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A little more lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by bowzerdoo77, May 31, 2011.

  1. May 31, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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    bowzerdoo77

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    Ok I looked for this so ill ask. I have a pro comp 6 in ch lift on my truck and my tires are 295/70/18's and at full turn they rub a little. I hav trimmed the plastic a bit and they are rubbing on the backs not the front. So my question is, are there any other options to get a little more lift in the front? should i have went with the stage II lift and if so whats the difference? any help is appreciated thanks.
     
  2. May 31, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Since you are 4wd I don't think you can go any higher without tearing up the CV boots.
     
  3. May 31, 2011 at 11:00 AM
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    Jester243

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    You are doing it all wrong, you need smaller tires, like this:

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  4. May 31, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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    thats a great idea ill just try that ha ha
     
  5. May 31, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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    NetMonkey

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    i would trim until you dont have anymore rubbing. thats the easiest and cheapest solution.
     
  6. May 31, 2011 at 11:05 AM
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    I know but i dont want it to look like shit. you know.. I should have gotten a little smaller tire.
     
  7. May 31, 2011 at 11:05 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    this^

    are you really wanting more lift or to just not rub anymore?
     
  8. May 31, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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  9. May 31, 2011 at 11:14 AM
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  10. May 31, 2011 at 11:14 AM
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    At least he actually used new leaf springs instead of lift blocks like most of the domestic guys do.

    All the Jacked up domestic trucks around here are running around on a DB lift up front with double stacked 4" blocks in the back on stock leaf springs.
     
  11. May 31, 2011 at 11:49 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    You can add a suspension lift on top of the lift you already have, since it's just a drop bracket lift. It doesn't change the angle of your CV's at all.

    TW member TacoRidinHigh has 9" of total lift accomplished this way. Several other have 7 or 8" of lift by using this method.
     
  12. May 31, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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    x2. or do they have like a 1/4 inch body lift?
     
  13. May 31, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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    DR coilovers AAl 285 kelly safaris lightbar/skidplate need more!
    You could probably stick a small spacer ontop of your coilovers or the big spacer you have whichever is on top lol
     
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