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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigbomber View Post
    Yes! you will need to get another alignment when you switch the size of the tires and rims.

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    Thanks for saying you think my truck looks stupid stephan LOL!,my truck still has a 1" rake to it due to the fact that i put a 2" block in the back.It's very slight but at least when i haul something my truck doesn't look like my leafs are shot.
    I'm with you on this one. I had a 'negative' rake of about 3/4" until I added the rear blocks. Now it's about a 1" rake, but it's amazing how much of a difference that little bit makes. Depending on how/where the truck is parked, it looks levelled again.
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    Hey Sal The guys at the shop did my leveling shocks before they did the 2" block and i could see that i wouldn't like the look,as my truck looked slightly lower in the back.Once they put the 2" block in the back i had the look i wanted,and your right about how much of a difference 1" makes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigbomber View Post
    Thanks for saying you think my truck looks stupid stephan LOL!,my truck still has a 1" rake to it due to the fact that i put a 2" block in the back.It's very slight but at least when i haul something my truck doesn't look like my leafs are shot.
    lol Bomber... I don't see ANY rake on your truck. It looks perfect. The GM rake that I think looks stupid is the 3" to 4" factory rake that is so PAINFULLY OBVIOUS even to blind people ha ha ha
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    Thanks stephan i and especially my truck feel a whole lot better now!

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    From looking at your signature pic I can see that the top of the bed is exactly level with the foundation of the house, & assuming that the foundation should be perfectly level, it makes your truck look level. When you say it is 1 inch higher in the back, where are you measuring from? I put a level along the bed rail & jack the front up till the bed's level & then I measure the additional front height to check how much my front springs have sagged. Are you measuring the tire to fenderwell height? My f.wells are different front to back. Are yours?

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