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Hello Everyone,

I posted in the intro section but this is where I'll be living so here it goes again:

I am the Sales Manager for Carli Suspension. If you have any questions for me, feel free to reach out to me direct and I will either answer you or direct you to the appropriate technical source.

I will not be selling on here, but will point you to the appropriate distributor (site sponsor). I'm more here to answer any questions about our products and help with installation/application questions.

Feel free to reach out to me via PM, email: [email protected], via shop line: 714.532-2798 ext. 107, or post directly in this thread as I'll be checking all forums multiple times daily.

Thanks and Happy Truckin'

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It's always great to see when a company gets involved in the community.

I have a 11-F350 and have recently put on your 2.5 pintop system with full rear leafs. Everything is great, but since you guys are on here answering questions I though I would ask:

At what pressure are the king shocks pressurized to? I noticed the schrader valves on them and was just wondering if I need to ever pay any attention to them? Should this pressure be checked upon installation/arrival of lift, or is it pretty much good to go, out of sight, out of mind, and never worry about it.
 

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It's always great to see when a company gets involved in the community.

I have a 11-F350 and have recently put on your 2.5 pintop system with full rear leafs. Everything is great, but since you guys are on here answering questions I though I would ask:

At what pressure are the king shocks pressurized to? I noticed the schrader valves on them and was just wondering if I need to ever pay any attention to them? Should this pressure be checked upon installation/arrival of lift, or is it pretty much good to go, out of sight, out of mind, and never worry about it.
They are pressurized to 225 psi and as far as maintenance is concerned, once they're pressurized they're good to go. As you said, out of sight, out of mind.

I would check them every oil change and just ensue there is no visible shock oil on the shafts and if all is well, keep driving and don't worry about them. A bit of oil from assembly is normal on a brand new shock but if it's noticably weeping it could be a sign of a bad seal and they should be checked. Hope ths helps!
 

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I have a backcountry 2.0 kit with full rear springs and I love it. Hope to get tired mounted soon.

One question what do you guys do with the lines that run along the radius arms. After the lift they are not long enough to be put back into the holders.


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I have a backcountry 2.0 kit with full rear springs and I love it. Hope to get tired mounted soon.

One question what do you guys do with the lines that run along the radius arms. After the lift they are not long enough to be put back into the holders.


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As the kit comes with extended brake lines, i assume you're referring to either the vaccuum lines going to the hub or the ABS lines. If the Vaccuum lines aren't long enough, you may have the brackets mixed up (passenger side bracket bolted into drivers side). When bolted into the proper location, it should all bolt up nicely with appropriate slack.

If you're referring to the ABS lines, there should be enough slack after the install but they may need a bit of coercing to get it all perfect. if you shoot some pictures i would be happy to let you know exactly what you need once I can see the exact problem!

Hope this helps...

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Welcome Dan I just purchased a Carli Pintop 2.5 kit with full rear leaf and stabilizer from George at Truck Gear and so far very happy.

Nice to see you all on here to help make the product better and provide answers to questions.

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Welcome Dan I just purchased a Carli Pintop 2.5 kit with full rear leaf and stabilizer from George at Truck Gear and so far very happy.

Nice to see you all on here to help make the product better and provide answers to questions.

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Enjoy the kit! I have an 06 f250 and I'm thinking of going the same route... Let me know if you need anything!
 

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I have a backcountry 2.0 kit with full rear springs and I love it. Hope to get tired mounted soon.

One question what do you guys do with the lines that run along the radius arms. After the lift they are not long enough to be put back into the holders.


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It sounds like you are talking about ABS line. Atleast that is what it is on my 05.
I removed the connector that is attatched on the inner fender skirt down and drilled new holes lower then put it back on.


Hope it is noticable enough on a dirty truck.
 

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I'll get a pic of it tomorrow. There's one on each radius arm that runs down the top of it. And then there's another line that seems like it wouldn't not work in the correct slot either. Like I said I'll get a pic tomorrow. Thanks guys.


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Another welcome Dan! I haven't spoken to you, but Pat L. helped me out with a small issue I had and all is good now. I appreciate the great customer service.

My kit is a pintop for an '08 and I also had issues with the vacuum lines and vent line. If you want to keep your line running in the factory retainers, you will need to extend the lines. It is not a big deal. Any Auto parts store will have the correct hose and couplers. The ABS lines do need to be coerced... but were long enough on my truck to stay in the factory retainers.
 

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Alright rides dirt I will check them out and see what else I can do with them to make them work.


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Hopefully these will help. You can see the line on top of radius arm and the other right above the dif basically.


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Hopefully these will help. You can see the line on top of radius arm and the other right above the dif basically.


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The one on your radius arm is ABS Sensor. The connectors should be attatched to your plastic inner fender well behind front tire. Remove from where it is attached to fender well and reattach to fenderwell somewhere lower. The one above the diff is vent line. If it isn't long enough then do as Ridesdirt said.
 

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Ok thanks. It just amazed me that I didn't have to extend any of those on my last truck and it has 6.5 inches of lift. But I will give it a try guys thanks again


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At one time I had a 6.5" lift on the front of my truck and I never extended the diff vent. I moved the ABS line down when I had the 6.5" lift. I never had to with 4.5" lift but it was already moved when I brought it back down so I left it.
 

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You guys ever jumped Sage's super duty? I know one day I'm gonna wanna jump mine. I know I'm not gonna get the same kind of air I get with my dirt bike, but the rush from jumping something that's over 8k lbs is definitely my type of thing. Good to know if it can handle it. If the Carli guys say no, oh well then I'll have to stick to my bike for that.
 

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These trucks can't handle alot of jumping, But 76-hauler on here caught some air last time we met up..

 
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