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07-25-2013, 11:39 AM #11
Not to totally get off topic or anything, but chevyboy2009 is your truck 59U? I have been searching for a silver birtch 1500 that has a color matched grill from the factory.
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07-25-2013, 12:41 PM #12
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Z71 Crew Cab "All-Star Edition"
Line-X'd Custom Brush Guard(Heavy Duty)
5.3L Flex Fuel
275/65R18 Toyo Open Country AT2's
2" Rough Country Leveling Kit(want to get the 2.5 RC kit)
EGR In-Channel Vent Visors
Exterior PLUS Package
Interior PLUS Package
K&N Drop-In Air Filter
Cat-Back Dual Exhaust
Diablo Sport Predator(AFM Disabled)
Next Planned Mods
Blacked out Tail Lights
07-25-2013, 12:59 PM #13
Thanks! I will be ordering it IF it is the same color. wonder if they changed colors slightly?
07-25-2013, 01:26 PM #14
From 2008 to 2009?...i doubt it,but what do i know tho
07-25-2013, 01:43 PM #15
07-25-2013, 02:33 PM #16
I look at it this way, someone that knows a heck of a lot more about suspension geometry than you or I do designed the truck. I don't think a $65 kit is going to maintain 100% proper suspension geometry.
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I guess a better solution is to find a dude with a laptop and an OBD-II cable to go in and start changing settings in the ECU.
People can put whatever they want on their trucks, I was just expressing my opinion. Remember @kgauk did ask for opinions and I gave it to him. If my opinion offends you, then you are 100% free to ignore it.
2013 Silverado LTZ White Diamond Crew Cab
Advent OGM1 Navigation
Husky Liners GearBox Underseat Storage
EGR Rail Caps
K&N Air Filter
Flowsound 40 Muffler
Hypertech Max Energy Tune (only top end limiter removed and AFM disabled)
Chrome Tailgate Handle Cover
TonnoPro HF-155 Tonneau Cover
WeatherTech Front and Rear Splash Guards
Husky Liners X-Act Contour Floor Liners
WeatherTech Side Window Deflectors
07-25-2013, 02:42 PM #17
For someone that is so against modifying the suspension of a truck but has a "canned" tune is quite comical.
I promise you that my lifted truck with level kit rides a heck of a lot better than your stock hight truck. I would only assume that you have never owned a leveled/lifted vehicle so you are only speculating on the premature wear of BJ's and tires. With a good alignment there will be no unusual tread wear and as long as you keep your angles in check I would be able to rest easy at night know that my BJ's will wear out at 150k miles rather than 175K.
Oh and by the way....you dont have to "off road" your truck to justify a lift kit. All that matters is chicks dig it!
07-25-2013, 02:58 PM #18
07-25-2013, 03:25 PM #19
Come on out to north cacalacky and I will make you a believer.
07-25-2013, 06:07 PM #20
My truck rides amazing after my leveling kit install!...ive got quite abit of looks after i put it on also...i dont think id ever put a tune on my gas truck,my last truck was a dmax and heck ya i had one on there!...ya its your opinion about a lift/leveling but dont EVER tell me i dont care about my truck just because i put a leveling kit on it
I actually use my truck for what a truck is used for...but i dont beat the hell out of it. I pull my camper,take the boat to the lake,throw dead deer in the back with blood pouring out the bed of truck.I like it leveled so i can do more stuff with it...like "bigger" drifts that you need to go thru,take it thru fields,go arcoss creeks,etc.My last truck had a full RC leveling kit on it for 30k or so,no uneven worn tires,no issues,etc.Going past 2.5" is whats going to start messing stuff up.But then again
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