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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.

Leveling Kit Leveling Kit

I guys i have an important question regarding leveling my front end to match the rear. I measured the front and back and got...

BACK: 39 1/4"

FRONT: 36 1/4"

Now keep in mind I have an add-a-leaf leaf spring in back so my back is raised about 3 inches from my front.
My question is should I get a 2.25" or a 2.5" leveling kit? Im thinking of getting the brand readyLIFT when I ...
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Motofab 3" Leveling Kit Motofab 3" Leveling Kit

Hey all...been looking at leveling kits and ran across this one on Amazon. Has anyone used this type/brand of leveling kit? The kit is advertised as a 3" lift. They have it in 2" and 2.5" as well. Is 3" asking too much from this type of a leveling kit? I'm thinking A-arm and shaft angles...
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Leveling kit help

Ok I have a 2001 chevy 1500 and I've been wanting to get a 2.5 leveling kit, prob rough country, but I want to be able to get 33" tires and prob 12"-14" wide.is there anyway I'd be able to fit that? I want spacers so would 2" spacers make that fit? Help!
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Bilstein 5100 vs Strut Spacer

Hey guys I've been looking around a lot on these Bilstein 5100s and I got to thinking - how exactly is putting the Bilsteins on their highest setting any different than a preload spacer? I wouldn't call myself a mechanic, but I also wouldn't say I don't know anything about vehicles either ;) I feel kinda dumb for asking this but I can't really figure out the ...
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Anyone running 3.5 RC WITH 1.5 BL?

Hey everyone, I got the 3.5 RC lift installed not even 3 months ago and I love it but I already wanna go higher...everyone warned me about this and I didn't listen...I don't have the money to completely buy a new kit cause if I did I would just go to a 6 or something haha so that's not an option. Anyways, is anyone on here running a 3.5 RC and a body lift ranging ...
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What is this?

Forgive me for my ignorance. I bought this truck last summer to tow my wife's car from alabama to colorado (also wanted a truck obviously). Before we got here, I didn't have time to winterize my undercarriage. Well a year later I finally got to it, and found what I think is a bump stop disintegrating. Can anyone point me in the right direction for parts and what should I do to increase life (truck ...
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tire question

I have 245 70 r17 on my new truck ..what the highest lift I can put on my truck and keep my tires for now ..will get bigger tires but with a new kid on the way it will take me time to save up for the tires and rims .. thanks in advance.
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Rough country 7.5 shock help

Hi I am new to all of this. I have a 2013 gmc Sierra extended cab 2wd with a 7.5 inch rough lift. I'm not very happy with my decision in lift. Was wondering if what I need to get a better ride out of the lift. I seen on other post bilstien shocks 7-9 but can't seem to find them online. So any links to suggestions would be great. Thank you
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leveling kit question

I'm looking at a 2.5 inch level kit for my 2012 sliverado crew cab
I was wondering about the rear if I should go with something for the back I see alot about blocks for the back also but since I'm not mechanical inclined have no idea what ppl are talking about..
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Lift height correlation

I am curious and asking for no special reason or regarding anything technical

I am wondering (for my own curiosity)

how lift hieght is correlated between IFS and SAS (Solid Axle Swap) ( i am well versed in technical aspects of SAS and suspension but never had a definitive answer on this)

According to Rough Country there math states as this --center of the wheel hub to the lip on the fender--determined by a starting ...
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