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1 inch closer to the ground!

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by Kavik, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Aug 27, 2012 at 5:30 PM
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    Kavik

    Kavik [OP] Kavik

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    Changed my 2 inch drop to a 3 inch drop. Not that noticeable by looking at it but I can feel it.

    Out with the old.

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    In with the NEW.

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    Before.

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    After.

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  2. Aug 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    SO MUCH NICER imo.
     
  3. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:06 PM
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    Kavik [OP] Kavik

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    Is it weird that I can tell the difference when I sit in my truck?
     
  4. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:10 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    since you ride in it so much, you tend to notice the little things

    when I swapped my AAL for my leaf pack, I went up 1.7" in the rear
    holy shit, the first time I got in I felt like the truck was going downhill :laughing:

    looks good!
     
  5. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:14 PM
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    Kavik

    Kavik [OP] Kavik

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    I like it! It feels a little bit more level haha I probably won't notice it in a week.
     
  6. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:28 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    like previously stated you will notice eventually or will instantly. I stare at my truck a lot ... more so that my parents seem to think I have mental problems ... .. :p but I notice the little things to the larger things here and there but mostly due to watching/listening for them even though I have the stereo up. In all honesty it's your ride, you should in a sense be in tuned with it since it's your method of transportation as well as something you ride in a lot.
     
  7. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:29 PM
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    Nice, good job.
     
  8. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:33 PM
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    Kavik [OP] Kavik

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    Oh I am right there with you, my girlfriend thinks I am mental about my truck because I take care of it, but I like the drop, I really want better suspension now. goodbye paycheck! lol
     
  9. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:48 PM
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    Kavik [OP] Kavik

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    Really nice quality blocks. Beefed Taco blocks are the way to go!
     
  10. Aug 30, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    I'm digging the lowered tacos looks good
     
  11. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:15 PM
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    yep, I hit frame the other day, I am about to get some bump stops, any shock recommendations guys?
     
  12. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:29 PM
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    Know of any place I can get a good price for them?
     
  13. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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    Any big differences between the single adjustable kit and the double adjustable kit?
     
  14. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:50 PM
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    hopefully I can put some money towards these soon, pretty easy install I assume?
     
  15. Aug 31, 2012 at 8:03 PM
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    sounds real good. goodbye bank account. Now if I could only do something to this engine.
     
  16. Aug 31, 2012 at 8:39 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    why didnt you just do 4"???



    fail lol
     
  17. Sep 1, 2012 at 4:19 AM
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    Why would I do 4"???
     
  18. Sep 1, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

    Who Dat Popcorn Dafuq

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    4in blocks with no notch is a bad idea lol
     
  19. Sep 1, 2012 at 6:39 PM
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    Kavik

    Kavik [OP] Kavik

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    Still not seeing the fail in a three inch drop.
     
  20. Sep 1, 2012 at 9:53 PM
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    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    ho nah.

    no notch ftw :)
     
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