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01-17-2010, 09:00 AM #1
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Lifting 07 Silverado; Advice
I've been lookin into lifting my 2007 Silverado 1500 4x4 Crew cab. 5.3L. I'm not lookign or anything Radical. I def know i do not want to have to Re Gear. I'm looking @ running a 5inch Rough Country on 33's on my stock 20inch rim. I'm trying to keep as close to the stock ride as I can.
Does anyone have any advice on how big to go without having to change differentials. I want to make sure I do it right becasue 3 or 4 years down the road I do not want to see drivetrain going out beacsue of a halfa** installed lift kit.
Does Rough country have a good name behind them? They also make a 7.5" lift for my truck which i could run 35's on my stock 20inch rim, but If i go with 35's i have a feeling my 3.73's will go to crap.
Would anyone recommend another brand name lift kit? or even going with a 4 or just go with the classic 6" lift.
ANY ADVICE OR EXPERIENCES ANYONE HAS HAD IS GREATLY APPRECIATED
01-17-2010, 06:20 PM #2
Not sure about Rough Country, but you should be good with 3.73's and 33 inch tires. I had 3.73's and went with 35 inch tires and I ended up re-gearing to 4.56.
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
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Flowmaster 40 series dual exhaust
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N-Fab Nerf Steps
No Fear Pedals
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01-17-2010, 09:16 PM #3
01-17-2010, 09:19 PM #4
Not sure about the gears and such but I have had 2 Rough Country lifts and have installed a few on some friends trucks. They are a good lift kit for the money-no complaints.1997 Chevy K3500
4x4 X-Cab Dually
454 Dual Exhaust
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