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    How much lift is to much lift

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    I'm just looking tp see what others like I just want a 2" leveling kit

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    I say it depends on what else you plan on doing. If you put on a 6" lift and do nothing else. It will look silly and out of sink. I would like to go 4" but as of right now I have a 2.5 leveling. I have no rake what so ever. I like the that fine for now.
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    The leveling kit was all I did on mine, it was all I wanted on this truck, I have gone big before, but dont want that anymore. I do still drool over a good lift and respect what they did to get it there.
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    With your truck, crank the torsion bars up a little. Then add a bock out back to level.

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    Quote Originally Posted by erickirby12 View Post
    How much lift is to much lift
    This is setup like a Jeff Foxworthy redneck joke.

    If you're able to look straight into a 2nd floor Window ... from your pickup truck ... You might have too much lift.

    If your local airport tells you that your truck is a hazard to low flying aircraft. ... You might have too much lift.

    If astronauts orbiting the earth can see your truck with the naked eye ... You might have too much lift.

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    I guess it all comes down to what everyone wants in a lift my buddy got a leveling kit and he is fine with it another friend is sitting at a four inch lift and thinks its perfect my bro is at 7.5 and im about to move up to 9 on mine if I don't have it sold before the snow melts

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