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Old 07-25-2009, 10:32 PM
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This is a section that is being constructed for LOWERED truck talk. We will be discussing many aspects of LOWERING your ride. As well as showing off your LOWERED ride. Many members of the LOWER CLASS CLUB will be draggin' thru... So feel free to ask questions and post ideas and what ever you feel pertains to this section ..... please keep it to LOWERED expectation.......thank you

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Old 07-27-2009, 12:12 PM
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Oh how to lower a truck with 4x4?
 
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:23 PM
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if thats what you want we can help you ....
 
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:41 PM
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mines a 4x4 and I did 2" drop shackles from moes performance for the rear, and I loosened the T bar bolts 2 turns to lower the front 1.5"
 
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Old 07-28-2009, 12:28 AM
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so is it alot harder to lower the truck with a 4x4 cuz i wanna do it to mine maybe a 2in in the front 4in in the rear. how expensive would that be? and would the 4x4 work just like as it did before or would it mess up in the long run? id ont see why it would mess anything up but who knows i've learned alot and been proven wrong way to many times on here.. Trail and Error baby WOOOOT! lol
 
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McGaughy's make a kit for the 4x4 --2/4 drop. it uses spindles and the flip kit i think for around 540.00. i think if you go lower you run into problems
 
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Old 07-28-2009, 11:04 AM
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truthfully I want to be able to drop him in the summer and lift him in the winter... for the drop nothing extreme for the lift maybe the equivelent to leveling kit 1.5 rear 2.5 front... do they make a kit that will offer both or am I gonna have to buy separate stuff them change it every season?
 
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Old 07-28-2009, 11:27 AM
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I would just do the cranking of the T bars for winter, and loosening of them in the summer. you'll just get to know your alignment shop really good. and just swap out shackles at the same time. it would be the cheapest way.. or go buy the $600+ lowering kit and remove it everywinter... but that sounds like a PITA

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yeah i think changing spindles twice a year would suck. practice makes perfect. sounds like jonny is on the right track for what you want
 
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lol wat are u guys talking about. if u wanna change ur ride height quickly with the flip of a switch get some air bags like this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lx5Vqh881a4

or this thing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuJ2xL1hBis
 

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