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Great link for understanding different lift types

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by pollock21, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. Jan 4, 2011 at 4:54 PM
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    pollock21

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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    FWIW most people on here would not recommend getting any of the types of front lifts they illustrate on that page.

    It is a good illustration of the different types of spacer kits though, and the differences between them.
     
  3. Jan 5, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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    I just replied in the comment section. It's awaiting moderation.
     
  4. Jan 5, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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    What did you say? Don't leave us in suspense Ben.
     
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    I asked why he would suggest wheel balancing when the wheels were not changed. I also suggested he look at the drive line with either/or/both carrier bearing drop and axle shims.

    I was going to tear some other stuff up but figured I would wait to even see if it was added. Seems that all posts are moderated before going public.
     
  6. Jan 5, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    I wasn't saying I agreed with everything, I just thought it was a good breakdown of the different lift types with visuals that would help some of the new guys.

    I'm rolling the dice with mine. I'm going to do the front spacer to level mine. I can install myself and they're relatively cheap. I'm going with the model that goes above the strut and I'm going to install a larger bump stop to prevent the possible shock travel issues.

    I know billies would be better. But I won't be offroading, my truck is a daily driver, and all I'm trying to accomplish is leveling my front end with the rear. The spacer will meet my needs. It might not be right for others, but for my needs it should suffice. If I don't like the ride or I have any problems, I'll pull them and go to the billies. Normally I'd do what most say are right the first time, but I have lots of friends and family that have run this type of spacer for everyday truck use and they've never had a problem. My neighbor has had a set on his titan for 50k+ miles and no problems. I do understand that if I do get the itch to get into some offroading, that I need to re-do everything. But when that time comes, my truck will be all but paid off and it'll be a 3" lift with no budget limitations.
     
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