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Old 04-02-2011, 06:17 AM   #1
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installed leveling kit and tires! but now higher in front!

Im sure this is a frequent question but i tried to look for the answer but couldnt find anything. I installed my 2" leveling kit in the front and got some new tires. It looks great but the only problem i have is the front now looks a little higher than the back! I just measured from the ground to the bottom of the fender flare and i am about 1/2" higher in the front now. I didnt think that little bit would be that noticeable. I also have the air lift ride control kit for the back that i am installing today. Would that be able to make up for the 1/2"? I know its not made to lift the truck but i thought maybe it would enough to make it level again. I also heard that front coil spacers will settle in time and actually drop the front a tad. Is this true? If so im not going to worry about it. But if its not, does anyone have any ideas on the best way to level out the back--AAL's, Blocks, ECT?

I attached before and after pics of my truck. Im not sure how to put full pictures up yet.
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Old 04-02-2011, 07:23 AM   #2
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sees what you did there.
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It will take the spacers a couple of trips to settle but they won't settle anymore after that. The best way to lift the back would be an add a leaf. Blocks promote axle wrap.
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It will take the spacers a couple of trips to settle but they won't settle anymore after that. The best way to lift the back would be an add a leaf. Blocks promote axle wrap.
X2 on the blocks. Had them b4 TSB spring install, they sucked. Get an AAL
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Thanks guys! I'm going to wait a couple weeks to see if they will settle enough to make it look a little better. If not, I'll either do the aal's or I am considering taking the spacers off and spending the extra money and replacing them with 5100's. I'm thinking if I put them on the lowest setting for lift it will be a better "level." and I will have a better ride also.
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