The Stupid Lift Questions Thread

Discussion in 'Stock Suspension + Bolt On Kits' started by Mike, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. Mike

    Mike Administrator Deluxe Staff Member

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    Post here if you have a simple question. This will help keep track of common info and reduce clutter.
     
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    970tahoe OBS Enthusiast

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    Can we run ford keys on OBS?
     
  3. squeaky3

    squeaky3 I'm Awesome

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    yes but many people will advise against them as you can get almost as much lift out of the stock keys instead of replacing them
     
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    silverado_06 Resident Canuck.

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    you can crank to the bump stops on an obs. so they wouldn't make a difference.
     
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    99z28monster I'm Awesome

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    What is required to safely run 33s on a k1500? I want to make sure that the cv angles are still good and that I am not wearing out parts faster than I should be. Also is there a kit that would allow me to go from 33s to 35s with out having to install a bigger lift? such as will a 4 inch look fine with 33s and not look stuffed with 35s? I dont want to go huge with my truck but I like a little bit of ground clearance. I will use it as my DD and for getting out into the woods for hunting. A huge truck makes both of those difficult.
     
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    970tahoe OBS Enthusiast

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    where am I going to see these bolts....I crawled under there and couldn't see
     
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    squeaky3 I'm Awesome

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    cranking the t-bars will allow you to fits 33's and possibly 35s with some rubbing and trimming depending on your truck

    adding a 3" body lift would be the easiest way to fit both 33 and 35" tires

    i have seen body lifted trucks with both of those sizes and most look good
     
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    99z28monster I'm Awesome

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    So it has been suggested to me that the rcx kit is a quality kit and for 1000 dollars doesn't seem to bad as far as the price. Thinking I can get that and some 35s and run them with 4.10s and still be safe as for daily driving. I am kinda nervous about body lifts I don't want it to affect any of the driveline?
     
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    squeaky3 I'm Awesome

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    ok then yes the rcx kit is a good kit for the price...there are plenty of people who have it and dont have much bad to say about it except its not a full drop kit so it doesnt get the full height like say the cepek does

    i was just suggesting the body lift since you said you didnt want to much lift to fit 33s or 35s
     
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    JohnnyRingo Shut your Butt

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    for 33s crank a little and trim a little your front end will be fine and it will look good. another option run a bl and fully decrank that way you front end is in super good condition, and with a bl you can easily clear 35s. remember that the way to clear bigger tires is all in the wheels. you can fit 35s on just a little crank and trim on stock wheels. as for the rcx it is a fantastic kit. it is the easiest to install and rcx gives the best customer support out of all obs lift brands. get the rcx and some 35s and you will be full of win.
     

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