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post #1 of 7 Old 05-31-2011, 09:52 AM Thread Starter
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3"/3.5' LIFT

Ok i ordered my Ready lift sst 3 Front 3.5 rear, After i do the lift and tires, I need to do the alignment correct, Is there anything that i need to tell them or should they know what to do if they are as good as they say they are? or any thing i need to be aware of before installing, during install & after install.???? With the lift? anyone else do a 3.5 lift on there 08?

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When I put my RC 3 on I had to get an alignment. You will notice your steering wheel is off center. It was a pain in the ***. On the other hand I have herd good thing about the Ready lift.. Post pics when you are done.

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Yea i Know an alignment is coming, just worried about how it will drive when i'm done, I'll try to get before and after photos, but i may wait a month or so. So i can keep my warranty & get my tires. Figured i order the kit now while i had the $$$ Now i can save up for tires

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I would not put it on till you had the tires.

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I'M NOT, or i'll put the lift on drive to put tires on, and than straight to the alignment shop. Its nice when my other ride is a 99 7.3 with 5.5" lift straight 4" pipe So i can run around in that thing While i do all that if need be

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Yes that helps.

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Now my biggest decsion, What tires....... i know I'm going 33x12.50 an keeping my factory rims FOR NOW. I like the Nitto Trail??? I just need to start calling around to see what is ava. Are you in Afghanistan Right now???

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