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Old 11-13-2008
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Suggestions wanted for lift.

Ok here is the deal, i checked the sticky up top and got some idea's looks like the RCD or superlift is the way to go but wanted some input from those of you that have done this, my truck will be a DD (95% street), with some off-road light duty, as in no rock climbs, but just some snowy hills, hunting and fishing trips on semi beaten logging roads, ground clearance is a must due to huge truck eating dips and washouts in the road/path and would like to run 33's just cause the truck is too damn short. so what do you suggest and yes will be paying to have the work done.

Details: 2006 Sport 4x4, auto,4.0, and 4.10's currently stock form.

Thanks guys and gals, and if you dont mind, why that choice? ride quality? softer smoother ride?
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i would suggest the superlift but thats just me but the RCD is worth the money
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IMO....Superlift is a no brainer. Install, done. nothing else to worry about like adding bracing to the RCD diff drop bracket, install new/upgraded coils because the stock rcd coils sag hugely very very fast, in order to run the rcd, you'd need to downgrade your front rotor size, and it's like 1k more than the superlift. I've driven both, i've rode in both, and the ride is better in my superlifted truck with #1 torsion bars IMO. I like a firm ride. I will say this.....i do like the way the RCD rides with 750lb coils(vs. the stock 600 rcd coils).

Remember....you put a lift kit on it, you also put bigger tires on it....gains ground clearence. I wheel with my superlift and have no major issues with the torsion bars hanging down. I do scrape the torsion key covers. I wheel in about the same stuff you hunt in....wooded, logging roads, major snow, etc.
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if ur truck will do any flexing at all,
i would recommend a body lift.
My 33's have ruined my fender wells in the rear.
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if ur truck will do any flexing at all,
i would recommend a body lift.
My 33's have ruined my fender wells in the rear.
How wide are yours and what is the backspacing on your rims?
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