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Old 08-15-2011, 11:09 AM
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Question Leveling kit ands vibes in 4wd?

I am thinking about adding a leveling kit to my new 2011 Outdoorsman. I keep finding posts describing a vibration that can occur in 4wd. As the truck is now, the thing is as smooth as butter when I threw it in 4wd on the road at 45mph. So is the problem with the 2.5" kits, or the 2" kits also?
I was thinking about the TGC 2.5" kit that comes with the .75" spacers in the rear also. Or is the front the only necessary addition? I will keep my 17" wheels and LT 275/70-17 tires until they wear out.
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I just put my TGC leveling kit on tonight and I only went with front. I only did the 1.5" though. You might need the rear for the 2" or the 2.5". Mine looks as close as I can get to level with that.
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The vibrations people are talking about only occur from a stop and start, once the truck is above 20-30 they stop and are very minimal anyway. These vibrations occur in the truck even straight off the lot.

I put the daystar kit in my truck and didn't notice the vibs get any worse.
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The vibrations people are talking about only occur from a stop and start, once the truck is above 20-30 they stop and are very minimal anyway. These vibrations occur in the truck even straight off the lot.

I put the daystar kit in my truck and didn't notice the vibs get any worse.
I'll have to throw mine in 4wd tomorrow and see if it shakes from a start. I'd be pretty disappointed if it did on a brand new truck. Paid too much $ to already have preoblems.
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i tested mine out yesterday and there's no vibration (completely stock at the moment). i'm still a little hesitant to throw a leveling kit on it...but aesthetically these trucks need one.
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i have a vibe in mine but i think i went too high on the bilsteins but i also havnt had the time to get a alignment done yett so im gonna drop it down to the next setting and get a alignment done and hopefully that fixes it
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