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Thread: Rear shackle leveling kit
02-18-2009, 07:25 PM #1
Rear shackle leveling kit
Here is a pic of my silverado with a rear leveling kit on it. For some reason it didnt level my truck at all. I dont know what the problem is. The kit is so easy to install i know i didnt do it backwards. Any suggesions? It is a belltech kit.
Last edited by heavy chevy; 05-05-2009 at 05:57 PM.
02-18-2009, 08:04 PM #2
rear shackle kit
I havent installed rear shackles on new body style, but I know early model belltech shackles were adjustable. I went on belltech website and couldnt find kit for your truck. I know this sounds dump, but are you sure there right year or ever it there belltechs?
02-19-2009, 12:02 AM #3
I did this same mod. It doesnt level it perfect but I does bring it closer without sacrificing ride quality. Just put something heavy in the back!
I threw a bed cover on mine and it did the trick for me.
maybe a few bags of cement
P.S. Truck is looking dope bro!
Last edited by Clean04; 02-19-2009 at 12:17 AM.
2004 Silverado 4.3
Custom Painted bumper
2'' Drop Shackels on the rear
20" Veloche Verzio's
Low Rider Locking bed cover
Spray-in bed liner
02-19-2009, 01:27 AM #4
thanks! yes it is belltech and it is the right drop for my truck. It is like 8 1/2 inches in the rear and 6 inches in the front from the tire. I guess I am going to have to call belltech on this. If they are going to sell a leveling kit It should level it. I mean it was a 2 1/2 inch drop so the kit should have dropped it at least 4 inches to level it out!!! Thanks for the help i guess ill go with eibach next time.
02-27-2009, 11:41 PM #5
Why would a 2.5" drop kit lower your truck 4"? By my calculations that would be a 4" drop kit....
I have the Ground Force rear leveling kit on my 08 and it worked perfect. 2.5 and its right where I needed it.
Did you cut the pinch weld under the bed? The kit isnt sitting on that weld, holding it off is it?08 Z71 Victory Red Crew Cab
Ground Force 2" drop in rear, 22" wheels, Toyo ST Rubber, K&N Intake, Magnaflow Duals, Bully Dog Prog., Weathertech Floormats, Grillcraft Grill, Undercover Sing Case, Viair Compressor, Wolo Horns, Hellwig F&R Sway Bars, Plasmaglow LED's, PEAK backup camera, Husky Mudflaps....lots more in the works.
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