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Old 03-26-2012, 09:39 AM
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not to beat a dead horse, but i spoke with a belltech rep and he told me there was no axle shift, and the belltech kit now comes with shorter end links. can anyone with a newer kit verify this? thanks
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Something else to throw in, I have the Belltech kit on my truck and haven't cut the front bump stop cups. I've never hit them going over speed bumps just don't drive like you're taking on an assault course and you'll be fine lol Supposedly the newer kits have the shorter end links so your rear end won't shift either. Careful of the kits that use front spindles as well, they increase your total front track width by almost 2in. and cause your front tires to stick out further.
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Something else to throw in, I have the Belltech kit on my truck and haven't cut the front bump stop cups. I've never hit them going over speed bumps just don't drive like you're taking on an assault course and you'll be fine lol Supposedly the newer kits have the shorter end links so your rear end won't shift either. Careful of the kits that use front spindles as well, they increase your total front track width by almost 2in. and cause your front tires to stick out further.

Im trying to get comfirmation on the short end links from the belltech rep I have been talking to. I will update when I hear from him. I told him to double check that kit b/c I was getting feedback from summit and jegs customers saying there was no end links nor are they mentioned in the instructions.
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Im trying to get comfirmation on the short end links from the belltech rep I have been talking to. I will update when I hear from him. I told him to double check that kit b/c I was getting feedback from summit and jegs customers saying there was no end links nor are they mentioned in the instructions.
Well hope they get back to you, I emailed their customer service "comment section" saying I don't have the end links either and am willing to purchase them directly if it's possible since the kit I ordered from Summit didn't have them.
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Well hope they get back to you, I emailed their customer service "comment section" saying I don't have the end links either and am willing to purchase them directly if it's possible since the kit I ordered from Summit didn't have them.
Let us know what they tell you as well. Of course they are in Cali so it will probably be noon before we hear anything.
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Doh! Damn those west coast based companies lol I guess that gives me time to install the new catch can and lower grill insert in the mean time
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Doh! Damn those west coast based companies lol I guess that gives me time to install the new catch can and lower grill insert in the mean time

sweet! I installed 6000k HIDs in headlights and fogs last night. Can't wait to get my lowering kit and install it myself, just waiting for some answers so I know which one I want to order
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Sounds like they should come with the 963SP kit. here is the email he just sent me.
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Also, just called belltech for double confirmation and a guy named Bill verified that the 963SP DOES come with short end links. Not sure how you all got shafted on that?
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I just got an email from Adam who is there technical advisor, he'll be sending me the end links as l can provide proof of purchase. Here is the email:

Hey $!@^@&,

Yes this seems to be a very popular problem right now.

First and foremost, you are supposed to have the shortened end link. As long as you provide proof of purchase, I can get these out to you. also I would love to see a picture of the one inch that this is off. If you put enough weight in the back of your truck to completely bottom out the truck(which is way lower than the 4" that we is in our kit), you'll see that the four link was designed for that amount of travel and can handle that amount of angel safely.

I'm sending him the following pictures as well to show that this system does in fact shift, hopefully the comparison of the rear right and left from the back and top angle will be sufficient enough. *side note* haven't washed the truck in a few days and it still looks shiny lol

Driver Side Looking Forward


Driver Side looking Straight Down


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