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Old 12-30-2009, 05:21 AM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Lifting my 2WD....spindle kit only???

I have an 07 Classic 4x2 and want to lift it. I have looked at a lot of the lift kits available from CST, Cognito, etc....

Seems to me that with only 2WD I really could get by with just the CST 4" spindle lift for the front and 3" blocks in the rear and a set of shocks...

If anyone has done this sort of lift, I would sure appreciate your feedback....what about driveability, alignment, ball jooint wear, etc???

Any pics would be super....thanks, guys....
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Old 12-30-2009, 09:19 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-30-2009, 09:22 PM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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hate to say this but......


WHY THE HELL DO YOU WANT TO LIFT A 2WD TRUCK AND WHY DID YOU PURCHASE ONE?
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Old 12-30-2009, 10:41 PM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for the kind words.....I like to be made a fool of....

Why is it that the folks with the most worthless opinions ALWAYS have to offer them?????

It's my truck and it is paid for so I can set the SOB on FIRE if I want to.....then I can lift the hell out of it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anyone ever call you a jerk???
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Old 12-30-2009, 10:44 PM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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I think a lift would look AWESOME!!!!!
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Old 12-31-2009, 12:04 AM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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hate to say this but......


WHY THE HELL DO YOU WANT TO LIFT A 2WD TRUCK AND WHY DID YOU PURCHASE ONE?
with these trucks whats the differance between lifting a 2wd or a 4wd in the end it is just for looks lol its not like you lift it to hit intense trails plus why would you spend extra money for 4wd drive if you drive on ashphalt

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Old 12-31-2009, 12:24 AM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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I think that was the intention of the spindle lifts. ALthough, I dont know if I would go with a 3" block in the rear. Most lift kits only come with 2" Talk to Nick at NorCal Truck. (site vendor)
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Old 12-31-2009, 05:22 AM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
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Thanks for the reasonable and rational replies, guys....

Not that it matters, but I bought a 2WD because I very seldom go off road, except when towing my 5th wheel in a campground with a gravel road....and, 2WD does offer a slightly higher towing capacity be a couple of hundred pounds.

I used to own a 4x4, but after 3 years I had only engaged the 4x4 about 3 timess....once on the test drive when I bought it, once when my son asked how it worked, and one other time but I don't remember why....

SO, I determined I do not NEED 4WD, so why pay for it and why lose the towing capacity. Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against a cool 4x4 and know lots of folks that have them and enjoy them whether they go off road or not....

I like the look of lifted trucks, and have seen many 2wd trucks lifted...they look super and I don't intend to do a super lift....4" about the max.

Anyway, thanks for the decent replies...
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Old 12-31-2009, 06:02 AM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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Its your truck so by all means do what you want with it! Just my two cents, first off you have a great looking truck to start with. I think it would look good if you lowered it a bit and put some wheels on it. I don't know what this would do for your towing tho. On the other hand, it would look good lifted too. Mine is a 4x4 and like you I never use it and never plan to take my truck off road so its kinda pointless to have it. I probably use it 4 times a year when we get our small amount of snow and ice. Either way you go you will still have a good looking truck so I say do as you please!
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Old 12-31-2009, 10:19 AM   eBay Motors  #10 (permalink)
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don't have pics but have seen them and they look good. i would go with the cognito,talk to norcal nick about it.it would look great!
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