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Body lift install suggestions. Tips please.

Hi.

I'm about ready to do the 1" BL tomarrow. Are there any tips that would be helpful for a guy who's never done a BL??? I definately pretty much know the bed will be cake. Are there any issues to pay attention to when it comes to the cab??

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torch the back 4 cab bolts other wise you will be having loads of fun getting those off... and use an impact will speed things up
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not torch as in cut, torch as in heat, the heat burns the lock tite up and with an impact it will slide right out.
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locktite?
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i didnt say to cut them lol....
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Helpful tip that I should have done but didn't: Don't forget about the fan shroud. I forgot and heard something pop one time (fan shroud cracking) and then everything else went fine. I don't know if others would approve but I just cut my fan shroud out and left the radiator where it was because (I don't know if the tow package has a bigger radiator or not) my radiator is huge enough that it is still lined up with the block. It cools fine and I haven't seen any temps go above what they are normally at.
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I got 12 blocks. I believe that's the proper ammount. are two of those block for the rad support??
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with only a 1 inch i dont think it will effect the radiator. have to ask the guys that have done a 1"
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I don't think there's 1" between the shroud and the fan but I could be wrong. It has to be pretty close in order to get the "vacuum" affect through the radiator.
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