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Top box was the camber bolts and flip kit. The second box(first with DJM) has the upper control arms, the third box(2nd one with DJM) has the lower control arms. The bottom summit box has the shocks and coils along with another set of camber bolts and the install instructions and a **** load of Summit Stickers....
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Yeah got 2 of them...I had two orders with them this time. Might order the 275/40/r18 tires from them also.....
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Yeah got 2 of them...I had two orders with them this time. Might order the 275/40/r18 tires from them also.....
hope your not ordering 4 and just 2 for the rear, because those will rub badly in the front.
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I am looking into 255/35/R18 for all four...i found a tire size calculator

It shows the width/diameter/and all specs about the tires and compares them for you. Also does the speedo calculation for you from stock wheels to what you want... kinda helpful in my eyes...
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http://www.1010tires.com/TireSizeCalculator.asp

That calculater site....is seriously the BEST tire calculater i've ever seen. GREAT link. oh...3% difference in tire size = possible brake failure. Just so you know. lol.


I like the idea of the 255/35r18's. BUT...I kinda prefer a fatter sidewall...i'd go with 245/40r18's. Better ride having that sidewall. My lowered ride(soon hopefully) will be on 245/45r17's. Not only because i like having some sidewall cushin', but tires and wheels are cheaper.
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If you going to run a 18x9 front and 18x10 back your going to need a tire under a 26 inch Overall Diameter for the front , Something like a 245/40/18 or a 265/35/18 for the front and for the back something around a 285/35/18 or a 295/35/18
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thanks longnlow... i am looking at wider tires in the back.... I just don't want to go too wide and cause rubbing on the fender well....

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If you going to run a 18x9 front and 18x10 back your going to need a tire under a 26 inch Overall Diameter for the front , Something like a 245/40/18 or a 265/35/18 for the front and for the back something around a 285/35/18 or a 295/35/18
Yeah I think I covered that multiple times for him..
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thanks mark... yeah just still trying to figure out tires... its so expensive for the wide a$$ tires for the back... guess i am going to just have to take the hit.....
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thanks mark... yeah just still trying to figure out tires... its so expensive for the wide a$$ tires for the back... guess i am going to just have to take the hit.....
I run 255/55/17 all around. 250$ a tire, I run through 6 tires a year ( 3 pairs ) with rotating them front to back.

Not having much of a sidewall and soft compounds.. We get what we pay for.
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Damn that looks good.... What size tire is he running?? If you know....
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Alright I think I made the decision to go with 245/40/18 up front and 265/35/18 in the back... the tires in the back will be about half ian inch smalle in diameter... only worry for me is that my speedo will be a little off... but with me doing a cluster mod i should be able to borrow my dad GPS and use it to cal the speedo....what ya'll think...????
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That won't work, your speedo is off a certain percent not a set number. You'll need to adjust it with a programmer.
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ok so who do i need to talk to about a programmer and everything... I have a K&N filter and bigger wheels. I am also looking for a exhaust that exits out before the tire lik on the lightnings....
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that's not that much of a difference at all to even see it much. really. it's not going to be that much off. it'll read slightly faster than your really going.


Your speedo(ALL 04+) are calibrated really really precisely. And not many have even pulled the needles off a 04+ cluster. I calibrated my speedo at 60mph using the GPS and Scangauge....and it's dead on pretty much. Set the needle while on cruise control. Your truck.....i don't even know if it's possible. Seriously...Don't worry about your speedo....i'll do the math for you to tell you how much off itll be..

I need to know your stock tire size.....225/75r15?
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225/70/r15 i s my stock tire size...
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Roughly -7.5% difference....speedo will be faster than you are really going.


Mine is roughly +12 or +13% difference than stock....reading slower.





EDIT: oh crap....didn't notice your site you linked does all that for you. my bad. lol.
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lol...yeah its does it for you...but you guys think those tire sizes would do good on 9" in the front and 10" in the rear????
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