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Old 07-14-2013, 06:09 PM
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Default What do i need to lower my truck

I have a 98 2wd with the 3.0 and im thinking about lowering or lifting it i want sone opinions on the better way and why and which is cheaper
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Old 07-14-2013, 06:34 PM
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For lift you could get coil spacers, lift coils, spindles, for the front. The rear Add a leaf, shackles, blocks. Or a body lift.
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Old 07-14-2013, 07:53 PM
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For lower you can use djm control arms / spring setup and for the rear a flip kit will lower you 5 inches.

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Old 07-14-2013, 08:07 PM
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Where can i get a flip kit? And what does it do

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Jonathan thats a nice truck what lowering did u do? I like yours but i think i might want to go lower
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:11 PM
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Where can i get a flip kit? And what does it do

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Jonathan thats a nice truck what lowering did u do? I like yours but i think i might want to go lower
I used djm upper and lower arms, lowering springs, shocks for the front drop. For the back I got a flip kit and 1 " lowering block with a cnotch. Currently at a 4/6 drop. You can buy all the parts at djm's website. How low you wanna go?

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Old 07-14-2013, 08:25 PM
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Id love to make mine look like yours. It looks so sleek are those the stock tire size

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Did u buy new shocks for the rear to? Or just the flip and lowering block
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:32 PM
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The tires are not stock. They are p235/70/r15. And you buy shocks for front and rear. I use just standard nissan hardbody shocks for the rear and Doetsch nitro slammers for the front. If you decide you want to go lower than 5 inches in the back you will need to buy a c notch kit so you wont bottom out over bumps and stuff.

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Old 07-14-2013, 08:35 PM
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Ok is this the kit u bought and about how much did u spend for all of it
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:40 PM
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exactly what i bought! that comes with everything you will need except the shocks and the c notch (if you decide to go lower than 5') although i strongly recommend getting it with a 5" drop also.

http://djmsuspension.com/products/fkc/

With the 4/5 kit , shocks , cnotch and extra blocks i was a little over a grand
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:45 PM
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Man that will take some saving up for but its worth it if its gonna look like yours. Im thinking just to get started imma buy the drop coils and the flip kit and piece it together. In te end it will cost more but i dont like the way it is stock
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:48 PM
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Man that will take some saving up for but its worth it if its gonna look like yours. Im thinking just to get started imma buy the drop coils and the flip kit and piece it together. In te end it will cost more but i dont like the way it is stock
Thats exactly what i was gonna say. You can buy all the parts separately and buy little by little. Trust me the outcome is WORTH waiting for . If you have any questions just feel free to PM me
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:55 PM
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Ok and thanks man ill post pics when i start getting stuff put on. Where did u buy ur rear shocks? And i dont have to buy front ones yet if i only drop 2 in right?
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:10 PM
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your ride may be a bit stiff. For the rear i bought them at oreillys for 20 bucks each. Monroe mono shocks part # 3100. I would advise getting them shocks up front as well. Also when it comes to lowering your truck you will also need a special camber kit to get your truck realigned correctly.
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:15 PM
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Ok and where would i buy that lol sorry for so many questions ive only done a lift before
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:20 PM
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hey no problem man thats what the fourms are for.

here you go!

http://www.napaonline.com/Catalog/Ca...624_0161953299
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