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Old 05-17-2011, 08:46 PM
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To be honest if I had the cash I would haha, as long as you have a good jack and stands, I should or can get everything else needed for the install, I just dont have a good jack or stands...and if I got the lift right now it would look really weird with the stock tires! cause I would not be able to afford new rims and tires and the two lifts HAHA
hahahaha! i reallly want a spindle lift
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:52 PM
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I just asked the wife if I could use the CC to buy two spindle lifts and my rims and tires, and she said "You do effing know we have a kid on the way in less than two months?!?!" then turns and walks away...so I going with that was a big NO hah!
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Old 05-17-2011, 09:18 PM
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Pat, you didnt have to grind anything to restore your turning radius like your supposed to do with the fabtech ones, did you? Also , how long it take?
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Old 05-17-2011, 09:58 PM
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the turning radius does not change (right...?) cept w bigger tires

but he didnt get biggger ones....at least not yet

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I just asked the wife if I could use the CC to buy two spindle lifts and my rims and tires, and she said "You do effing know we have a kid on the way in less than two months?!?!" then turns and walks away...so I going with that was a big NO hah!
LMAO!!! pregnant womna, no reasoning with them
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LMAO!!! pregnant womna, no reasoning with them
Reasoning...good luck with that and its not even reasoning its her way or the GTFO way...well atleast right now she is 30 weeks, so in 45 to 60 days I will have my second child and if they are right its a baby girl...
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Reasoning...good luck with that and its not even reasoning its her way or the GTFO way...well atleast right now she is 30 weeks, so in 45 to 60 days I will have my second child and if they are right its a baby girl...
congrats man thats so cool. Pmming u now
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Old 05-17-2011, 10:23 PM
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You Did a write up on how you dispose of your trash? Lol.
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Old 05-18-2011, 08:12 AM
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Pat, you didnt have to grind anything to restore your turning radius like your supposed to do with the fabtech ones, did you? Also , how long it take?
im guna have to edit that later when i go to do it cus part of the a-arm i think its called hits the brake making my turning radius suck ass i cant even make a u-turn with 2 lanes to turn in i had to drive into the ditch and grass or go in reverse ha. ill get to it and let everyone know when i do it
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Old 05-18-2011, 08:28 AM
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Old 05-18-2011, 09:12 AM
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im guna have to edit that later when i go to do it cus part of the a-arm i think its called hits the brake making my turning radius suck ass i cant even make a u-turn with 2 lanes to turn in i had to drive into the ditch and grass or go in reverse ha. ill get to it and let everyone know when i do it


i was gunna say that was my friend but then i remembered i was in flip flops to haha
what part do you have to grind? cause if i remember right its the brake stop. without that brake stop at least from what i heard at full lock you lose your brakes.. not sure if thats true but ill look around and find the missing link cause you have to grind part of the lower A arm too i think.
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Old 05-18-2011, 10:03 AM
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what part do you have to grind? cause if i remember right its the brake stop. without that brake stop at least from what i heard at full lock you lose your brakes.. not sure if thats true but ill look around and find the missing link cause you have to grind part of the lower A arm too i think.
well when i turn it only goes so far but my steering wheel can go farther which makes the power steering pump scream so im thinkin the tie rod end is trying to push it but just cant cus the brake is hitting and stopping me from turning more. my friend has the Doetsch spindles and hes gunna tell me what i need to cut and ill let everyone know. ill try to get to it tomorrow if i have time or will just be this weekend. i havent noticed anything with my brakes tho except my brake line seems to be a tad tighter than i thought it would be but braking seems to be fine its just the turning stops me
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Old 05-21-2011, 09:30 AM
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Pat, you didnt have to grind anything to restore your turning radius like your supposed to do with the fabtech ones, did you? Also , how long it take?

I have the 6" Doetsch suspension lift and I did the lower control arm grinding. Went to Wal-Mart and bought a cheap grinder and some metal discs and took me about 10 minutes per side. Also added some small notches in the control arm to improve the turning radius. Nothing major but being able to pull a u-turn in my truck is so damn nice.
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Old 05-23-2011, 08:11 PM
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Should take about an hour per side to complete the swap?
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Old 05-24-2011, 06:42 AM
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more like 2 hours per side if you have all the tools and nothing goes wrong. just little thiings can slow you down
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Old 06-04-2011, 10:33 AM
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Important: Just trimmed the a-frame and spindle a little and ill drive around and see how much turning radius i got back, ill put pics up later if i trimmed enuff off
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