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01-03-2011, 05:08 PM #1
Rough Country Spindles/ Tuff Country A-add a Leaf? OPINONS?????
hi i have been looking at the 4" Rough Country Spindle lift and 2" Tuff Country Add-a Leaf set-up. id like to know your guys opinons on the set up and if any one has/ had it.
Note: since my truck is 2wd i wont be doing any off-roading, strictly on the street/for looks only. Also id like to run 31" Pro Comp A/t tires so hopefully it wont hurt my mpg or speedometer too much?
liked to know if theres any major wear and tear that comes with the set-up, or anything i forgot to mention thanx.Dave
1992 Chevy C1500 Silverado Ext. Cab 5.7L V-8
Flomaster Exhaust 3" pipe
Alpine System, Sony Xplode Amp/Sub
Windows Tinted 20% in front, 5% in back
01-03-2011, 09:22 PM #2
a 4 in. lift should fit 31's no problem, you can even go for a bigger tire if ya like. I'm at the stock height on my truck right now and running 31's no problem. I haven't noticed any difference in mileage with my KO's, but that all depends on how aggressive the tread is on your tires.04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light
01-04-2011, 11:45 AM #3
do you think it would mess up my speedometer with 3" bigger tires?
01-04-2011, 11:53 AM #4
Yes it will effect you speedo. That can be solved with any of the programmers on the market today. If you aren't looking for a programmer there are companies that sell just speedometer calibrators2002 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
01-06-2011, 04:21 PM #5
do u think it would be that noticeable that i would have to get it calibrated?
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also are there any negative to having a spindle lift over stock?
01-06-2011, 04:28 PM #6
I would go with FabtechMotorsport or CSTSuspension spindles. Not a RoughCountry fan, just my opinion. No intent to offened anyone with RoughCountry parts.
01-06-2011, 04:48 PM #7
4shur i was actually looking into the fabtech spindles also.
01-06-2011, 04:52 PM #8
I think the Fabtechs over the RoughCountry is a wise choice.
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