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    Default Does leveling your truck make the ride stiffer?

    I am looking to get a leveling kit for my 2008 1500 Texas Edition i was just wondering if the rid gets stiff??

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    No on the newer 1500 strut suspension if you do a kit that just puts a spacer on the top or bottom of the strut the ride will stay the same.

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    yep, what woodster said. I just did the readylift 2.25" level kit and it didnt change the ride a bit.
    2008 Silverado Crew Cab 2WD
    2.25" leveling kit
    20x9 0mm offset MB 72s
    305/50/20 Nitto Terra Grapplers
    Line-X color matched Spray in bedliner

    2001 Camaro Z28
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    Quote Originally Posted by bpaulk View Post
    yep, what woodster said. I just did the readylift 2.25" level kit and it didnt change the ride a bit.
    X2 My readylift did not change the ride quality at all.

    ________2013 4C Rated__________


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    same here on my 09. its as smooth as a babys butt

    09 chevy z71 with leveling kit

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    Thanks yall. So the best bet is to go with the readylift or daystar?

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    Definitaly readylift.
    1995 Silverado,Z71, 3-inch lift,2-inch leveling kit, SkyJacker Suspension, short ram-air intake, throttle body spacer, MSD ignition coil, straight pipes

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    Readylift!

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    what about combining the leveling kit with the rear block kits ? I want to run larger tires, but not sure I want the 6 " lift to get 35's under. anyone have experience with the leveling kit and the rear block kit ? I would also like to see if anyone has pics of this set up. I was thinking of putting on 275-70-r18 BFG's but wondered how that would look with the rear blocks spacing it out more to get the rake for braking and towing applications.

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    I know that Truxxx and Rough Country both have kits that include a rear block set up, but these kits are going to be designed to make the truck sit level, if it was me I'd go with the front spacer and maybe an add a leaf in the rear, it will give you 2" of lift and stiffen the rear end up for your towing set up.

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