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3" Lift.. Do I need a Dif Drop?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by navysob, Sep 30, 2007.

  1. Sep 30, 2007 at 3:26 PM
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    navysob

    navysob [OP] Carolina Alliance: Virginia Beach and Greenville

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    Hey Everyone;
    I just put a 3" AAL/Spacer on my 06 Access Cab 4x4, do I need to do a dif drop? Please advise!!
     
  2. Sep 30, 2007 at 4:22 PM
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    Map06TRD

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    gdawg25

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    I have heard a lot of people say they did not do a diff drop on a 3" lift. They say its not needed. Only when you go above 3" will you need it.
     
  4. Oct 1, 2007 at 2:26 PM
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    The_Hodge

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    Seeing the third gen section forced me to get a Ford...
    thats what i've heard to. i'm planning on the 2.5" spacer up front and getting the extra 1" in the rear from the suspension upgrade...so it should be levelish and i dont really wanna do a dif drop either
     
  5. Oct 1, 2007 at 2:38 PM
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    TacoChef

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    My TuffCountry 3' AAL Lift Kit came w/a diff spacer.
     
  6. Oct 1, 2007 at 5:10 PM
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    I wnet back to the place today and talked to them about it, yah me be stupid, the dif drop was part of the kit... :eek:
     
  7. Oct 1, 2007 at 5:15 PM
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    The_Hodge

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    Seeing the third gen section forced me to get a Ford...
    well i guess since i wont really be lifting my rear, i wont need it now
     
  8. Oct 2, 2007 at 8:36 AM
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    i would do whatever is necessary to try to keep all the angles stock. after the lift i would definately do the drop to reduce wear adn tear on CV and UV joints.
     

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