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Old 07-24-2007, 11:18 PM

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Lift Question

Does a complete lift kit come with everything u need to do a lift? What i mean is i have seen posts talking about changing gears, longer shafts etc. Is there a certain height where the gears and shafts have to be done or is it all lifts?
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Old 07-25-2007, 12:02 AM
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Usually if you go 4" or less, you dont have to worry about changing out your drive shafts. There might be some that need some shimming, but you should be fine as far as length goes. As far as gears, you should beable to run up to about a 35" tire with out much trouble. Once you start getting bigger than that is when you want to start thinking about some taller gears. I know there are guys out there with 37s with 3.73s, but it will cause you to run higher EGTs and put more stress on things.

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Old 07-25-2007, 02:43 PM
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Logan said it pretty well!

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a agree with logan..... anything over 4" youll have to start changing things... i had a 4" and didnt change anything.... yesterday i had an 8" kit put on and my front driveshaft is too short so i have to go get that fixed and now i need gears cause im running 37" tires.....
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Old 07-25-2007, 03:55 PM
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No EGT issues with my 37's and 3.73's.... and I can cruise at 75 pulling 1800rpm's...
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