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Old 12-09-2012, 12:25 PM   eBay Motors  #11 (permalink)
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I know some companies under rate their lifts.

Iirc most companies 6" lifts actually raise it 8" before larger tires.

Just to let you know though, a ford sits roughly 3" higher than a Chevy/gmc and a dodge sits higher but the cab isn't quite as tall as a fords.
That being said gm's sit LOW.

Your t bars look lowered almost as far as they will go. Try cranking them up a tiny bit
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:27 PM   eBay Motors  #12 (permalink)
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And idk what "leveled" truck you have been looking at because that is definitely alot taller than any leveled truck I've seen
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:46 PM   eBay Motors  #13 (permalink)
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You kept everything you added proportionate. That keeps it from looking odd and obviously lifted. Personally, I think it looks great, some lifted trucks look odd. Yours has an OEM appreance, but much taller, which is hard to acheive...

I went for the same look with my leveled LMM, it takes people a minute to figure out what's different about it...
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:56 PM   eBay Motors  #14 (permalink)
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Your buddies probably have there keys cranked. Also I believe brakcet lift kits do sit up higher than knuckle lift kits. Your friends procomp might be the bracket and it sits up pretty high from what I've seen.
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:34 PM   eBay Motors  #15 (permalink)
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Guess i will have to do my Add-A-Leaf and take more advantage of my UCA's and Cognito keys to make it a more desired height.
My tires are almost bald too now so im sure thats robbing me of a little height.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:13 PM   eBay Motors  #16 (permalink)
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Ive looked at a few trucks with the Zone lift. NouseForaName's truck seemed to have really level CV's with the 5" block and his 35's looked pretty small under the truck. I have a very slight angle to my CV's and level with the 5" blocks.
My tires measured out to 34" now being there close to bald and they still look big under the truck Or am i just crazy?

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Old 12-11-2012, 10:20 PM   eBay Motors  #17 (permalink)
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I think the look of the tire has a little to do with the wheels size. I think you truck sits perfect.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:37 PM   eBay Motors  #18 (permalink)
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You're truck looks really good. It'll look better when you get new tires. This was mine when I had bald 35s. Looked awful! I was still waiting for my new tires to come in.
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:04 PM   eBay Motors  #19 (permalink)
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Get a bigger lift. Fords are taller from bottom of cab to top of cab than the OBS.

12 inches works.



And this was before I added 3 more inches to the back. In this pic the back was 1 3/4 lower than the front. Now it is about 1 inch higher to level under load. LWB on 37s.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:04 PM   eBay Motors  #20 (permalink)
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Installed an add-a-leaf and turned my keys up a little. Truck now sits 4ft even to the top of the fender opening all the way around.
I am gonna keep running these tires a little longer. They are 315/75/16's that i have had for over a year now. They measure in at 33.75" now with 55psi in them.
No wonder the tires looked small under the truck and the truck looked small.

Now that i know my tire size, i am second guessing if ill be able to clear 37's, I know when i do new tires, i wont be pulling in my garage anymore.
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