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Does leveling your truck make the ride stiffer?

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by cliff08chevy, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. cliff08chevy

    cliff08chevy New Member

    I am looking to get a leveling kit for my 2008 1500 Texas Edition i was just wondering if the rid gets stiff??
  2. woodster

    woodster New Member

    No on the newer 1500 strut suspension if you do a kit that just puts a spacer on the top or bottom of the strut the ride will stay the same.
  3. bpaulk

    bpaulk New Member

    yep, what woodster said. I just did the readylift 2.25" level kit and it didnt change the ride a bit.
  4. ajarman

    ajarman Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    X2 My readylift did not change the ride quality at all.
  5. chevymanlobo

    chevymanlobo Rockstar

    same here on my 09. its as smooth as a babys butt
  6. cliff08chevy

    cliff08chevy New Member

    Thanks yall. So the best bet is to go with the readylift or daystar?
  7. Silverado Junkie

    Silverado Junkie Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    Definitaly readylift.
  8. ajarman

    ajarman Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Readylift!
  9. cain73

    cain73 Rockstar

    what about combining the leveling kit with the rear block kits ? I want to run larger tires, but not sure I want the 6 " lift to get 35's under. anyone have experience with the leveling kit and the rear block kit ? I would also like to see if anyone has pics of this set up. I was thinking of putting on 275-70-r18 BFG's but wondered how that would look with the rear blocks spacing it out more to get the rake for braking and towing applications.
  10. woodster

    woodster New Member

    I know that Truxxx and Rough Country both have kits that include a rear block set up, but these kits are going to be designed to make the truck sit level, if it was me I'd go with the front spacer and maybe an add a leaf in the rear, it will give you 2" of lift and stiffen the rear end up for your towing set up.

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