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2000 chevy silverado 1500 6" rough country lift kit question

2000 chevy silverado 1500 6" rough country lift kit question

Postby slicksilverado [OP] » Jun 04 2012, 2:39am

[size=85][size=150]so i have a 2000 chevy silverado 1500 z71 regular cab step side 3.73.1 gears and i want to put a 6 inch rough country ntd lift kit on with 35's on 18" kmc rockstarsi was wondering if anyone has done this lift on this truck how hard is it to install and what kinda of fuel milage were you getting out of it? and how it preforms after all was done?
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2000 chevy silverado 1500 6" rough country lift kit question

Postby Black out » Jun 04 2012, 5:53am

I think I was getting about 12 mpgs with mine. I also had the 3.73s with 35s it wasn't to bad actually. Just on the interstate it wouldn't hold overdrive very well
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2000 chevy silverado 1500 6" rough country lift kit question

Postby Black out » Jun 04 2012, 5:54am

Still had enough power to brake em loose!
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Re: 2000 chevy silverado 1500 6

Postby slicksilverado [OP] » Jun 04 2012, 1:29pm

Black out wrote:I think I was getting about 12 mpgs with mine. I also had the 3.73s with 35s it wasn't to bad actually. Just on the interstate it wouldn't hold overdrive very well

So how was the kit mechanically did it prematurely ware anything?
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2000 chevy silverado 1500 6" rough country lift kit question

Postby Black out » Jun 04 2012, 2:05pm

Not that I'm aware of drove it for about 60000 miles an not one problem
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Re: 2000 chevy silverado 1500 6

Postby slicksilverado [OP] » Jun 04 2012, 3:26pm

Black out wrote:Not that I'm aware of drove it for about 60000 miles an not one problem

So did u have the kicker braces and the steering stabilizer if you didn't have them did you get a shake in the steering?
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