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Old 11-06-2012, 06:15 PM   #1
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Need help on leveling my truck

I am trying to level my 2010 DCSB but dont know to much about leveling kits. i want BFGoodrich KM2 tires 285/75/16. Yes i know im going to have to cut a lot but what is the best and cheapest way to get 2.5 inches of lift in the front to level the truck.

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Old 11-06-2012, 06:22 PM   #2
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Bilstein 5100s set at 1.75 will level the truck nicely. You can run 285s with that amount of lift but you'll have to trim
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will i have to do anything to the back or could i leave it stock without it riding like a wood wagon?
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Old 11-06-2012, 07:04 PM   #4
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if you set the billies at 1.75 you wont have to add anything to the rear. if you set them at 2.5 (most do to run 285's) you will need an AAL to be level...
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So front set at 2.5 with stock coils and stock rear shock with rear AAL will level the truck with no rake?
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:52 PM   #6
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So front set at 2.5 with stock coils and stock rear shock with rear AAL will level the truck with no rake?
It'll ride rough with billies maxed out at 2.5...
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truck only has 39k miles on it. Would a 2.5 inch strut spacer ride better?
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:11 PM   #8
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Nope.....will be worse! I wouldn't go above 1.75" or get some coilovers!
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:17 PM   #9
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1.75" wont level it though or will it
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Factory rear is 1.5" higher than the front.....search for some pics, I know guys here have done that!

The .85" setting is a good option too and will allow you to fit a bigger tire once you trim!
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When people say trim, what is actually getting trimmed? Plastic, metal? Anyone have pics of what they had to trim?
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anyone have pics of front bilstein shock at 2.75" with 33" tires. Please post pics
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When people say trim, what is actually getting trimmed? Plastic, metal? Anyone have pics of what they had to trim?
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anyone have pics of front bilstein shock at 2.75" with 33" tires. Please post pics
Bump!
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anyone with front billys at 2.75 inches and stock coils with 33" tires?
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anyone with front billys at 2.75 inches and stock coils with 33" tires?
I thought they only went up to 2.5?
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just put the truck in the shop. 285/75/16 km2's with billys at 1.75" and stock rear. will have pics tomarrow
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IMO get an above coil spacer rather than compressing your stock coils. it will ride nicer, and is cheaper.

I have a 3'' front spacer, and a 1'' rear block, sits level
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