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Suggestions to beef up my 02

Just wondering what you guys have for ideas to make this truck look more beefy. I'm debating if I should get a 3in body or just leave it stock, kind of want bigger tires also. I was going to put torsion keys in front with bigger block in back, but after reading the posts on this website it doesn't sound to promising and sounds like the front end will take a dump on me. Whats your take?
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body lift and 33's /story. It'll give you the grade A beef you want and wont break the bank too bad.
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remove the nerf bars (make the truck look higher up)
paint your fender flairs black
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crank your bars, 32x11.5 tires, add a toolbox, and definately paint those flares.
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3in body lift and 33s are the way to go. I wouldn't crank my t bars, its not worth it. You will have a rougher ride and your tires will wear unevenly. It's not worth the couple of inches you'll get from doing so.
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body lift and 33's /story. It'll give you the grade A beef you want and wont break the bank too bad.
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3in body lift and 33s are the way to go. I wouldn't crank my t bars, its not worth it. You will have a rougher ride and your tires will wear unevenly. It's not worth the couple of inches you'll get from doing so.
Not really it mostly depends on how much and what shock your running. I have a 1" crank running bilsteins and my truck rids great.

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As long as you keep a proper alignment and you rotate your tires, like no more than 5k(regularly)...for the sake of purdy new meats. Cranking your tbars aint that bad. Yes, it is a stiffer ride though.

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Yea I think I will most likely go with a 3in PA Body and than upgrade my 31's to 33's. What should I use for paint on those fender flares so down the road it doesn't chip out and look bad. What is the best website to order that PA body lift from?..meaning lowest priced website..I heard some guys buy there's off summit but i dont' know..what do you guys think?
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Do a search for painting flares, there are quite a few threads on it. I used Adhesion promoter and Krylon fusion satin black on mine and it held up great. Just make sure to take your time on the prep and it will turn out perfect.
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Say I wanted to paint the bumper along with the flares, do i have to take the bumper off like the flares or can the I paint it while leaving it on..or will i get paint all over the front end and onto the lights and grill?
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