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well while i have my 2 inch drop done i can save for the 3/5
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just save it all for at once much better feeling i went 4/5 then 5/7
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if you cut your coils now for a 2" drop you are going to be at a 5" drop up front when u buy the lowering beams.
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i dont think im going to buy lowering beams, i want to drop it a little not slam the **** out of it. i love your truck tho it shows me what mine could look like
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i dont think im going to buy lowering beams, i want to drop it a little not slam the **** out of it. i love your truck tho it shows me what mine could look like
his is slammed
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i know, its what it could look like but im not gonna do it
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i know, its what it could look like but im not gonna do it
once you drop you just keep wanting to go lower and lower until your bodydropped.
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once you drop you just keep wanting to go lower and lower until your bodydropped.
Not necessarily, James (FX2.3) is pretty happy with his 2" drop, and I think I'm gonna keep mine at 4/5. Initially, yeah, I wanted about another 3" lower, but now, after driving it at this level for 60k miles, I think it looks just right on mine.

Thats said, I'm body dropping another one of my projects.
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if u dont have a k code truck (factory splash springs) then the 3" drop up front is hardly slammed. yeah its low but not too low.
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do you have any more pictures of your truck?
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Not necessarily, James (FX2.3) is pretty happy with his 2" drop, and I think I'm gonna keep mine at 4/5. Initially, yeah, I wanted about another 3" lower, but now, after driving it at this level for 60k miles, I think it looks just right on mine.

Thats said, I'm body dropping another one of my projects.
Yep, I like being able to change my oil without a ramp and still hop some curbs while being sporty with good mpg!
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Smakes, just let me know when you want to get this done bro!

as of now, i have an open schedule for about a week
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FX2.3's truck is lowered enough to look good but not ruin the functionality of it
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hows this weekend sound?
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ive got some newer ones i can post up, different angles
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my truck will look even more similiar after i make the brackets for my foglights and put my valance on. do glass rollpans come painted or just preped?
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hrm.. after this drop the next addition may be a rollpan...
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FX2.3's truck is lowered enough to look good but not ruin the functionality of it
i had full functionality of my truck when it was dropped 5/7
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aite its set.
me and keith (08xlt4x4) are gonna drop it this friday at his hanger in cable airport around 2 pm...

if anyone else in socal wants to help out /watch feel free to meet up with us

EDIT : time changed to 1 pm

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better buy some camber bushings and install them while you have it apart
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meh im gonna get it alligned this weekend and the dude im having do it is a friend and he said 80 dollars total, including any parts that i need (such as camber bushings to correct my negative camber)
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anyone know what size bolts i need to flip the hanger? this thought just crossed my mind...
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you wont do any work this weekend youll be to busy in your room with your favorite friend mary haha
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noteven...im ditching my 5th period tomarrow to get an early start on the work haha
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