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    Default 4 inch strut spacer

    hey everyone i am a cnc machinist and was planning on making my own leveling kit then i thought if i made one 4 inches and then put blocks in the back i would get a little more clearance. Any thoughts on if that would be safe.

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    if u do 4 inches u will probly have problems with your front end. Your ball joints and CV shafts will be at a pretty bad angle and they will wear fast
    2001 2500HD 4x4
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    lift keys and add a leafs
    18" eagle alloys wrapped in 33x13.50 baja claws
    8000k HID
    plus quite a few other mods

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    You will also have vibration from the front drive shaft. Theres a reason the leveling kit manufactures don't make them that tall. Lift kits that tall use brackets to lower the front diff. I know this sounds funny but the newer trucks with IFS don't get lifted, they get there suspension lowered. Its all done with brackets. Also with just the 4" spacer your upper control arm will rub the front spring and strut assembly.

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    thanks guys thats what i figured just wanted to get another opinion

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