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    Default hey i need some help with a lift kit

    hey guys i was just wondering if anybody knows how to install a 2 or 3 inch lift kit on a 99 chevy silvarado 4x4 with a leveling kit already on it with 32 inch tires i just wanna put a bigger lift on and want some help about what to purchase and how to do it. so please just let me know if you can help thanks.

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    Welcome to the Club!! For me, I had to remove my leveling kit when I installed my suspension lift. I'm not sure if that applies to all lift kits, but if so, you may want to look into a body lift, as they come in both 2" and 3" versions and you can leave your leveling kit in-tact


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    X2. Body lift= leave leveling kit. Suspension lift= remove leveling kit. All depends which lift your doing.

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    massive difference in price as well. for just 2 or 3 inch, do a body lift and enjoy the hundreds still in your pocket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jwco5.3 View Post
    massive difference in price as well. for just 2 or 3 inch, do a body lift and enjoy the hundreds still in your pocket.
    Very good point.

    For just a couple of inches a body kit is the way to go.

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    is my truck gonna sit high enought so that i can go trail riding and be agressive in the mud? what are some good body lifts to get and whats the costs on them usally?

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    300 for a good body lift that should hide the gap. I think You'll have enough clearance.... but then again I do that stuff with a leveling kit haha. My brother just got some 3in square tubing and made his own body lift... but I didnt like how it looked.

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    thanks what brand did you get and was it easy to install? or did u have a proffesional install it?

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    You wanna go trail riding and muddin? Then get a suspension lift.

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