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Old 02-28-2006
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will these really work?

im just wondering if these will really work, i need about 2 more inches of lift on the front end of my truck for it to sit level. saw these and thought they may be worth it but im not droping that much money if these arent going to lift the front end up more.
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We sell the max cam version of these where i work at belle tire. Another co-worker put these on his 2003 silverado and got 1.5" out of them and then put bags in the rear to level it back out. He ended up taking them out and selling them because he didn't like the stiffer ride but they did lift it.
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I'll say it here also for anyone else who might read it... installing these keys with the adjuster bolts at stock placement will be the same effect as having your torsion bars cranked. I would NOT reccommend installing the reindexed keys and then cranking them up to get more than the 1.5-2" of lift the keys provide. This is adjusting the torsion bars past their maximum allowable movement with the stock keys, and will more than likely cause very premature sagging of the torsion bars as well as an overly rough ride. It could be done but I would NOT reccommend it at all! And past 2" you are likely to see quickly diminishing returns. I would expect you could possibly get 2.5-3" total from the reindexed keys and cranking them, but like I said I would not reccomend that at all.
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Lower the rear end an inch and get a body lift.
They are only 130$.
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He's got one already!
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Ssshhh. What?
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Your going to have the upper control arm setting on the frame. You will sit with the suspension completely extended. Bye Bye ball joints...
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Heh my balljoints went bad and I didn't have my torsions cranked.
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35s do the job too, Jey... lol
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