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08-31-2009, 12:13 PM #11
x3! I would never attemp to install a lift! I would probably end up having to go to a shop afterwards anyways.Michael, 17, CA
2005 Silverado - See my garage for my mod list
08-31-2009, 11:16 PM #12
Well, got the new mount on the differential, lifted the differential, bolted it up, installed the front cross member, bolted it up, installed the spacers for where the torsion bars use to be, installed the non torsion bar drop brackets, re-installed the lower control arm, installed the skid plates, and the cross member support tube.
Did all that tonight.
Also, I have new leaf springs at the shop right now, ready for pick up tomorrow. Going to install my add a leafs and then put them on my truck to give the rear a better ride. All i need to do now is hook up the front axles with the spacers, install front and rear shocks, install the add a leafs and then install the leaf springs, put the knuckles back on, hook up all the ball joints and brake lines. Those aren't in order just remembering stuff when i think of it.
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08-31-2009, 11:23 PM #13
Cant wait to see pics...
Bobby - North Carolina
2008 4x4 5.3L V8
6" Suspension Lift and 1.5" Body Lift
20x9 Ballistic Jesters w/35" Toyo Open Country MT's & 1.5" rear wheel spacers
4:56 Yukon Gears
Hypertech Speedometer Calibrator
Baja style bed mount spare tire carrier
Flowmaster 40 series dual exhaust
Recon Smoked LED tails/3rd brake lights/black projectors w/switchback LED's in the corners
N-Fab Nerf Steps
No Fear Pedals
Tint, Line-X bedliner, Window visors, Rear wheel well liners
Painted front grill, bow ties and door badges, de-"lettered" tailgate
Powder coated front and rear bumpers
08-31-2009, 11:24 PM #14
me either! Post em up as soon as you get finished!
09-01-2009, 05:16 PM #15
Probably going to be done tonight, i bought new leaf springs, now i have $4 in my bank account! haha shoot, a week without any money. uh oh haha and my paycheck is only going to be from two days, $300 lol
09-02-2009, 08:35 PM #16
09-02-2009, 08:39 PM #17
You done yet?? jk, take your time and get it correct the first time
09-02-2009, 09:55 PM #18
Stupid torsion bars! I don't know how to load them without almost ripping out my ball joints... I'm 98% done, just need to load my torsion bars and put my new leaf springs in. Then i'm all done. Tomorrow will be my last day, it better be.... I just want to drive my truck now.
I do not know how i am going to load my torsion bars without pushing my control arms into the ground.and ripping out my ball joints. Anyone have any idea's? I put so much pressure on them and yet there still wasn't room. When i put the torsion keys in, they're either going to hit the top of the cross member, or it's just below the cross member, and i can't put enough tension on it to bring it up to where it was, should i put my tires on first then load it? i don't know how I'm going to do it.
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