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Discuss the system of springs, shock absorbers, and linkages that connects your truck to it's wheels. The suspension is the the system contributing to the trucks handling, and keeps vehicle occupants comfortable and isolated from road noise, bumps, and vibrations.

Please Help 1999 Sierra 2wd 4in blocks... What rear shocks?

So I bought a 2in leveling kit and 3in spindles for the Sierra. I have the 4in blocks and u bolts for the rear but haven't done it yet because I can't seem to fight what shocks I need allow proper movement. I've searched countless places and can't seem to find 4in shock model numbers. Can you supply me with rancho 4in lift shock model number. Thanks.
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3.5 Rc lift

New to the site just ordered it and will be installed Monday any updates and or anyone whose had this lift put on their 14 Sierra have any pictures? What size tires and wheels did you go with?

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Size of Lift question

I am currently in the market for new tires/wheels and my friend actually has a set he may sell. He has a set of 18in fuel boost wheels with 33in by 11.5in tires on them. He is currently running a 3.5in lift on his truck and I was wondering if I could get away with just a 2.5in leveling kit without having to do a bunch of trimming.

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Installed rxc 7.5 inch lift today: check it out Installed rxc 7.5 inch lift today: check it out

I know it needs some bigger tires and wheels, but it doesn't look as bad as I thought It would with those 33's. Let me know what you think
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Drop it

Well after a quick survey of this section lowering a truck isn't that popular here. Here's my question/dilemma. Initially I was going to just lower the rear 2 inches to level the ride height and hoping to maintain my ability to tow with the truck, but after some research it seems that my best option is a 2/4 drop with a flip kit, "c" notch and either air bag or air shocks. Seems this will ...
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Rough Country 2.5 Leveling Lift Kit Rough Country 2.5 Leveling Lift Kit

I've been looking at getting the 2.5" Leveling Lift Kit from rough country for my 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500 4x4 and I've been looking for reviews to see if they are good lifts and if they give you a noticeable amount of extra ground clearance but my concerns are... will I need to get extended brake lines and a longer drive shaft if i am to get the leveling lift kit? And if anyone has ...
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Loose Steering NBS

Over the weekend I had a new steering gear box put in due to the other one leaking. My mechanic also replaced the pitman arm as he noticed the boot had been cut when the previous owner put on a steering box. When I got it back I noticed the steering to be a little looser than when I took it to him. Not a ton but enough to notice.

I'm going to break off ...
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lowering my 2013

Hi all, I've only been on this forum for a short time, but have already gained a wealth of ideas and knowledge. Getting parts together to lower my 2013 silverado 2 wheel drive 2" front 3"rear. I will use McGaughys 2"lowering spindles up front, lowering shackles/remove block in rear. I'm trying to decide if I will need shorter rear shocks? I've searched on this forum and it seems about half have changed to shorter shocks. ...
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2006 Sierra leaf spring replacement 2006 Sierra leaf spring replacement

I recently installed a RC 2/2.5" leveling kit, with new torsion keys, blocks, shocks, etc. I also replaced my leaf springs in the process. They were flatened out - I believe it was overloaded at some point before I bought the truck.

I replaced the stock leaf springs with 4/1 leafs from SDTruckSprings.com (http://www.sdtrucksprings.com/chevy-silverado-1999-2010-leaf-spring-22-1269)

My question is, did these new heavier duty leaf springs increase my payload or towing capacity in any way?

Thank you ...
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4",6", or none 4",6", or none

I have a 2006 Silverado 1500 5.3L V8, it has a torsion level and fits 33's perfectly. I just want to know is suspension lifting really worth it? Does it ruin the truck part wise? If you have stories of other peoples like mine, please share.
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