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11-04-2010, 06:14 PM #1
2010 4wd 1500 Silverado Leveling Suspension
I have been looking around for a leveling kit, I found alot of different one's on the market. Has anyone used Rough Country 2" Leveling kit? can you recommed me one for a good price.
Thank's Runnerboy23...... ohh my truck is a 2010 silverado ext cab long bed
11-04-2010, 06:28 PM #2
there is different ways of leveling your truck, the newest crave is the bilstein 5100 leveling shock kit. I have no expierence from them but just throwing it our there. There are also kits that will raise just the front end or both the front and rear. I have the 2.5" Truxx leveling kit, had it on for about two years and no problems as of yet. How much are you looking to spend?
11-04-2010, 08:08 PM #3
I have the BILSTEIN 5100 levelling shocks on my truck and the 5100 matching rear shocks,check out my pics in my album.The front came up a full 2" and i have to say that i love the way my truck handles now.The shocks take the brunt of the bumps in the road now instead of the springs.My shocks also carry a lifetime warranty.[/SIGPIC]2009 Chevy Silverado LT 1500 EXT CAB 4X4 Vortec 4.8L SFI,K&N air filter,Weathertech Floor Liners ,Weathertech Stone/Bug Deflector, Line X Spray On Bedliner, TruXport Rollup Tonneau Cover, Molded Mudguards, Viper 5701 LE 2 way Security Alarm/Remote Starter, Xm Satelite Radio,BILSTEIN 5100 rear shocks,BILSTEIN 5100 front levelling shocks,READYLIFT 2" rear lift blocks,Goodyear Wrangler Territorys -265/70R 17"
11-10-2010, 09:46 AM #4
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I have the Rough Country 2" kit on my 07 Z71 and it's a pretty straight forward install, no special tools needed. I got 2 1/8" increase in height of the front wheel well and it rides great, even better after getting an alignment. I ordered direct from roughcountry.com.07 Silverado Crew Cab LTZ Z71
11-10-2010, 10:13 AM #5
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whatever you do, looking at all the pics on this site, levelling is the way to go----there is lots of reading and info around here, but lots of mention of the Bilsteins---that is how I eventually want to go to bring my front end up 2-2.5 inches, du to the fact that my rear has a trailer package which is about 1" higher than normal---anyway, good luck, and good reading.
11-12-2010, 10:18 AM #6
11-12-2010, 11:15 AM #7
Be sure to post pics, if you can. I'm sure it will look great.2002 Chevy 1500 Ex-cab Z71: 5.3L, auto 4, shorties, hi-flow cats, true dual 2.5" straight pipes, AirAid intake, TBS, Platinum plugs, 8.5mm wires, programmer, 3in w/ 33s, also has the composite bed
2010 GMC 1500 Crew Cab Z71 w/ All Terrain package: 5.3L, auto 6, 2" Zone leveling kit, AirAid Jr. Intake Kit
11-12-2010, 05:53 PM #8
Good luck with the install! and YES post pics when your done.
12-08-2010, 06:24 PM #9
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- St. Augustine, Fl
Thanks for the post. I'll probably end up getting the rough country kit as well. It seems to be an inexpensive and durable solution.
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