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Old 07-21-2008, 04:02 AM
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yea, i think that kind of lift combination would work just fine.
 
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Old 12-10-2008, 09:04 AM
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i agree with the people saying you should go with the full suspenion lift body lifts look strange and they just raise the center of gravity with out getting the undercarage of your truck up and out of the way. It took my 2 friends and me 14 hrs to put the full 4 inch lift on my truck but i have staight axels and leaf springs so its easy.
 
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Old 12-16-2008, 06:14 AM
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3" body lift
2.5" leveling kit
33" inch toyo open country tires
Would just be right for a 2006 silverado...
You can also adjust it to a 3" leveling kit for much better suspension...
 
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Old 03-13-2009, 11:33 PM
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yea im currently in the process of puttin one on mine right now and its is way higher! im got 33's on it right now wit tons of flex room and puttin 35's on it this summer. could probably fit 36's tightly!
 
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Originally Posted by hickjb26 View Post
hey, im new to this but i fuigured i could help you out on the whole lift thing. Im 17, good with tools and had the money, time and patience to buy a 6" rough country lift for my 98 chevy K1500. I got the rear end on in no time, just had to do a little cutting of the U bolts cuz they were so corroded and a little pounding. If you have the knowledge and tools, i would say go for the whole 6 " lift kit. There are a lot of good brands out there that will sit high, and level. I dont think a 3" suspension lift, then putting a leveling kit on it will be harder than just putting a 6 inch suspension lift on it. I almost have my 6 inch lift on and i put the 35 12.50's on the back end to see how they look and they look sexy lol. I cant wait to get the front on. if you have any questions let me know and just send me an email. but idk where you live but i live in erie paand the nuts and bolts were very hard to get off so make sure you have some PB Blaster. I love that stuff probly as much as my truck cuz without it, this lift i got probly wouldnt be on right now. good luck
im 17 too but it sounds like i dont have the money like you did and definitely not the tool skills i want a lift but i dont have the money and i dont have enough time before my tires bald out i want 35's but i will probably only be able to pay for a leveling kit what do you suggest
 
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Old 06-23-2013, 01:21 AM
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I would go with the body lift first and then consider suspension lift, a lot of the cheap aftermarket lifts tend to break other suspension components.
 
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Old 08-06-2013, 01:10 PM
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You can fit 35s on there with the body lift and torsion keys but.... your going to have to grind metal off the inside of the fender along the pinch weld I did this on my 2500 and it was tight. You are also gonna wanna go aftermarket wheels or wheel spacers becauseits gonna rub on the frame..... Performance accessories makes a good body lift kit with all the extra needed pieces I personally hate mine but its cheap and effective... gap guards help make it look better as well..... good luck any questions just ask and I will help the best I can.
 
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Old 05-12-2018, 05:33 AM
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Can only say Good Luck dude.
 
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