Readylift leveling kit

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by swoosh1977, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. swoosh1977

    swoosh1977 New Member

    I have a 2008 Silverado Z71 5.3L engine. Im thinking of getting the Readylift 2.25 leveling kit for the front end. Has anyone put these on yet. I would love to see some pics if anyone has them with the kit on.
  2. Wrench

    Wrench Rockstar

    same here. im looking at doing the same thing, but mines a 2007. so pics would be great
  3. chschevy58

    chschevy58 Rockstar 100 Posts

    here you go ...

  4. Wrench

    Wrench Rockstar

    was it pretty easy to install?? also did you need to align it after you were done?
  5. chschevy58

    chschevy58 Rockstar 100 Posts

    me and a buddy did it in his garage. it was pretty simple and we were juniors in high school when we did it. and yeah you have to get the front end alligned
  6. spud

    spud New Member

    They say that you need to put the matching lift on the back also so when you haul something in your truck the front end won't set so high. Is this correct?????????????
  7. chschevy58

    chschevy58 Rockstar 100 Posts

    if you haul a heavy trailer or boat ALOT then yeah you should but if not then no.
  8. NWI_#73

    NWI_#73 Member

    Do you have any rubbing with that leveling kit and 33" tires? Did you notice loss in mpg's, loss in braking power and did you have to re calibrate your speedometer?

    I already have mine leveled and want to put 33" tires on it so thanks for the info.
  9. chschevy58

    chschevy58 Rockstar 100 Posts

    i lost roughly 2 mpg with the much larger tires ... i went from 31x10.5 to 33x13 tires. if you go 33x12.5 with stock wheels then you will be fine and wont have any rubbing issues ... maybe very minor like when you are backing into a parking spot a full lock. i brought it to a shop to have my tires and wheels put on ... so they may have re calibrated my speedometer ... i dont really know. after i got my tires on i needed new brake pads anyways so i just went ahead and got the best brake pads that i could. stopping doesnt feel any different. i hope that helps ...
  10. tiresmokindad

    tiresmokindad New Member

    I have put it on mine. I think it is more ready and it is okay!

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