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Old 02-08-2017, 12:18 PM
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Your truck looks great! Definitely get a proper block, and I'd go with coilovers. Even if you go with Rancho Quicklifts you'll feel a drastic difference. I haven't tried Fox or BOSS coilovers, but I do have the BOSS rear shocks on my '16 and they're awesome. Coilovers will improve handling quite a bit, I think you'll be surprised.
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Old 02-08-2017, 12:30 PM
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Thank you! The blocks are on my too do list. Probably going to order those and some Fox 2.0 shocks for the back here in the next couple days. I need that piece of mind knowing that my blocks aren't going to break out from under me.

I'm leaning towards the Fox 2.0 coilovers for the front just to keep everything consistent, and I've heard nothing but good things about them. All it takes is money though! ha
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Old 02-08-2017, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Akozak11 View Post
Thank you! The blocks are on my too do list. Probably going to order those and some Fox 2.0 shocks for the back here in the next couple days. I need that piece of mind knowing that my blocks aren't going to break out from under me.

I'm leaning towards the Fox 2.0 coilovers for the front just to keep everything consistent, and I've heard nothing but good things about them. All it takes is money though! ha
Yeah definitely do blocks first. Haha

Fox is a very good option. That's actually what I had on order when I found out they were (at the time) on 2 month back order. Managed to work a deal out for the BOSS rears that I was happy with and got them 3 days later.

Yeahhhhhh that pesky stuff they call money. Lol. That's the sole reason I haven't swapped the front struts on here. Plus I was debating level vs lift, but I think I'm just doing a level. Then I'm going to try buying a house here in the next upcoming months so no money for major mods. Lol
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Old 02-09-2017, 03:22 PM
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I got around to weighing the stock wheel/tire setup and they came right in at 74.7 lbs per corner, with the wheel being 35.7 lbs and the tire being 39 lbs. So overall i'm looking at a 17.2 lb. difference per corner or a total weight difference of 68.8 lbs.

I haven't been able to accurately gauge how it has effected my fuel economy as every time I commute to work, I either have a head wind or tail wind. One thing is for sure, the deceleration happens much quicker when I let off of the gas from the added rolling resistance.

As I expected, the height of the truck itself increased right around the 3/4" mark. With the front measuring 40" tall at the top of the wheel well arch and the rear measures 41 1/2" tall at the top of the wheel well arch.

No rubbing whatsoever at full lock going forward or backward without any trimming.

I did just order some Fox 2.0 shocks with the rooster shields, and a Readylift 3" block kit to button up the rear end suspension. For the two shocks, rooster shields, and blocks I was able to get them through Amazon for $390. Pretty good deal in my opinion.

These will most likely be going on Feb. 17/18 along with a full brake overhaul with the Powerstop Tow/Haul kit... Weather permitting.

And in an attempt to try and split the work up, I am going to try and hold off on ordering the Fox 2.0 coilovers until i get the rear suspension/brakes installed. Stayed tuned... Thanks!
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Any updates? I like your taste in parts!
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Great looking truck and choice on upgrades!
I'm really digging the cowl hood. Do you know if it's Fibreglass or metal? Any chance there is a brand stamp or something underneath?
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