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    Default rough country 4.75 lift.

    the rough country 4.75 inch lift kit says backspacing 5.5 - 6 inches. will the stock rims fit on the truck with that lift kit installed?

    07 Chevy Silverado 4.8 Crew Cab 5 3/4 box
    readylift 2.25 level kit
    Magnaflow dual exhaust
    K&N Air filter
    Linex Bedliner

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    Yeah man the factory rim's will be no prob at all to run with the lift. I have the Rough Country 7.5 inch lift and i woulda ran the stock rim's but decided not too. As long as the rim's are 18's will be no prob with they lift the rim's need to be 18's or above it said.

    2008 Chevy Silverado Ext. Cab Lt Z71 5.3 V8
    7.5 Inch Rough Country Suspension Lift
    RBP Replica Grille Black w Chrome Rivets
    Recon Smoked Cab Roof Lights
    N-Fab Powdercoated Gloss black Cab Length Nerf Steps
    5% Tint over 20% all the way around / 5% Eyebrow Strip
    AVS Smoked Window Visors
    Z71 Stickers Black & Metallic Silver
    Tow Mirrors / Smoked Turn Signals
    XM Satellite Radio Fin / Color Matched
    Interior Plastic Pieces / Color Matched
    Power Acoustic Tweeters
    Painted Bowties / Color Matched
    Painted Door Handles / Color Matched
    Smittybilt Bull Bar / Color Matched
    Custom Rolled Edge Exhaust Tips / Color Matched
    Custom 2.5 Inch Cat Back True Dual Exhaust
    Flowmaster Super 40 Series Dual in / Dual out
    Magnaflow Tru-X Pipe
    K&N Air Filter
    18x9 Rockstars Machined Black
    Center Caps / Color Matched
    33.13.50 Nitto Terra Grapplers
    New Front Wheel Well Liners
    Eagle Eye Black L.E.D. Tailights
    Eagle Eye Black L.E.D. Third Brake Light / Smoked
    Eagle Eye Black L.E.D. Halo Projector Headlights
    Notto HID Kit 10,000k Low beams
    Recon L.E.D. Light Bar
    Buschwacker OE Style Tailgate Cap
    AMI Gloss Black Antenna
    Debadged Chrome Lettering
    Door Molding Removed

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    my stock rims are the 17 inch steel wheels.

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    Hey man you can if you get a 0.25 inch wheel spacer to retain to using your factory wheels. look under 4.75 inch lift on your year moldes 07-11 and at the very bottom of the page your lift is on it says about the wheel spacers.

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    i also heard that a proper alignment cannot be done on a truck with that rough country kit on it. true or false?

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    False man. I got my lift put on it consists of 7.5 inches in the front and 6.5 inches in the rear and i took my truck to get new rim's put on as well get a blance and alignment since i had the lift put on and i had all it done in the same day with no problem bud.

    ---------- Post added at 10:14 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:08 PM ----------

    I would buy the wheel spacers from offline on but idk how many they consist of for that price i'm thinking a pair..

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    Quote Originally Posted by chase87 View Post
    i also heard that a proper alignment cannot be done on a truck with that rough country kit on it. true or false?
    There is some truth to that. A whole lot of folks have had terrible issues with RC's 3" kit, which they now refer to as the re-engineered 3.5" kit. The kits wouldn't hold alignment due to the UCA's contacting the coils and the BJ's going out. The kit was total trash. I had one and it lasted about 2 months. After my experience combined with all of the bad experiences of others that I've read about, I wouldn't touch that kit. I did the install on my old 3" kit too and nothing lined up right. Personally I wouldn't consider it.

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    X2 what Blackout07 said about the RoughCountry kit. I'd stay away from anything R/C makes. People buy it because of its cheap price. Theres a reason for there cheap price. Poor engineering and workmanship.

    2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 Crew Cab
    6" Skyjacker lift w/Edlebrock dual front remote resoviour shocks, single rear remote. Rancho skid-plate.
    17" x 9" M/T Classic Lock Wheels, 35" BFG A/T or M/T tires
    4.10 PercisionGears w/factory locker, T/A Performance rear-end cover
    Banks CAI intake, ported throttlebody, JBA coated headers, over-sized Magnaflow cats, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Diablo tuned
    B&M aluminum deep transmission pan
    Warn brush guard w/Warn 9.5 XP winch, PIAA bulbs, Line-X bedliner, AWS Black tool chest, Extang tonneau cover
    Weather Tech floor mats
    Cover-Craft seat covers
    Dash mat cover
    Formula One window tint
    One black Lab in rear seat.

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    I haven't had any problems with alignment or anything outta the kit. Yall must be referring to the old kit they made from what i heard yeah it sucked but they have made them better may not be the best angles with the 7.5 inch lift i have but have had no problems other than the shocks suck. The kit itself is made well and really easy to put on. I will upgrade to fox shocks sometime and have them all the way around my truck and then there will be no complaints. The shocks will change the ride completly and ride like a cadillac just will be over a grand for them. Idk allot about the 4.5 inch kit but i myself wouldn't buy it just because it has a bodylift with it i would buy the 5 inch lift for right around 1,100 for the kit.

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