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would i need a lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by broken taco, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. Nov 9, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    broken taco

    broken taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    would i need to put MT or LT on to get the fender flares to look good or do you think it look fine with the 2 1/2 in spacer i have in the front. and BFG mud terrains. http://www.glassworksunlimited.com/19to20topa.html
    and i want the 4.5in in front and back
     
  2. Nov 9, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    That hurt my brain trying to read....

    but how "good" something looks is completely subjective, it's up to you to decide what you want

    LT isn't a lift
    and
    if you spend $1000's of dollars to make fender flares look good, the more power to you,
    but do you need them? Do you offroad?

    other members have run fender flares with normal lifts and liked them. in the end it's alllllll up to you
     
  3. Nov 9, 2011 at 9:36 PM
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    broken taco

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    haha sorry. didn't mean to hurt your brain. but do you think it would look fine with just a 2 1/2in spacer or do you think i should get long travel or mid travel suspension to make it look good.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2011 at 9:37 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    ^^^
    I added to my post.


    Its up to you.

    but you realize "should I just go LT to make them look good" = "Should I spend $12,000+ to make them look good" right?
     
  5. Nov 9, 2011 at 9:45 PM
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    Konaborne

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    basically OP, people get the fenders after they get the suspension because they need them.

    they don't usually get the flares then the suspension to make the flares "look good"

    IMO, save your money for a better lift, then think about flares.
     
  6. Nov 9, 2011 at 9:53 PM
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  7. Nov 9, 2011 at 9:55 PM
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  8. Nov 9, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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    Hahahahahahaha. I thought the same thing the first time I read it so I just left it alone.
     
  9. Nov 9, 2011 at 11:40 PM
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    Only add them if you need them.......and it sounds like you prob won't!
     
  10. Nov 10, 2011 at 11:22 AM
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    Though LT was a lift. Speaking of LT what will having the front LTed do and not the rear
     
  11. Nov 10, 2011 at 11:27 AM
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    Calling LT a "lift" is like calling a
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    a "truck"
     
  12. Nov 10, 2011 at 11:30 AM
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    Long Travel is a suspension system not a lift. That's like saying I'm installed a SAS lift :facepalm: a lot of guys do it one at a time you just don't have full LT until the front and rear are done.
     
  13. Nov 10, 2011 at 11:31 AM
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  14. Nov 10, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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    in all seriousness op 3 inch ome kit or billies get your fenders make it look cool then 285's or something your truck will then look like you want it to and you will save about 12,000 dollars :)
     
  15. Nov 10, 2011 at 11:36 AM
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    im going to guess you tried to say this.

    Thought LT was a lift? Speaking of LT what will having the front lted do while the rear end is not long traveled.

    it does lift the truck, but people do not buy long travel for a lift. they buy it for the better suspension.

    the rear end will always limit you, so you will not be able to hit stuff as fast when doing prerunning. if you want a capable lt truck you must do the rear also.
     
  16. Nov 10, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    broken taco

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    if i get LT i will put it in the front and rear. but do YOU THINK the fenders would look good without LT.
     
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