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Old 01-13-2013, 07:38 PM
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2" leveling lift question

Hope I put this in the right forum....My wife picked me up a leveling kit fir Xmas ( i know cool huh). Its just 2 aluminum pucks and 2 bolts. Not sure what brand, not even printed on the instructions...so question is will I have to re align?? the front end once I do this? And do you have any suggestion or tips for me?
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:43 PM
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it won't change your alignment but it will pull your steering wheel offcenter. you're going to have to lengthen the drag link adjustment to compensate for the increased height.

a good way to get it close is to get the wheels straight ahead, leave the steering wheel unlocked and turn the drag link sleeve(whatever way it needs) until the steering wheel is almost returned to straight. drive the truck and keep making adjustments until it's perfect

you may need a tool to rotate the sleeve, I would advise against using a pipe wrench
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Old 01-14-2013, 10:57 AM
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Your axle will shift so a adj track bar is needed, you will also loose most of your castor so castor ball joint shims should be used.

Not what you wanted to hear but cheap kits never have whats needed or tell you whats needed.
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:08 AM
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So what is the suggested way of leveling these out. Would rather do this right...
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:35 AM
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Either add the parts posted above to the spacers or get a complete kit from Icon or Pure Performance..will include the parts above plus new coils and shocks..

Pm-email me if I can help.

Cary
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:27 PM
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Dont doubt ct's knowlegde, but i have never(rarely) heard of anybody putting an adjustable track bar for a 2" leveling kit. Yes its probably it the "right thing" for perfect geometry but most people i have seen, slap the spacers in and fix the steering.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:15 AM
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Lots of people half *** stuff in their life....never understood doing that. I was taught to either do it correctly or not at all.

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Old 01-30-2013, 03:05 PM
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I was actully very impressed with the prices that you sent me and I beleive that this is the way Im gonna go. And yup your right alot of people do half azz things. But to me this truck is alot of fun and is a investment. And one day when Im tired of the ole girl Ill hand the keys to one of my kids. And Ill bet when that day comes you'll still be able to drive it across the nation if need be!
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