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Lifting without changing shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by bigjoetacoma, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. Nov 1, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    bigjoetacoma

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    What is the biggest lift I can go on my 05 Access Cab without changing shocks and what tire size would fit after doing this? :)
     
  2. Nov 1, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Let me ask you this....what is it that makes you NOT want to change shocks?
     
  3. Nov 1, 2010 at 6:48 PM
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    I just want to go with a liitle bigger tire
     
  4. Nov 1, 2010 at 6:52 PM
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    Still..I ask, what makes you not want to change shocks.....are you worried about cost?

    You can fit a 32" tire without any lift at all, btw. If you want to fit 33's, you need a 3" lift....and the right way to do that is with new shocks...

    Front Bilstein 5100 shocks cost about the same as a spacer lift...
     
  5. Nov 1, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    3" lift. 33" tires.

    0" lift. 32" tires.
     
  6. Nov 1, 2010 at 7:40 PM
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    you can lift without changing shocks but most lifts come with the new shocks, you will limit your down travel and usually when you get new shocks they ride alot better than the stock ones
     
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