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post #1 of 9 Old 01-11-2008, 05:26 AM Thread Starter
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LIFT KIT HELP

Ok, so I plan on lifting my truck here in the next month or two. I am not sure exactly how drastic I should go. I want to put some big old 35's and some hot wheelson, but I am not sure what size lift I need to go with. I was thinking about a four or five, but should I just go all out and get a six? I am thinking about just going all out because I want to sticker my back window to say, "Jack-em up fat guys can't climb" so I need to make sure it is up there. I also am taking suggestions on what kit to go with. I have decided it is time to start dumping some money in the old truck.
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You can clear 35s with 4" if the whells arent to wide they wont rub However I think 6" with 35s looks better and no chance of rubbingI fyou like it high why not 6" with 37or38s???
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I say 6" and 37's , that'll make em work to get up in your truck!

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I want 6" with 37s but need to get my fenderflares,SCT and gauges first..either way you will be happy

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ranchhand bumpers front and rear
leveling kit,toolbox,gooseneckhitch
305/70/17 MTRs on Dick Cepek DC-1 black
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Fender flares,SCT tuned by Eric @ Innovative
110 gal aux. fuel tank.
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THE GRIM REAPER'S ARM JUST GOT LONGER: M107 Long-Range Sniper Rifle 2000 9900ix 260WB
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Hey thanks guys,

I like the sounds of going with the 6" lift and 37's. I am gonna start shopping around.

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Just remember 37" tires will make for very steep gearing if you have 3.73 gears now. Pulling a trailer you are going to notice a huge difference in power and fuel economy.

I say to hell with it and go for broke. 6" w/37s!
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The whole gear thing has crossed my mind also..I would like to put a over/under drive unit in..I think being able tosplit the gears With my 6spd would really help out,only for those heavy loqads ofcourse!!

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07 6.0 crew longbed 6spd
4" into 6"stacks cat/muffler delete
ranchhand bumpers front and rear
leveling kit,toolbox,gooseneckhitch
305/70/17 MTRs on Dick Cepek DC-1 black
suicide knob and trucknutz GONE
Fender flares,SCT tuned by Eric @ Innovative
110 gal aux. fuel tank.
FUTURE:
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THE GRIM REAPER'S ARM JUST GOT LONGER: M107 Long-Range Sniper Rifle 2000 9900ix 260WB
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just go with the 6 inch lift and decide on tire size later. U can lift it and then see what size tire u like better.

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