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I want bilstein 5100's. Which ones fit on our trucks? I'd like to do a 2" level on mine. I also want to run 33x12.50 on 22x12 -44. Think it will rub with this combo?
 

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I want bilstein 5100's. Which ones fit on our trucks? I'd like to do a 2" level on mine. I also want to run 33x12.50 on 22x12 -44. Think it will rub with this combo?
sounds good but likely will rub. Im on 33x12.5x20 with 1.5 inch leveling. I get full turn rub (flap is 2/3 cut held on by the 3 screws) but I love the look, I can't lift it or it won't fit in my garage
 
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sounds good but likely will rub. Im on 33x12.5x20 with 1.5 inch leveling. I get full turn rub (flap is 2/3 cut held on by the 3 screws) but I love the look, I can't lift it or it won't fit in my garage
I have a question... I was told I should not level it because it already has a 2" lift without a drop diff bracket. They said my angles would be way off to where my cv's and ball joints would be at really bad angles. Is this true? I know it would be bad to put a 3" level on a stock truck.

I think I am just going to put a 4" Zone on it with bilstein 5100's. That way I can lift it a little more in the front if I need to.
 

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I have a question... I was told I should not level it because it already has a 2" lift without a drop diff bracket. They said my angles would be way off to where my cv's and ball joints would be at really bad angles. Is this true? I know it would be bad to put a 3" level on a stock truck.

I think I am just going to put a 4" Zone on it with bilstein 5100's. That way I can lift it a little more in the front if I need to.
I have not replaced my UCAs yet. I'm not off roading and only 1.5" but I have seen recommendations for doing so. A Chevy dealer here did mine and made no recommendation about it. If it would've fit in my garage... Just do the lift and level !!!
 
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I have not replaced my UCAs yet. I'm not off roading and only 1.5" but I have seen recommendations for doing so. A Chevy dealer here did mine and made no recommendation about it. If it would've fit in my garage... Just do the lift and level !!!
Gotcha. Yeah I agree. Thanks
 

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So is the 1.5 inch lower strut spacer/block seem safe on cv/ball joint geometry ?? Im really wanting to pick mine up in the front to make it exactly level ... 2020 TB double cab
 
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So is the 1.5 inch lower strut spacer/block seem safe on cv/ball joint geometry ?? Im really wanting to pick mine up in the front to make it exactly level ... 2020 TB double cab
I have seen that Cv's are fine but I would get after market uca's for sure. I haven't messed with my suspension as of yet. Hopefully later this year mine will be 4" taller.
 

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You could probably drive forever with an $80 spacer lift.
I just felt better spending more and getting UCAs to go with the spacers to maintain proper angles.
 

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sounds good but likely will rub. Im on 33x12.5x20 with 1.5 inch leveling. I get full turn rub (flap is 2/3 cut held on by the 3 screws) but I love the look, I can't lift it or it won't fit in my garage
What kit did you use ? I just had a Rough Country 1.5" leveling kit put in my 2022 Trail Boss and now im getting clunky turning going over bumps/up/down while turning over what would stress the front end. Just made another appointment with Chevy as they installed it.
 

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What kit did you use ? I just had a Rough Country 1.5" leveling kit put in my 2022 Trail Boss and now im getting clunky turning going over bumps/up/down while turning over what would stress the front end. Just made another appointment with Chevy as they installed it.
I too have he RC kit that the dealer (chevy) installed. Considering change of the (stock) UCAs because of the posts about angles but I don't go off road much. Here is what my flaps look like after putting on the 35s
 

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I too have he RC kit that the dealer (chevy) installed. Considering change of the (stock) UCAs because of the posts about angles but I don't go off road much. Here is what my flaps look like after putting on the 35s
But RC says you dont need UCAs with just a 1.5" level. Any clunking on yours ?
 

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But RC says you dont need UCAs with just a 1.5" level. Any clunking on yours ?
No clunking just rub. The UCAs are just a back of the mind thing. But I don't drive much off road let alone aggressively off road. I think most of the UCA changes are done (recommended) with the 1.75" and up
 

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No clunking just rub. The UCAs are just a back of the mind thing. But I don't drive much off road let alone aggressively off road. I think most of the UCA changes are done (recommended) with the 1.75" and up
I dont offroad. I'm running stock everything besides the leveling kit. Hopefully it just needs a re torquing. I'm pissed.
 
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