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post #1 of 7 Old 03-09-2010, 03:20 PM Thread Starter
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What else would I need with a leveling kit?

If I put a 2.5-3" leveling kit on my truck what else would I need to change? I know I'd need shocks. What else? Brake lines? Also what if I put a say 3" shackle kit with 2.5 springs? Then what else would I need to add?


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break lines should be fine
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You would be better off with a kit..custom for what your doing rather than try to piece meal everything

You need drop links, shocks, pitman arm, track bar drop track bracket, adj track bar, U bolts and blocks.
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What do I need U bolts and blocks for on a leveling kit? I'd be going with a 2.5 new spring pack most likely.


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- Zoodad
- Wicked Wheel (kills MPG)
-4" straight pipe dumps in front of rear tire
- Tuned by Power Hungry Performance
- Cold air
- Custom brush guard/winch mount
- Limo tint
- CB
- JVC head unit
- Warn Hubs
- 6637
- 45k Tru Cool + stock
----------
Coming soon-
- 16k Warn winch/air compressor
- Leveling springs (WTB!!)
- Tranny build
- Forged rods
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Your words:Also what if I put a say 3" shackle kit with 2.5 springs
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I meant that later down the line. My bad I wasnt clear. I was thinking springs for now then later down the line put some shackles on and put blocks in the rear. Just wondering what I'd need with a new spring pack besides shocks?


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- Zoodad
- Wicked Wheel (kills MPG)
-4" straight pipe dumps in front of rear tire
- Tuned by Power Hungry Performance
- Cold air
- Custom brush guard/winch mount
- Limo tint
- CB
- JVC head unit
- Warn Hubs
- 6637
- 45k Tru Cool + stock
----------
Coming soon-
- 16k Warn winch/air compressor
- Leveling springs (WTB!!)
- Tranny build
- Forged rods
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Ok..longer shocks and a adj track bar..but then when you add hangers you still may need longer shocks, drop pitman arm, longer sway bar links, rear block and U bolts.
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