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Lifting My 2wd Silverado

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by ChevyOwnerAllTheWay, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Super Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    There used to be a kid in a lowered Tacoma that would drive by our 4x4 truck meets wearing "TRD Off-Road 4x4" stickers on the bedsides of his truck, Pissed a lot of guys off.
    I met the kid one day at an auto parts store, the funniest part was his truck was a 4x4 that he'd lowered.
  2. PantheraUncia

    PantheraUncia Active Member 1000 Posts

    That is funny :) I still like the idea of the magnetic decals for 4x4 and Z71 on a 2wd that is lifted..... it would mess allot of the people up cause the only way to tell if it really is 4x4 is to get under the truck.
  3. Curky

    Curky New Member 1000 Posts

    lol, True. Everyone asks me if it is a 4x4. When I say no. They are so surprised.
  4. ^^^^There I fixed that for you!

    Here is what a 2wd Silverado looks on 3.5" Rough Country lift on 265/70/17 (1st pic) but you can run 295/70/17, no rub (2nd & 3rd pic on stock rims)

  5. ChevyOwnerAllTheWay

    ChevyOwnerAllTheWay New Member

    I like the 3.5" lift but I want bigger. Possible?

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    I showed the picture in the first post
  6. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    check out rough country's website. They also have a 7.5"
  7. PantheraUncia

    PantheraUncia Active Member 1000 Posts

    7.5 inches on a 2wd.... :)
  8. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Yep! I just looked at it. They have a 2.5", 3.5", 4.75" combo body/suspension, 5", and a 7" for the 2008 and on 2wd GM trucks. If it were me I would go with the 7". You don't have to put 35's on it but can if you want to in the future. The only thing that concerns me is that it says it uses a 6.5" anti-wrap block for the rear. That is a huge block. Actually, that size block may be illegal in Michigan, I would have to check the law again, but I seem to remember the limit in block height being 4"
  9. Go big the first time, because as soon you put 4" you'll be saying, damn I should have gone higher :lol:
  10. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Yep! Been there! Done That! Not cheap to switch out lift kits.

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