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I might still have the miller 250 sitting in my garage then, if not i already told him i'll be needing it that weekend so we're set on a welder.. worst case Jacob can bring his up, or we can take a short trip out to Kevans.
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Ok, well I think for now, I'm going to try and lift the rear with an AAL and shackle, possibly the chevy 63" springs

Matt do you remember how much actual lift you got out of the RCD
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no lol, i never had a before or after measurment. I don't think you'll be getting a true 5" over what you have once the coils sag because your tbars are cranked..

i remember the truck seemed fawkin huge before i put the winch on and started beating it, hell i was a lot higher than i am now.



How much work gets done really comes down to how many people working actually have a clue what they're doing lol

I do have an air compressor but i cant really run more than one tool at a time.
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well they are cranked but the are fighting my bumper and skid plate daily. as of right now the front sits 1" to 1.5" lower than the back. I am getting 800# coilovers though

and I'm pretty sure you and jacob know your way around the front end pretty well, I know half *** what I'm doing then whoever else shows up can cheer or do something haha
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yea no doubt jacob and i can have the front done in a few hours w/ minimal distractions. What are your plans about a front DS? RCD came with a little spacer thing, it was only 1/4" thick at the most iirc.


is there anywhere you can rent swamp coolers? lol
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I don't know what I am going to do about the front DS. I have been wondering that. Do you still have that spacer. Cause if I can get it back to Midland then I can deal with that biatch later when it goes out

you can get those mister fans haha
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Ok, I'm making a list of what I need

AAL - purchase in the works
Belltech shackle
800# coilovers - waiting on group buy
coilover brackets - buy from jacob
switch rotors with jacob

possibly 63" chevy springs - buy from jacob
rear shocks
driveshaft

35/12.5 LTB's oh yeah

if you think of something else let me know

What about hardware, am I going to have to buy all new hardware?

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you can get back w/o a front ds.. i doubt i still have the spacer. we can see if it'll hook up w/o it.

Mine didn't last long, remember BVORR? the boot tore after like 2 days.
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yeah I remember but that was a lot of 4 low time.

look at previous post, Hardware?
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Ok, I'm making a list of what I need

AAL - purchase in the works
Belltech shackle
800# coilovers - waiting on group buy
coilover brackets - buy from jacob
switch rotors with jacob

possibly 63" chevy springs - buy from jacob

if you think of something else let me know

What about hardware, am I going to have to buy all new hardware?
i still have some bolts

I think the only "new" bolts that the lift requires is connecting the new cross members to the original sub frame and possibly the diff drop brackets.. i think i have all of them still. There's only 2 diff drop brackets i think?
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yeah I remember but that was a lot of 4 low time.

look at previous post, Hardware?
but your DS will always be spinning.
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yeah, dammit I can see it going out on the way back home if we hook it up haha

and I'm probably going to need new shocks, my rancho's are 1"-3" lift shocks.
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i have the bilsteins that came with the RCD lift hanging in the garage.. my truck doesn't have enough lift to run lift shocks lol i have some stock ones on there now


...might cost you a few more beers at Bone Daddys




If i end up working outside Saturday I'll gather all the brackets i have laying around and see what i do and don't have. I'm far too lazy to do that now after working all day.
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Sweet, I figured I would be buying a few rounds at bone daddy's and probably the food since you guys are going to help put the lift on

Maybe even some of those jager bombs you like. Make you try a vegas bomb
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hahahahaha

I hope you don't expect me to do any work on your truck Sunday!
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if you think of something else let me know
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yeah, matt has one lying around, that would probably be another box of .45s or something haha

I'm still going to spend like 1500 bucks on this thing after it is done haha

speaking about all this drinking, I'm headed to the bar, finally got a day off, so talk to you later
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hahahahaha

I hope you don't expect me to do any work on your truck Sunday!
I hope there is no work to do on sunday
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yeah, matt has one lying around, that would probably be another box of .45s or something haha

I'm still going to spend like 1500 bucks on this thing after it is done haha

speaking about all this drinking, I'm headed to the bar, finally got a day off, so talk to you later
Maybe i'll just give it to you.

IM in a GREAT MOOD!!! Im gonna post a new thread. bwahahahahaha

you know those raffles at theme parks and malls, enter to win a car (mercedes, bmw or porsche), 49k cash, 1,500 shopping spree or $500.. Yea, guess who just got a call from one of those companies... yourss truly! Im guaranteed atleast one of them, lets hope its not the stupid $500 lol

Oh, and if i go to New Braunfuls next Thursday and take a 90 minute tour im guaranteed a Vacation to Orlando, Vegas or a 5 day cruise to the bahamas for 2.
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that vegas bomb sounds pretty good btw
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its not a DD right? I have a 28 spline 8.8 mini spool too haha
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I have a squirrel cage blower that puts out a good amount of air, and its only wired on med-low. there is still med-high, and high speeds lol
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i have a fan.. but swamp coolers are just sooooo much nicer.
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man, we had one at the other grainger i worked at in houston, but I doubt I could get it anymore. plus, that dam Movin Cool was huge. There goes bedspace lol
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man im ready for this meet to happen. this is gonna be exciting. i like how it turned into a "lift caseys truck/he buys us beer" meet. ill work for beer for sure. lol


and casey, like matt said, with minimal distraction, and air tools, im willing to bet we can have that front end lifted in a couple hours. start in the morning when its kool and just kick its ***. done by 2 or 3 max without any major complications. just bring some pb blaster, a BFH, and we can rely on matts air tools to do alot of the work.


dont forget to get ubolts if we do those 63s. and let me know if you want em so i dont forget em. lol
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