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Lift questions

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by Famousamos, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. Famousamos

    Famousamos New Member

    Hey i have a 08 Silverado ext cab 2x4...i want to get a lift but not sure what company to go with..ive looked at fabtech cst pro comp and others but dont know what to choose. also it im not looking for a super hardcore life. mainly just a city/weekend offroad lift is what im looking for.

    if anyone has any feed back id really appreciate it

    lol sorry for spelling
  2. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer New Member 1000 Posts

    BDS, Rancho and Skyjacker. All good quality,fit and work well.
  3. canislupis69

    canislupis69 New Member 1000 Posts

    How tall are you wanting to go and what size tires are you wanting to run? I would recommend BDS or Fabtech if you are looking for 6 inches with 35's.
  4. Eddie Z71

    Eddie Z71 Active Member 1000 Posts

    Hi, and welcome to the site!
  5. retired2001

    retired2001 New Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the GMTruckClub!
  6. murdog94

    murdog94 New Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome aboard.
  7. Famousamos

    Famousamos New Member

    Thats exactly the setup im looking for.. 6 in lift with 35in tires...vie been looking at fabtech but vie gotten a lot of bad customer reviews
  8. canislupis69

    canislupis69 New Member 1000 Posts

    The nice thing about Fabtech is that it drops your diff the full 6 inches so it gives you nice flat angles, so if you ever wanted to go a couple inches higher you could just add a leveling kit. From what I have heard the bad part is the new TRE's. I have the BDS 6 inch which does not drop the diff the full amount so you cannot add a leveling kit without your angles being horrible. I have also heard a lot of guys going with the RCX kit, but I don't really know anything about that kit. If money is not an issue I would have to say Cognito is the best kit out for our trucks, but the most expensive as well.
  9. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer New Member 1000 Posts

    Also check out CST suspensions.

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