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3" lift -- worth it?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by blake1012, Sep 12, 2008.

  1. Sep 12, 2008 at 3:29 PM
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    blake1012

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    i'd go for it. that kit aint that bad, and it has an all.....not blocks, so thats better. decent kit man....go for it. and you should be able to run 285's.....just will probably have to do a bit of trimming but it shouldnt be too bad.
     
  3. Sep 12, 2008 at 3:37 PM
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    You'll still need rear shocks. With a lift of that style, you should be able to run 285/75/16 tires. You will need wheel spacers with the stock wheels. Do you have a 2wd?
     
  4. Sep 12, 2008 at 3:39 PM
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    he can get a set of billy 5100's for a good deal on ebay.....or get some shocks from wheelers for pretty cheap that will work.
     
  5. Sep 12, 2008 at 3:41 PM
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    yup 2wd
     
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    Yeah, I think my Pro-comps were $35 for the pair, I've had no problems with them.
     
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    either that....or he can get some shock extenders....and either wheelers or toytec has them for pretty cheap.

    i put the billy 5100's on my 04 on all 4 corners, and although im not lifted yet, i think they will be ok when i do since they can be used for up to 2 inches of lift.
     
  8. Sep 12, 2008 at 3:45 PM
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    thanks for all the replies
     
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    Do shock extenders even work on the 1st gens?
     
  10. Sep 12, 2008 at 6:00 PM
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    how is this instead? shocks included..........$260
     
  11. Sep 12, 2008 at 7:28 PM
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    Pro Comp shocks are garbage, In my experience. Save the money and get better shocks. :)
     
  12. Sep 12, 2008 at 10:56 PM
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    what he said, i would go for anything that has pro comp written on suspension products, bilstein are prob the best for the money
     
  13. Sep 13, 2008 at 8:29 PM
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    The first setup you posted about from ebay is what I have on my truck. Have'nt had any problems. You even get the 3in. diff. spacers.
     
  14. Sep 13, 2008 at 8:53 PM
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    thanks :wink:
     
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