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Cheapest way to lift?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by DaytonLax14, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. DaytonLax14

    DaytonLax14 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I want to lift my truck so I can fit some 33s under her. Plus, I want it to sit a little higher anyways.

    And by cheapest, I don't mean being ghetto and using hockey pucks. And I don't want a lift that is going to screw up my truck in the long run (some body lifts are bad for your truck?). If i can do a BL that isn't going to mess anything up with my truck in the long run, then i'm open to that.


    Thanks.
     
  2. Kenny650

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    Adjustable Bilsteins 5100's (4) for $300
     
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    Look into the Bilstein 5100s and an add-a-leaf kit. That will give you a 2.5" Lift. for the full 3" you can add a small topspacer with the 5100s.
     
  4. DaytonLax14

    DaytonLax14 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    how much lift will that give me?
     
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    Look at the year of his truck
     
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    Give us a budget on how much you want to spend on just the lift kit not including rims, tires, alignment and labor cost. && how you are going to use your truck daily.
     
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    To fit 33's completely you just might need a inch of Body Lift. And Body lifts are not horrible for the vehicle.
    Usually you are able to fit 32's with 3 inches of lift.

    With that old of vehicle, I would highly recommend staying away from spacers. With that many miles, you really need to replace both the front coil and shock.

    What is your exact budget?
     
  9. nelztaco

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    So would it be possible to do a 5125s wit ha aal to make it a even 3 inch lift then a 1inch body and how do body lifts work are they expensive cuz ive ogt this same problem i have about about 2k to spend on this lift total(without the tires and wheels) and i dont want a 6 but i want a little bigger then 3 so if u could explain a little more to me and ive looked into the ultimate package but how much would that cost to get installed?
     
  11. DaytonLax14

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    So are body lifts bad for your truck in the long run?
     
  12. DaytonLax14

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    I say a solid 3" suspension lift, correct BS wheels and 285's with some trimming will be best.
     
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    Rear shocks offer no lift!
    Body lifts are not expensive at all.

    The ultimate package is going to take a shop between 4-8 hours to perform.
     
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