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Old 05-12-2010, 06:11 PM
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need a couple more inchs!!! help

ha story of my life huh!!


anyways.. going with super singles and 385s. and thinking im gonna need a couple more inchs..
have a 99 with 8.5 fabtech...

whats the eaisest and CHEAPEST way to get a little taller? NO BODY LIFT!
thanks for the help!
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Old 05-15-2010, 07:07 PM
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[IMG][/IMG]My truck has a 8in lift and 385's. Everyone says"dont go higher" and I agree. I think once ya get into the 10" and 40's its for looks rather than use. When huntin season comes around im already wondering how im gona get my elk in the back of the truck. LOL

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Old 05-15-2010, 07:13 PM
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your going to have steering issues if you go over 10in. im running an 8.5in lift (6.5in springs with 2in hanger/shackle) had 38x15.5s that rubbed

it you have 8in springs you can go hanger/shackles i think you can get a 4-5in hanger/shackle lift
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Old 05-15-2010, 07:16 PM
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freeride707,cool truck have you regeared?
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Old 05-15-2010, 07:32 PM
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thanks im likin the stack on yours .
not that i know of the PO did the lift and tires.
im riding on 37s now and cruise at 65 at 1700rpms so id say its still got the 3.73s
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Old 05-15-2010, 07:45 PM
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thanks, next week i gearin it, but heres a pic of the stacks in action.[IMG][/IMG]
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Old 05-15-2010, 08:04 PM
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Nice, id be pulled over in an instance here in Cali if i had stacks and smoked like that. all these emmissions laws
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Old 05-15-2010, 08:28 PM
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Ya i hear ya. Ive only got one letter in the mail from the dmv,I must have pissed someone off LOL
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2" hangers cheapest..but you will need crossover steering..$$$ DS mods..$$
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