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Alrighty tax money came back in and the money I got saved up I think its time that we have this conversation...as of now i am plannin a 3" body lift on 33s 15x10s

But when i saw bills truck lifted i feel in love and and was like thats it im doin it..

so this is hte checklist of everythin that i can think of off the top of my head to get started..

1. 4" Superlift
2. 3" body lift
3. 35s(dunno what kind yet)
4. Wheels (dunno what kind Yet)
5. New Front Driveshaft
6. Extend all lines
7. Upgrade Brakes
8. Chip to turn them big ole tires(plus redo speedo)
9. Gears


I know there are more but those are the only ones that come to the top of my head for now...

but what else am i missing but cant think of that..

but you gotta start somewhere so i thought id jump on the band wagon and start....

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Your joining the right club!

I would go with the Buckshots if you do alot of pavment driving!
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yes i thought should i lower...








NO lol

lift my friend..does anybody know bout the lifespan of these buckshots
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35-40k easy
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What are you going to do about rear lift?? Please say add a leaf and shackle. I would be leary about using the blocks stacked. I know in michigan anything more then a 4 inch single peice block is illegal.
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My buckshots didn't last long, 20K miles, could have gone another couple thousand on them, I never did any burnouts or anything with them, kept them rotated. The biggest issue I had with them was not the life span, but after 10K miles or so, I noticed them to be noisy and very luggy feeling, with alot of vibration, but that may be with any mud terrain. I am in love with my BFG A/Ts, I have 15K on them and they still look brand new and the ride and noise is awesome. I won't run mudders again, I like ATs myself but to each his own.

Get a X-Cal tuner, have it programmed to match your tires/gears... You will probably want to regear with the 35s too, otherwise you'll have a terrible mileage gettin' slug...
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that must be one large tax return
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that must be one large tax return

lol yea nice lil junk but been savin for a while now too i thought either system or lift..

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What are you going to do about rear lift?? Please say add a leaf and shackle. I would be leary about using the blocks stacked. I know in michigan anything more then a 4 inch single peice block is illegal.
well i dunno bout that yet..i really dont wanna run blocks..so i gotta think that part out
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with the 4x4's do you need a camber kit...

$8 gap gaurds

and I say you need to drop down to some 15"x12.5" rims, wider is better
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with the 4x4's do you need a camber kit...

$8 gap gaurds

and I say you need to drop down to some 15"x12.5" rims, wider is better
I can hear wheel bearings and ball joints screaming now.
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I can hear wheel bearings and ball joints screaming now.
haha. 35s on a 8" wheel is bad enough.. 10" is pushing it.. 12" is asking for it...
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ya thats good, a 12.5" wide wheel so it can look mexican as FAWK on a 12.5" tire...................
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ya thats good, a 12.5" wide wheel so it can look mexican as FAWK on a 12.5" tire...................

HAHA i know what your talkin about..so stick to a 8 or 10" wheel
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I have a fabtech camber align kit if you want it. Not sure if it'll work for a 4wd, but let me know.
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ya thats good, a 12.5" wide wheel so it can look mexican as FAWK on a 12.5" tire...................
hahaha...
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Thats going to be a DAM sweet truck man.

Lot of money tho.
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Thats going to be a DAM sweet truck man.

Lot of money tho.
lol yea man..but you gotta start somewhere right...
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Dude, I definitely like the 1250 on a 8" wheel...

I'm not really a fan of the 10" wheel cause it sticks out too much get a 3.75" BS if you can...
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i love the tires to stick off..on zachs truck they just stick out enough with his 15x10s and i love it..so im gunna go with that just a couple inches..

you dont want to go to wide cuz the tires will throw rocks and junk up on the truck
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lol yea man..but you gotta start somewhere right...

hah thats more then a start, thats a start and a finish
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hah thats more then a start, thats a start and a finish
lol you can mark off the wheels and a 3" body lift now..

i gotta get all the stuff to redo my exhaust and the gap gaurds and i gotta get the 33s..
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