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Old 04-18-2010, 08:10 PM
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Question lower my truck..help

ok. i have 2 options.. taking my leafs and puting them under my axle...but not flipping them...or flipping my shackles. or both...any one got advice?
easiest
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somewat low
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Old 04-18-2010, 09:07 PM
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Axle flip (springs below the axle), new beams (3" front drop), lowering springs (for another 2" up front), all this together = low and sweet, without sacrificing drive-ability.
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Old 04-18-2010, 09:09 PM
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Axle flip (springs below the axle), new beams (3" front drop), lowering springs (for another 2" up front), all this together = low and sweet, without sacrificing drive-ability.
then hell be running a 5/4, wich will look goofy as shit. so either flip the shackles after that, or just get drop beams to start out with
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Old 04-19-2010, 07:07 AM
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How is that only 4" out back? It got me 5.5" on mine?
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Old 04-19-2010, 07:56 AM
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98+ the flipkits go 5+, before 98 theyre 4 for the std cabs and 5 for the extended
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Old 04-19-2010, 09:22 AM
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Flip kits are rated at 83-97 = 4" and 98+ = 5" your best options are DJM 3" Drop Beams with a DJM 4" flip kit (if you ever plan on bagging or juicing the truck you will want these beams.) Or you can go for the 2" Belltech drop coils and flip your rear hangers and shackles. You can also do a combination of the drops to get 5" in the front and then whatever in the backusually 6 or 7". Here is a link to a list of my static drop components in my vendor section IDF Static Drop Component Links If you have any questions on any specific components please feel free to email me brian@illusivefabrications.com for the fastest replys.
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Old 04-20-2010, 08:43 AM
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Default Re: lower my truck..help

yea im prtty confused..and thanks man il prollly email u soon. but guys. im not looking to go low...not doing anyhting with the front. just wana lower the back a lil for now
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Old 06-25-2010, 01:36 AM
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you can flip your hangars in the back. that'll give you 2 inches and level it out, if you dont wanna do anything to the front
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Old 06-25-2010, 02:01 AM
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you can flip your hangars in the back. that'll give you 2 inches and level it out, if you dont wanna do anything to the front
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Old 07-10-2010, 08:48 AM
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yea thanks guys. i figured i would just do that..the hangers have bin replaced. so it shouldnt be to hard
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