First of all please let me say; I have looked through all of the threads in "Suspension". I can not find anything specific to the way I use my truck... so please don't rag on me for making a new thread, and in advance thank you everyone for your help!
My rig is:
01 I4 2.7l Reg Cab 4x4 w/ Canopy
I drive my truck every day. A lot of time on the freeway and some in the city. This is currently my dd but in the next year or two I would like to purchase a new dd, and work on my truck more.
I go hunting during the fall, and I go fishing when I am not hunting. I like to wheel in the snow up in the mountains every so often, I have not gotten into mudding or "off-roading" too much. I would like to do some moderate muddin' from time to time. When I was up in the snow I put some very heavy gauge cam-lock chains on the rear and the truck wouldn't get stuck. But I found in deep, undriven, snow it slowed down and eventually stopped. I wasn't pushing the snow with the bumper, but I'm sure it was past my gearbox. I would like to be able to go farther next time.
Currently I am running stock suspension, with 265/70 R16's. The rims are Eagle Alloy (can someone tell me if that means they are aluminum or steel?). My image for this truck is to make upgrades EQUAVILANT TO WHAT I DO WITH IT. Even though it would look AWESOME I won't be going with 33's. I'll do 285's (32' I think please confirm?) It is my understanding that these tires will allow me to do a 2.5" suspension lift w/o rubbing. Is this correct?
For what this truck is doing, does everything sound ok so far?
Now where I am stuck at is WHAT KIND of suspention lift. My local shop says RevTek (http://store.revtek.com/p/1995-1-2-t...2-of-p-n-r2515)
I am looking for the best quality lift, brands are not the issue here, it's more of the conponents and a REASON why to use those instead of the cheaper ones. Thank you for your help!!! Any input is appreciated.