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need advice on 2.5 in front / 1.5 in rear lift/level kit

 
Old 06-16-2014, 12:26 AM
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ok fellas, im torn between a 2.5 in front / 1.5 in rear lift/level kit and a straight up 4 inch lift kit. my main concern is will the lift/level kit ACTUALLY level my truck? im reading on the companies sites that they will, but the wheels in my head get going and it doesn't make sense that it will be leveled. does anyone with the lift/level have pictures (before/after) they could post for me? reason im leaning towards the lift/level is my wife is pretty petite and im not trying to **** her off everytime we go somewhere in the truck. thanks fellas in advance!
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just a side note, my truck is a 2011 screw 4x4
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Your truck already has a 1.25" block in the rear, worth changing out for 1/4"?

I do 2" on 4X4s and keep rear stock and it's damn near perfect!

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here's my '06 before and after the 2.5" level and new wheels. since your's is 2011 the truck overall would sit a little taller
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The level will indeed level your truck. From personal experience however, Id vote to avoid the spacer route, and go with some bilstien 5100's, King coil overs, or Fox coil overs. That way you still maintain fantastic ride quality, but achieve a level.
The spacers look good, but you loose a lot in the suspension performance and handling.
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I got bilstiens and relaced oem block for a 3inch.
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Before and after. 1 inch taller tires. Heres another pic. Stay away from spacers...
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A suspension lift will cause a lot less stress on your front end then a level. I wish I had have done a suspension lift, I spent the difference in price on front end components alone. Plus a 4 inch lift will level your truck too.
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awesome, thanks for the advice and pictures! ive been reading that spacers for the front aren't good, i currently have a 2 inch spacer level on my truck and it hasn't changed the ride one bit. Any taller than that i don't trust the spacers for the reason yall have stated.
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Heres my truck with 2.5 in the front and 35/12.50 Open Country and nothing in the rear.
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