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So I'm gonna be pulling the trigger pretty soon on lift and tires. Looking for opinions on a couple kits. I'd like nothing higher than 4.5 inch and don't need the absolute most expensive. My truck stays on the road 95% of the time. I do some mild towing as well. My only desire for a lift is ground clearance and looks. But, I want it to ride and handle well on road. I'm looking for quality. So far I'm torn between the backcountry 2.0 and the performance 2.0, with the commuter 2.0 close behind (but it's only 2.5 inch). Really would like to stay under $3000 for it as well. And if there is a better option, let me know. Thanks y'all.


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I would tell you to stick with the 2.5" lift height and grab the commuter. You can probably buy the kit and have it installed for you budget and people have been VERY happy with the ride!

The commuter is the only kit that is actually valved for the add-a-packs, the back-country (ditch the idea of the performance) is cheaper, rides better than the performance and gets more travel. I would; however, tell you to grab the full leafs on the 4.5" BC as it throws an exponent on the ride quality of the kit. If you're OK with a bit of trailer sag, it will do fine without airbags for "Minor Towing." Commuter will be more budget friendly but the 4.5" BC with full leafs will ride awesome on and off-road... Now just pick your budget level and lift height.


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Just an FYI, may have better luck posting this in the Suspension section!


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I would tell you to stick with the 2.5" lift height and grab the commuter. You can probably buy the kit and have it installed for you budget and people have been VERY happy with the ride!

The commuter is the only kit that is actually valved for the add-a-packs, the back-country (ditch the idea of the performance) is cheaper, rides better than the performance and gets more travel. I would; however, tell you to grab the full leafs on the 4.5" BC as it throws an exponent on the ride quality of the kit. If you're OK with a bit of trailer sag, it will do fine without airbags for "Minor Towing." Commuter will be more budget friendly but the 4.5" BC with full leafs will ride awesome on and off-road... Now just pick your budget level and lift height.
^^^Like He Said!^^^

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