end aligned. Here are a few more pictures.




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