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Old 06-06-2009
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PreyKey Leveling!

Just got back from a friends shop and i conned him into putting in the <06 Torsion keys on my 09. He got them on, and after some fiddling to get it even side to side and a trip to the alignment shop to make sure we were still in spec, its done!

Im runnin the early keys with a slight crank. dont know how much, we just did it till it was even side to side and decent looking front to back. We now sit just under 34" to the bottom of the front flare and just over 34 inches in the rear. So even though it looks a little high in the front here, its still SLIGHTLY nose down. It doesnt ride any rougher than stock, and the alignment shop said it was still within spec, although it has moved the camber from stock.

I like it. It really doesnt look all that far off from stock, but it was the cheapo way to level it without just cranking on the bars. Should i want to do that, my friend said there was about another 1/2 inch or so of thread left on the adjusters if i really wanted.

I also am still running the 09 rear blocks. I have some of the earlier rear blocks too, but i didnt like the nose down look, so unless i get the desire to lift it more and crank, im fine with it for now.

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That's what I'm talkin' about!


1/2" or so of more thread on the adjustment bolts?? hell yes youve got a good 1.5" or so of lift left. lol.
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Looks tons better now!
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now its screaming for bigger tires
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now its screaming for bigger tires


lol... thats the first thing i thought too.... not yet.... ill wear these ones out first.

The truck has less than 3000 miles though so its gonna be a while ha ha
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lookin good man!
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looks good btw summit is selling some t-keys for 3" of lift...i used ford keys on my z-71 for around 3" of lift and it didnt ride bad at all...course i used 5100 bilsteins
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That looks very cool. Much better stance. I am now more motivated than ever to do the "prekey" mod to my '08 sport.
Quick question for the more learned than I (and an apology for the thread jack). After the key mod, would one be able to fit say a 32 inch tall tire on the stock rims without rubbing?
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