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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.

front end rebuild parts suggestions

Hey guys and gals. Got the news recently I need a complete front end rebuild: idler and pitman arms, inner and outer tie rods, upper and lower ball joints. Exploring my options, as I was shocked at what I was quoted to have it done. I was a mechanic in a previous life and have plenty of tools and knowledge, so I'd prefer to spend a little more on parts and do it myself.

Firstly ...
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Lift kit?! Lift kit?!

I have a 04 z71 silverado. Ok, so I'm looking a the Rough Country 6in lift. alot of people say that if you raise it that high I'll have problems with it and whatnot. It's gonna be a daily driver with very minimum off-roading, the most I'll do is climb up a steep hill. What I'm planning on doing is keeping the stock rims and putting on 33s (I know I can go 35s but ...
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lowering

want to lower my 2010 crewcab silverado 2/4 it has 305/45/22 on it will it rub in the front and if so how bad or do i need to go with a different size tire
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Roadmaster Active Suspension review

Hi all. I am new to the forum and new to full size GM trucks. My last pick up was a 96 Ford Ranger and my 2004 Silverado is so much better in every way. Didn't know what I was missing. I have been buying and fixing up older BMWs for years and finally decided I needed a good pick up to haul large parts like engines, doors, etc. I also use it to transport ...
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Creaking rear susension noise

Got a 2014 Silverado LTZ Z71 1500 crew. From day one I have had this creaking noise from the rear of the truck. Push up and down on the bumper and you can hear it clearly. Sounds like a rusty door hinge or an old box spring. Seams to be getting worse. Got an appointment Monday at the dealer. Any ideas what it could be before I get a spin job from chevy.
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Good lift kit for under 2000

I'm looking for a quality lift that will clear 35x12.5x20s with out rubbing for around 2000 is there any. I've looked at mcgaughys and really like them but just wanted to see what all options there are and what price I could get them for. Thanks
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spring assisted shocks

hi to all
need a little help or suggestions
have 04 Silverado 1500 4x2 and need to add spring assisted shocks to rear to tow new trailer this one is a little heavier
than last
any one have any tips to put these on by my self
thanks :D
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Power Steering Problems

Hey all so here is my problem. I took my 04 Silverado to get aligned and the shop I go to said they couldn't get it aligned to factory specs as my I shaft in the steering needs to be replaced. However since then my truck refuses to turn right with power steering and only does power steering to the left. Any ideas?
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Where is cheapest place to buy bilstein?

Just like the title says. Where is the best(cheapest) place to buy bilstien 5100 shocks?
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Can I install 6in lift myself?

I have a 2wd 2004 Chevy 1500, looking to buy a 6in lift so I can run some 20x12 moto metals with 33in tires. Just sold my 99 7.3 4x4 powerstroke diesel cause I want a clean lifted truck, done with hauling hay! I'm 17.

I wanted to know if I'll be able to do it myself. My dad may help some, and he is very good with mechanics. We have a large shop with ...
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