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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.

Lower control arm

I messed up and ordered a rc 3.5 kit for a silverado with aluminum lower control arms what's the difference between the two and why wouldn't the kit I ordered work with my steel ones?
Thanks
Brian
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Sway bar on 4wd Silverado?

My 2000 Silverado had a lot of body sway going around turns. I took the old suspension off that had over 250k miles on it and I put new rough country suspension on (leveling kit) and that made it handle a lot nicer. However it still sways a lot and the only thing I can think of and that I read online is by adding a rear sway bar will help out a lot. I ...
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Alignment after level kit, but before new wheels/tires?

Is that okay? I plan on putting the level kit on tonight and taking it for an alignment tomorrow. I won't have my new wheels/tires till end of the week. Mixed with my goofy schedule I can't do it any other day this week.

Is it fine if I don't do the alignment with the bigger tires?
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NNBS 1500 shock recommendations?

Hey all! I've got an 08 1500 Silverado. Z71 4wd. I'm in the market to buy new shocks before long. Atleast rear, but maybe front and rear.

The truck has a 2.5" level in the front. Currently stock UCA, but will upgrade to aftermarket in the future. In the rear she has (or at least will in the next couple weeks) the factory block removed, add a leaf, shackle flip, 7" shackle (eye to eye), ...
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Body lift on 2013 2500HD

Has anyone done it and how does it look?
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Replace complete strut?

I have a 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 CC Z71 with 164k miles and I plan to keep the truck for a while. One of the struts has a small leak so it's time to replace. I talked to a local shop and they recommended replacing the whole strut assembly since I plan to keep the truck for a while.

I had originally planned to replace with Bilstein when the time came but they do not ...
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leveling kit leveling kit

Hey, I got an 09 silverado a couple of months ago and I've been wanting to get it leveled but I've had issues with measuring. One side has 1.5" inches difference front to back and the other only 1". Has anyone had this before or have any advice? Any help would be appreciated.
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Hit a curb

Hey guys new to the forum. And am not exactly sure how all the proceedures go. But i hit a curb sliding out in the rain the other day and it knocked my front passenger front tires camber off. It also knocked my steering outta alignment but when i took it to the alignment shop they said it wouldnt align it would juat pull the steering right back to ita messed up location. Any info ...
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Coils for armored bumper

I currently have a 3" pro comp coil over lift in the front and 3" add a leaf in the rear with bilstein 5100s. I just ordered an off road front and rear bumper....the front will have a 9000 pound winch mounted. The bumpers weight about 65 pounds each. I've been searching all over the Internet looking for coils. I don't see where OME offers their heavy duty ones for my 2014 1500 silverado. Any ...
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Question about rancho quick lift

Purchased the truck about 6-7 months ago. Noticed it was leveled, but the tires seemed to be too small. Looks like it was leveled with the rancho quick lift system (part number RS999785 pictured below). according to their site http://www.gorancho.com/products/leveli ... 99901.html , it'll clear 35" tires. Doesn't seem correct to me.

I was thinking LT285/70r17's BFG A/T KO2's would look good under there instead of the 265/70r17 nitto ...
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