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Old 08-11-2014, 12:48 AM   #41
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Lol. I'm not a "mechanic" but this is something I can do. Autos/trucks are a hobby for me not a job. The only way I wouldn't attempt this is if I didnt have access to a lift. I've read installs for the rough country and procomp. What I wanted was info on maybe one involving the least amount of cutting. Or if one was better than the other due to installation procedures. Unless you've done a lift before it'd be stupid not to read the instructions.
A lift kit with the least amount of cutting is mcgaughys 6.5" lift, typical cutting of driver side crossmember bracket and one 9/16" hole to drill and absolutely no cutting/trimming of the front differential. This is your #1 kit if you want the smoothest install. CNC cut heavy steel parts with cnc welds which are flawless but like I said if your not a mechanic or this is your first lift install and dead set on installing then grab a buddy and 2 free days off
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Ok so what are you recommending?

What can you afford? I didn't read the entire responses to the thread, so forgive me if this has been asked and answered already. What are your reasons for the lift(offroading, a pavement queen, etc. etc)?
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What can you afford? I didn't read the entire responses to the thread, so forgive me if this has been asked and answered already. What are your reasons for the lift(offroading, a pavement queen, etc. etc)?
Everyone's truck is a pavement queen or king as I like to say unless you live in a 3rd world country
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Everyone's truck is a pavement queen or king as I like to say unless you live in a 3rd world country
Lol!! Never thought of it that way, but I guess you right. Mine's seen its fair share of mud, and I'm Still not scared to get it dirty, but day to day, she's a pavement princess with a good shine and clean wheels and shined tires.
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as I like to say unless you live in a 3rd world country

I do, its called Illinois lol
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Pavement King with some beach time. I'm not out to tear up the truck.
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What can you afford? I didn't read the entire responses to the thread, so forgive me if this has been asked and answered already. What are your reasons for the lift(offroading, a pavement queen, etc. etc)?
I can afford any of them. That doesn't mean I want to blow my money.
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A lift kit with the least amount of cutting is mcgaughys 6.5" lift, typical cutting of driver side crossmember bracket and one 9/16" hole to drill and absolutely no cutting/trimming of the front differential. This is your #1 kit if you want the smoothest install. CNC cut heavy steel parts with cnc welds which are flawless but like I said if your not a mechanic or this is your first lift install and dead set on installing then grab a buddy and 2 free days off
Thank you. This is info I'm looking for. If it's easier/better I don't mind paying more. Btw there will be a "mechanic" helping as well as another person. We will have 3 people helping at some point. I have the lift for 1.5 days.

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Thank you. This is info I'm looking for. If it's easier/better I don't mind paying more. Btw there will be a "mechanic" helping as well as another person. We will have 3 people helping at some point. I have the lift for 1.5 days.
No problem. It's a fun process the best part is gonna be when you sit the truck down and look at your creation it will be epic lol
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I can afford any of them. That doesn't mean I want to blow my money.

Then you obviously can't if you're worried about blowing money.
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