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Old 10-28-2011, 12:58 AM
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Question 03' 4x2 Coil level Help!

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So i have a 2003 4x2 1500 that sits about 3.25" lower in the front. Id like to level it but havnt read or heard to many good things about kits, even the ones with the steel spacers. Im under the impression that i can install longer/larger coils to lift the front. In a perfect world id like to go 3", and ive been informed i can go as much as 2" without having to worry about tires rubbing/brake lines and so on. Im aware i would need shocks, and afte the install i plan on replacing my ~31" tires to ~33".(sorry no exact dimensions yet). If wheel size comes into play at all i have the factory 17" and plan on keeping them. So i guess my question is, how much of this would work with just replacing coils/shocks?
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Old 10-28-2011, 01:27 AM
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Upon further research i found a Rough Country 3" lift kit with what im looking for. Any input on the product? And the 4.25" backspacing?
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I would recomend the RC kit. You dont have to install the rear block if you want the truck to sit level. I beleive they recomend a 4.25" backspace if your using a 12.5" wide tire, go with a 285/70(maybe75?)/17 and you wont have any problems
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When I originally upgraded to the SRT10 brakes, I put SRT quad cab front springs in. It damn near completely leveled the truck, more so with the drop shackles. They are a straight bolt in, and since you wouldn't be changing your spindles you shouldn't need an alignment. I don't know if you want to lift the whole truck or just the front end. Let me know if you are interested, as I have spares.
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Okay thanks guys. And @ HemiLonestar, Ima pass on that offer for now but thank you.
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