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Old 10-05-2009
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Drop coils?? should I??

Planning to lower my '04 2wd. i wanna go 4/5. can anybody tell me if im gonna need Drop coils for the front? I know what im gonna need for the rear. What am i gonna need for the front? have patiance im a newbie to this
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for the front your going to need new upper and lower control arms and drop springs. with the new control arms the lowers are going to give you 2" drop with those and 2" drop coils you'll get 4" up front. The new upper arms will correct the camber caused by the 4" drop
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for the front your going to need new upper and lower control arms and drop springs. with the new control arms the lowers are going to give you 2" drop with those and 2" drop coils you'll get 4" up front. The new upper arms will correct the camber caused by the 4" drop
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Thats what i thought i needed, the control arms. I was looking in a parts catalog that they wer starting at $699.00 (you know wer i can get em at more reasonable price) and I know im not gonna get good results with cheap $100 control arms. i was browsing around the net and saw that i can buy 3" drop springs w/o the use of control arms. Is that right?
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you could use 3" drop coils but that's going to be pushing the the limits of being able to align it properly. If I were you I'd save up and drop your truck right the first time and get the DJM 4/5 kit, yes it's pricey but well worth the money!
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ya. Id rather do it the easy way than to do it cheap and difficult. the kit, would i be able to install on my driveway?
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yea it took be about 8 hours with jack stands and air tools
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