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3" lift kit.....whats the best bang for the buck?

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by TacoTitan11, May 19, 2012.

  1. TacoTitan11

    TacoTitan11 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    .....and how much do you sacrifice in ride quality and gas mileage? :confused:
     
  2. OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Budget ?
     
  3. TacoTitan11

    TacoTitan11 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    $200-$450 area
     
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Don't lift
     
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    medic2230 Ditch Doctor

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    x2
     
  6. TacoTitan11

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    lol...seriously? i see some pro comps on ebay for $474...whats your thoughts?
     
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    medic2230 Ditch Doctor

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    That's outside your budget. :rolleyes:
     
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Lol , exactly
     
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    So what is it your looking to do with your truck lifted? Off road or not? Street only?
     
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    no, no offroading. just street driving. its more for looks to be honest. i am willing to spend up to $500
     
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    front 5100s, OME 885x coils, and rear 2" AAL should be right about 500 bucks.
     
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  13. TacoTitan11

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    is that everything i need?
     
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    how bout this one? what makes one kit $300 and some $1500. what are you really paying for?
     
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    no. IMHO. get the right stuff the first time. just save up for it. i am doing that now
     
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    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Tuner.
    Do LOTS of research on what you want and the different options.

    UCAs, coil overs, leaf packs, coils, spacers, brake lines, shocks.

    Then decide what you need and piece together your kit as your budget allows.

    You may lift and find you don't mind the way it changed the handling and you don't need UCAs.

    You may find the opposite to be true. You might hate the stiff ride of spacers and want coil overs or you might find you don't care. You might find you need better springs in the rear to handle more weight and you might want a leaf pack or air bags or an AAL or helper springs.

    It's all out there, search away.
     
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    If you use 5100s in front, what do you use in the back? standard stock or can you just go 5100 all the way around?
     
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    if u lift the front u r gonna wanna lift the back. yes 5100 all the way around. and 16 add a leafs:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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