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Old 08-12-2009, 10:28 AM   #1
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drop bracket vs stock

I hear drop bracket lifts are shit for wheeling, but say a 4'' drop bracket with some ome's, would it not flex just as good but be taller?

never heard this exact question asked yet..
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I hear drop bracket lifts are shit for wheeling, but say a 4'' drop bracket with some ome's, would it not flex just as good but be taller?

never heard this exact question asked yet..
dude you can wheel a drop bracket lift. why does everyone hate on us 6 inchers?
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thats what I'm asking.... how could it be worse than just an ome lift if you put a db lift and ome's?
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ok, but you can fit a larger tire, which brings it up higher than your dif would be with only a 2.5'' lift...

how bout for the 01-04's for skids?

also, it wouldn't cost much to get any average fab shop to make a skid...
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it's no solid axle, but nowhere near the price either
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Victim? Must work in some crowds.
yes i am always the victim.
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Because the drop bracket hangs down lower than anything else.
Imagine taking a hit right in the center of it. Only one company makes a skid for 05+ trucks with a 6".
its a real beefy kit thought. imagine hitting dead center with a stock frame and then with the beefy drop bracket. but hey its what ever floats your boat.
yeah it looks something like this.
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looks sooo much better with the skid.
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looks sooo much better with the skid.
that why i got the skid. i figured worse comes to worse i cant hit something to bend the bracket back it will at least slide up the skid plate.
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yea of course. so how is the flex? can you stuff the tire?
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Old 08-12-2009, 11:26 AM   #12
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yea of course. so how is the flex? can you stuff the tire?

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well, a "3 inch lift" is usually only about 2.5, go to a true 6inches, and from a 33 to a 35
your getting 4.5'' of lift over the regular 3 inch with 33's
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My clearance is probably exactly the same as shown in that picture



this is with the tires at 17PSI

at the dif you do, but your breakover angle is not even close!
his truck is much taller other than the bracket
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oakleytrd, measure the hight to the lowest point at your front suspension.
and bcgredneck do the same.
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but if you saw how many hits that IFS skid has taken compared to the rest, its the most vulnerable part of the truck and (no offence BG) but i wouldnt trust it to an 1/8" stamped pro comp skid if you paid me.
none taken. but the aftermarket bracket is alot thicker than stock so it should hold its own.
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I've never heard of any issues with it breaking, have you?
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true, I didnt know they were that expensive, how much does an sas run?
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