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Old 08-13-2011, 01:42 AM
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Question Another leveling kit question

I have now made up my mind in to getting a leveling kit, but looking through the forum I am still lost in to what leveling kit to get. Wondering if you guys could through some ideas my way. Also with the leveling kit I want to get some rims and tires I am still debating on ether to get 18 inch rims or 20 inch rims, I have been looking at tires and looks like Nitto Terra Grapplers are a really good tire any reviews on how the do in snow? Now I'm wondering what size to go with, I want to try to get my truck to look as lifted as it can with the leveling kit and rim and tire combo. Sorry for all the questions! at this point I am totally confused and need some opinions! THANKS!!
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I assume you want just a 2" kit? I would get one that does both front and rear.... Don't forget to have your truck re-aligned after the install of any kit, or your tires will wear out prematurly... I like the "DAY STAR" kit....no problems and pretty straight forward installation....There are also other brands to choose from, that do the same thing in almost the same way...matter of choice and costs.....I'm happy with the the one I choose
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i would go with the bilstein 5100's for the leveling and me personally i would prolly go with 20 inch rims with a 305/55/20 or if u want even bigger go with 35's
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Check out my mods thread but I did a 2.5" leveling kit by daystar, new 17" wheels and it looks like a new truck. Next is tires and im going to go 305/70/17 mtr's or something similar. Down the road money permitting im going to do a 6" lift also and sell the leveling kit.
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well I"m going to most likely go with that daystar leveling kit thanks a ton, but now with tires,I want to try to make the truck look as big as possible with this set up?, any ideas? thanks
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From what I've heard, I'm going with the Daystar kit as well. This is just going to be a temporary setup though as we have a few plans for Winter. Keep us posted on the leveling kit.
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I just ordered my leveling kit! I decided to go with rough country because they were only 130 dollars.
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Before leveling





After leveling.

Daystar 2.5" front 1.5" rear. Still has a bit of rake, but I like that for both clearance and if I put a big load in the back it has some room for bounce.
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that looks really nice man! is the back raised up 1.75 inches?
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It was supposed to be a 1.5" rear spring lift but it still gives it a tad bit of rake. I like it that way because if I put a full load it doesn't seem to overload it as much.
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