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  1. #1

    Default Cheapest way to lift

    Wondering what the cheapest way to add a little bit of lift (2-4 in.). Just want my truck to look a little bigger.

    2003 Silverado Ext Cab LS

    Thanks

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  3. #3

    Default Level

    Level it! Get a leveling kit. Thats the cheapest

    '04 Chevy 1500 Ext. Cab 4x4
    265/75-16 Sport King A/T

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    Leveling kit...any more than that put it in the bank and save.

    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
    K&N CAI
    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

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    X3 for the leveling kit, should give you around 3"

    Last edited by adampaul1964; 03-05-2010 at 06:57 AM.
    Adam


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    can someone send me a link of a product they used or a recommended product for leveling my truck?

    thanks


    also going to be adding some procom tires... anyone like those?

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    Default idk

    from what i've red not too many people like the procomps. but idk
    And check out roughcountry.com

    '04 Chevy 1500 Ext. Cab 4x4
    265/75-16 Sport King A/T

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    For leveling kit, go with the rough country kit. You can get a full leveling kit for $189 with shocks, keys, and an add a leaf in the back, i recommend that! Well, for my 2002 it was. I don't know about yours for sure.
    www.youtube.com/ippielb
    2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 z71 1985 Chevrolet Silverado k10 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500hd 6.6l LLY Duramax
    6.5" BDS Suspension Lift Edelbrock Carb & Polished Intake Manifold & Valve Covers NAPC Race Transmission & NAPC Built Transfer Case
    EFI Live Comp Cam and Valvetrain Snow Performance Methanol Injection
    35" Toyo Open Country Mud Terrain on 18" Ion Alloy 179's Headman Long Tube Headers and True Dual Exhaust FASS 150gph Titanium Series Pump
    AirAid Cold Air Intake with K&N Dry Filter & AirAid PowerAid Throttle Body Spacer 2" Suspension Lift 33x12.50r15 Tires EFI Live & AFE Stage 2 Intake
    Pacesetter Long Tube Headers with Cats Gone True Dual Exhaust FlowPro 3.73 Gears Yukon Grizzly Locker with Mag-Hytec Cover & Traction Bars
    NGK Iridium Tips & MSD Ignition Plug Wires Baja Spare Tire Holder 33x13.5 Hankook rt03 18" XD Rims
    Innovate LC-1 Wideband o2 Sensor x2 HID's all around LED taillights and 3rd brake light
    BDS Dual Steering Stabilizers Pioneer Double-DIN Touchscreen Navigation with Two 10" Subs under rear seat
    Electric Fan Autometer Pressure, Boost, and Pyro Gauges
    4.56 Gears Airlift Air Bag Suspension

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    I recommend the Pro Comp torsion keys just because that's what I used, although I don't think there is any difference in the many brands that are available. I see your truck is the same generation as mine and it is a Z71 so I would expect your results to be similar to mine. The reason that some people don't get as much lift is due to the many different spring rates of the torsion bars that Chevy used. I used blocks for the rear because add-a-leaves stiffen the ride too much and my truck is a "family" vehicle.
    Adam


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    Quote Originally Posted by ippielb View Post
    For leveling kit, go with the rough country kit. You can get a full leveling kit for $189 with shocks, keys, and an add a leaf in the back, i recommend that! Well, for my 2002 it was. I don't know about yours for sure.
    I would say do this as well.

    And stay away from ProComp tires. They suck!!!

    Look into the Cooper Discoverer STT tire. cheaper than most mud terrains and are a great tire.
    PETE
    95 GMC Sierra 2500
    3" Body Lift, 33" Goodyear MTR's
    5.7L 350 TBI Edelbrock SDT Exhaust, Flowtech Headers, K&N Intake
    Sold :(
    1999 Jeep Cherokee, 3" Rustys lift, 33" BFG MT's, locked, armored: Rolled :(
    2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. K&N Intake, Custom Kolak Exhaust


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