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word, its in progress
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Nice! I like the coil over idea!
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PASS SIDE COMPLETE: :)



it wasnt that bad was it?
if anything you just need to pry the LCA down a little bit to get it to line up.. Mr.I-Cant-buy-the-right-bolts-the-first-time

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Looks good man. Now get out there and do the Driver side and take it for a drive. Haha.... we need test results!
you dont need to, it'll just lean a ton more one way than the other

but dont ask me how i know lol
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looks good man! you going to add the stainless bars going to the frame where the tbars went?
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I decided not to... I dont wheel that hard at all so i should be ok!!
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Man! you do some great work! that looks great, cant wait to see how it works out for you
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Is that....why.....yes it is. Its one of my new shocks! yay.

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.. Mr.I-Cant-buy-the-right-bolts-the-first-time
you talking about me? lol....i bought the wrong bolts for my SL crossmembers....they are like 1/2" too long. lol.
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:) yes it is my friend :)
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Well I drove home from where i was doing this swap AND I LOVE IT.....

But i have to work out a few kinks to make it perfect. First kink is to crank the coils so they match the rear of my truck, and the second kink is to get an alignment. Once i crank the coils Ill take it down to get an alignment.

I probably lost about 1-1.5 inches of lift because of these coils. They arent cranked at all haha... I rub now but once i get them cranked and back to normal height to match the rears then i should be all good to go, no other problems are noted!!!! :)
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WORD.....all I got to say about that....
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Nice work.
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thank you sir!
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Did you crank the coils up so you sit level yet? I'm interested in this, I'm having some torsion bar/lower control arm problems!

I need new lower control arms, the spot for my ball joints is wallowed out and they are popping and creaking with brand new joints!
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I will have them cranked tomorrow morning and will post pics and a review of how the ride quality when they the front is level to the rear.
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Dude I wanna do this now, looks badass!
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I recommend this mod to all superlift owners :)
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Ok fellas, i cranked the coils so they are even with the rear of the truck, They turned out GREAT... My truck sits even now with the rear and the ride quality was barely affected at all. Rides GREAT, i dont rub anymore and I LOVE IT!!!!!! Ill take some pics later on in the week when i wash it to show just how it looks height wise. Im tellin all superlift owners to do this mod, its amazing. No regrets whats so ever! :)
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I'm ready!!!!!!!
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GOD DAMNIT HURRY THE FAWK UP AND WASH YER CHIT
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SHut up Eric haha.. you make me angry :-P
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Eric = lol
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You are telling all SL owners to do this mod? You havnt told me...
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Hey Shane....There's this mod, if you have a superlift you put coil over's instead of having torsion bars ! DO THE MOD>....LMAO
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could you do this with a lowered truck???????
it would be sweet with complete coilovers
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ummm Im sure you could but probably not with the coils i used. Whats your suspension setup now?
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