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Fabtech, ProComp 6" lift or more. Pictures

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by toku58, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Nov 2, 2014 at 5:57 PM
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    My god! :eek: the rear of your truck looks beautiful! Lol
     
  2. Nov 2, 2014 at 6:33 PM
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    Yes I've read a little bit about the DSC. I wonder if the kit is available with these? I don't see them shown as available on the BDS site with the kit however I do see that Toytec has them where you can purchase them alone.
     
  3. Nov 3, 2014 at 5:20 AM
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    Alcans ftw!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Nov 3, 2014 at 7:08 AM
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    Hey Matt,I know you picked up the Alcans from Aaron. Were those the 6" (8 leaf pack)? I am going with the BDS 6" coilover kit and I want to be sure I get the right leaf pack for the rear to get me level. Seems like the 4" would be the route for me to go since like I mentioned before that I currently sit 2 inches high in the back at stock. Just baffles me that most everyone I see with Alcans say they went with the 6" pack but then their trucks appear to sit level with that?
     
  5. Nov 3, 2014 at 9:25 AM
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    Mine is the 6" pack 8 leaf and center hub to bottom of fender flare measurement is 28"
     
  6. Nov 3, 2014 at 11:42 AM
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    Can others with the Alcan 6" 8 leaf pack post what their measurements are in the rear from center hub to bottom of fender flare? Thanks
     
  7. Nov 3, 2014 at 11:57 AM
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    your truck does not look like it is sitting at 6" it looks more like 8" in the front ? What is your front measurement ?

    Edit - Hduece22 you need to add 6" to your current front measurement and then do the math for the rear end...make sense ? Unless you are goi to pre load your new CO's to go higher that 6"
     
  8. Nov 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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    I was thinking the same thing. His trucks looks to be a good bit higher than 6" in the front.
     
  9. Nov 3, 2014 at 12:05 PM
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    My preference is to roll with no preload up front. These guys that have the Alcan 6" packs have to be cranking the front up to get it level is the only thing I can come up with.
     
  10. Nov 3, 2014 at 12:46 PM
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    This :thumbsup:

    5" leaf pack and loose the preload, this is what I did.

    I also removed the plastic from my rear fenders this weekend and did a drive line service. Turns out I separated my carrier bearing. I ended up changing the spacing on the carrier as well and the vibs are gone or so minor I don't feel them. I won't pull the front plastic until I get a plate bumper and I will end up using spray liner to coat the inner fender.
     
  11. Nov 3, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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    Considering that stock It was 20" in the front and 22" in the back...center hub to fender....got it on level ground now and im at 28" even in back and 28 1/4" in front.....so yes I'm 8" front and 6" rear


    And it's perfect :cool:
    [​IMG]
     
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  12. Nov 3, 2014 at 5:55 PM
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    Please don't misunderstand me, I'm not saying there is anything wrong with it - my truck sits that high too :D I just want Hdeuce22 to understand what an actual 6" lift nets him vs. what he may be seeing and visually comparing too vs performance.
     
  13. Nov 3, 2014 at 6:03 PM
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    He also may not realize I'm a prerunner and don't have a 6" drop bracket lol
     
  14. Nov 3, 2014 at 6:57 PM
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    Yes,it makes sense. I think if I wan't it level I have 2 choices. Either go with the 6" leaf pack and crank up the coilovers to match or get the 4" pack and roll with no preload. I think the guys running the 6" pack have to be sitting on a couple inches of preload up front. I just wanted to make sure I was ordering the right pack to sit level is all and I wasn't sure if the 6" pack would net me an actual/true 6". I appreciate the help guys. By the way,I like both of your trucks. I hope to join the club soon! :)
     
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  15. Nov 3, 2014 at 6:58 PM
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    Thanks Matt. I actually just realized you were a Prerunner. :D
     
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    Anyone here with 18x10 or 20x10 wheels with 4.75 backspacing? Curious if I will run into issues or not. Not sure if lift brands play a part in this too but I'm planning on going with BDS.
     
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    Talk to the Hawaii group, that look is huge there
     
  18. Nov 4, 2014 at 3:11 AM
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    I ran a 18 x 10 w 4.5 bs and no issues. There is enough room between the wheel and spindle on the bds / zone kits where where a 4.75 bs will be fine.
     
  19. Nov 4, 2014 at 5:41 PM
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    Thanks a lot Born! The wheels I want are only listed in 4.75 but I spoke with the manufacturer today and they can make them with a 4.5 but will take a couple weeks longer so to be safe I think I may wait for the 4.5.
     
  20. Nov 4, 2014 at 9:27 PM
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    Really? It's more of a 20x12 or 20x14 look
     
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