Lift help!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by Trevor Terry, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. Trevor Terry

    Trevor Terry New Member

    Can a 2009 Silverado 1500 with a V6 handle a 4" lift?????
     
  2. Blackout07

    Blackout07 Rockstar 3 Years 500 Posts

    Sure. People do it with Jeeps all the time.
     
  3. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Yep, but I assume you will be installing taller tires so you May want to regear. Alot of V-6 trucks come with 4.10/4.11 gears which with a 32/33" tire will help with power. Look in your glove box for these numbers, GT5 = 4.10 gears, GU6= 3.42 gears.

    ---------- Post added at 12:34 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:31 PM ----------

    I would detterman what gears you have first because if you have 3.42, 3.23 or 3.08 gears you would want to regear with the taller tires. If your truck is 4x4 than you have to regear front and rear.This is a added expense to think about.
     
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