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post #1 of 8 Old 02-15-2008, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
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can someone post up some pics of their truxk with leveling kit running 35's?????????? I want to get a leveling kit but not sure if I want a leveling kit or a 4" lift......



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here is a pic with my 3.5" fabtech hanger kit.... one thing i have learned after 3 diff lifts on my truck... if your thinking between 2 diff lift sizes always go with the larger one... you will be kicking yourself in the rear if you go with just the leveling kit after you do it
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I agree with raul!

Pic In the sig not 35's but 33's i think it would be close with 35's but iv seen them they look good. They look like a tank. But id go with the 4inch lift

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yeah I went with the 4 inch, so now I am putting the leveling kit and some custom crap to make it 6. but thats my limite i dont want to blow out any driveshafts



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well I dont want to regear lol I will probablly go with a 4" lift and run 36's..........do you think that will do my tranny in? I dont do much towing but I have a heavy foot and like to see black smoke



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here is a pic with my 3.5" fabtech hanger kit.... one thing i have learned after 3 diff lifts on my truck... if your thinking between 2 diff lift sizes always go with the larger one... you will be kicking yourself in the rear if you go with just the leveling kit after you do it
What sizee tire are you running there.?



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i was running 35's.... if you only want to go 4" run 35's if you go to 36's your speedo is gonna be off around 3-5mph which will also through off when your trans shifts in and out of gears and out of overdrive..... it will create more heat which in turn will wear out your trans faster
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i was running 35's.... if you only want to go 4" run 35's if you go to 36's your speedo is gonna be off around 3-5mph which will also through off when your trans shifts in and out of gears and out of overdrive..... it will create more heat which in turn will wear out your trans faster

A custom tune should be able to move the shift points to the correct rpm...

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