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Old 05-13-2012, 12:06 AM
CHParmley CHParmley is offline
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Question Need Help Removing Lift

I bought the truck lifted with 35's on her and man is gas killing me! What do I need to lower her back down? Or can i just remove the brackets and re-bolt? any help would be appreciated thank you!
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Old 05-13-2012, 01:09 AM
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Fill us in on what type of lift you have.
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Old 05-13-2012, 05:37 AM
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Default Re: Need Help Removing Lift

U don't really have to remove the lift, just get smaller or stock tires.
It may look funny, but will getter better gas mileage again, and u still have the choice of putting the bigger tires back on when u want or need to.

Especially if it's just a body lift, that's what I would do anyways.
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:46 AM
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Drop the tire size down to a 33 or 32 and you will probably save 3-4 mpg depending on your gears, with 3.73s you definitely will save that.
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:56 AM
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Let us know your set up. 2wd / 4wd? Coil or torsion? Body lift. Etc.

Pretty sure we can get you back to stock or make few changes to get better mileage!
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Old 05-13-2012, 09:51 AM
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Default Re: Need Help Removing Lift

Swap to 4.88 gears that will probably help a good bit.
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:19 AM
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4WD Pretty sure stock gears. Its a suspension lift I want to say 3". Here's a pic
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:25 AM
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It's a superlift 4"
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:34 AM
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haha well i feel ignorant. I haven't had much time to play around with it, and you'd be surprised how little information there is when searching
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:35 AM
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Drop back down to a 33 or 32" tire as mentioned. Or you can re-gear.

If you want to loose the lift, find someone with stock suspension, tell them to give you $500 bucks on top of it, and you guys swap suspension's. That will put you back down at stock height and put some money in your pocket.
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:35 AM
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Are u going to sell it? I call dibs lol
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:46 AM
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4WD Pretty sure stock gears. Its a suspension lift I want to say 3". Here's a pic
Whats your axle code? Theres more than one stock gears
Anything code with a 6 at the end is 3.73s
With a 7 is 4.10s and 5 is 3.55s
4 is 3.45s
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:51 AM
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Default Re: Need Help Removing Lift

I'm probably not going to sell the lift but we'll see, depends on how i like it lowered back down. I'm trying to figure out what all I'll need to do this. Do i need new shocks and god knows what else? I kinda wonder what it'll look like if i just drop the front and keep the 35's with different gears. Eventually she's going to get a v8 but that's a little ways down the road, probably after deployment.
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:57 AM
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I'm probably not going to sell the lift but we'll see, depends on how i like it lowered back down. I'm trying to figure out what all I'll need to do this. Do i need new shocks and god knows what else? I kinda wonder what it'll look like if i just drop the front and keep the 35's with different gears. Eventually she's going to get a v8 but that's a little ways down the road, probably after deployment.
That v8s gonna do worse on gas than your V6

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Old 05-13-2012, 11:00 AM
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That v8s gonna do worse on gas than your V6
I'll have the cash-olla to afford it when i get back. Checking the axle code now..

It's running 4.10's
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