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Old 11-13-2011, 10:27 AM   #1
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so for next summer i want to do something to the truck, i do about .05% muddin haha and spent about 10% of my time off road but i like the look. what i wanna do is a few things. i wanna level but was told by the stealership`if i use the coil spacer they will void suspension warranty. so heres my plan,

1.Bilstien Level shocks
2.Bushwacker pocket Flares
3.1.25" Wheel Spacers( for the look of a wider stance)
4.275/65/20 or 295/60/20 nitto terra grapplers (both about 34")

like i said i dont do alot of off roading , im just goin for a more agressive look and i think this will give me it. if anyone has any of this done let me know or post some pics im open to suggestion and opinions but dont go hatein'. i was gonna opt for a lowering kit but i like the height in the winter and for when i do go offroad.

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Old 11-13-2011, 10:27 AM   #2
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so for next summer i want to do something to the truck, i do about .05% muddin haha and spent about 10% of my time off road but i like the look. what i wanna do is a few things. i wanna level but was told by the stealership`if i use the coil spacer they will void suspension warranty. so heres my plan,

1.Bilstien Level shocks
2.Bushwacker pocket Flares
3.1.25" Wheel Spacers( for the look of a wider stance)
4.275/65/20 or 295/60/20 nitto terra grapplers (both about 34")

like i said i dont do alot of off roading , im just goin for a more agressive look and i think this will give me it. if anyone has any of this done let me know or post some pics im open to suggestion and opinions but dont go hatein'. i was gonna opt for a lowering kit but i like the height in the winter and for when i do go offroad.
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Old 11-13-2011, 09:47 PM   #3
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Good call on #1 and #2. Not so much on #3. I'd avoid wheel spacers. If you want to go wider, drop down to 17 x 9 wheels on 4.5" backspacing and put on 295/70R17 or 305/70R17 Nittos.
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Old 11-14-2011, 02:00 AM   #4
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i was hopein to stick with the stock 20's to save some coin, was thinkin of getting em painted eventually. buddy of mine has the 1.25" spacers on his and its just enough to notice and i liked it, so thats where that idea came from.....iv read good things about the billstiens, after install will i need the front aligned? they say u dont with the coil spacer but you do. hopefully they can soften up the ride on my stubby truck haha
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Old 11-15-2011, 06:52 AM   #5
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Newfie, You probably never saw a spacer break. I have & it's not a pretty sight.

Think of it as falling off the truck at ?? mph

Do as Freeze suggested. It may cost a little more. What is your life worth?

Just my 2 cents.
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Old 11-15-2011, 04:27 PM   #6
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ill take that into account thanks
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Old 11-19-2011, 07:39 AM   #7
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spacers are bad/// mmmk. I agree with Freeze
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don't go with spacers, Brad. they may last for awhile, but if they ever break, it will cost you a lot more than you saved.
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:30 PM   #9
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Old 11-25-2011, 04:43 PM   #10
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ok so i can say the wheel spacers are out
im thinkin maybe the bilstiens maxed out 2.8" i think and a 1 in spacer in the rear still a little rake but nowhere near as bad im about 2 5/8" of rake as of now
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