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Old 07-25-2013, 10:23 AM   #41
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Looks good man!
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So I got all the old suspension parts out of my bed and measured lift. Ended up with 3.5" up front and 4.5" out back.
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Old 07-26-2013, 12:29 PM   #42
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Was getting some serious vibes after the lift so I picked up some washers and stacked them up to drop the carrier bearing 1/2". Made a huge difference but I'm still getting some vibes between 10-20 mph. May go get another pack and drop it a bit more, or try some axle shims.



And I cleaned it a little bit for the first time in over a month!

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Old 07-26-2013, 01:44 PM   #43
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Dude your truck has never looked better I wish I had the money to get one right now
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Haha I would have to agree Now to decide on what comes next...
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Old 07-26-2013, 02:58 PM   #45
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Old 07-26-2013, 02:58 PM   #46
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Haha I would have to agree Now to decide on what comes next...
Probably a bumper, that would complete it IMO
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:09 PM   #47
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Probably a bumper, that would complete it IMO
I'm thinking tires then front bumper.
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:10 PM   #48
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:11 PM   #49
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I'm thinking tires then front bumper.
Good point I didn't even notice until you mentioned it haha, you should get a light bar for above the windshield
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:13 PM   #50
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Good point I didn't even notice until you mentioned it haha, you should get a light bar for above the windshield
Would be pretty sick but I want to put a 21" on the bumper I think.
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:14 PM   #51
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Would be pretty sick but I want to put a 21" on the bumper I think.
My 22" just came in today, hopefully I will get it wired up tonight

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Old 07-26-2013, 03:16 PM   #52
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Take the bud deflector off... They are so ugly I had one before... And the pin stripping... The truck will look so much cleaner!
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:16 PM   #53
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I wanna put one in my bumper
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:23 PM   #54
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My 22" just came in today, hopefully I will get it wired up tonight

Nice man! Be sure to put some pictures up!

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Take the bud deflector off... They are so ugly I had one before... And the pin stripping... The truck will look so much cleaner!
Haha yeah, everyone says that. I actually really like it on my particular truck Flows really well with the color scheme IMO. I might see what it looks like by taking it off just for you haha. Same thing on the pinstriping though. I've been debating on taking the black trim on the rocker panels off though..

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I wanna put one in my bumper
Originally I was wanting to mount a 30" in my stock bumper between the turn signals. It'd be all stealthy
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:26 PM   #55
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Originally I was wanting to mount a 30" in my stock bumper between the turn signals. It'd be all stealthy
That's where I want one!
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That's where I want one!
There's someone on here that has done it. Username Buzzard or something like that IIRC
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Picked up some 1/8" plate to box the frame and 1.5" tubing for a crossmember/upper shock mounts. Should be knocking that out tomorrow so I can get my shocks on and quit bouncing everywhere!
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hey man i was gonna ask u where about's in NC are u?
I'm in Greensboro but I grew up near Hanging Rock State Park.
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Removed the spare tire carrier, boxed some of my rear frame, fabbed a crossmember/upper shock mounts with 2 mounting options, and got my 5125's on. I'm super impressed with the ride of the overall lift now that I've got it completed!

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Had to ditch the middle mounting hole to clear the shock body


Tacked in. Also for the lower mount I cut a spring perch in half, drilled a hole and tacked a bolt in it. I don't like how far it sticks down below the axle but we were running out of time and it will work for now.


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