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Looking to level out my 2022 Trailboss 3.0.
Anyone have experience here? Will the rough country 1.5 inch leveling kit work or do I need to go with the ready lift kit that includes new control arms?

Thought it feedback welcomed.
 
The RC kit will definitely lift your truck and 1000s of Silverado owners have successfully used it. I spent a little more and got the RL kit with the UCAs to adjust the balljoint angle. Still puts the axles at a "steeper" angle but better than using the stock arms.
 
Looking to level out my 2022 Trailboss 3.0.
Anyone have experience here? Will the rough country 1.5 inch leveling kit work or do I need to go with the ready lift kit that includes new control arms?

Thought it feedback welcomed.

I looking and researching myself. I was going with RC 1.5" but seems like the go to here is the Ready Lift kit with control arms. Seems like if you pay this much for a truck, then you do it right and get the new control arms. But now looking at the SST 2" lift. It's $659 versus $500. But Amazon has it for about $550. One guy found on Ebay for $495. Let me know what you decide.
 
the 2" will most likely need the rear lifted with the new blocks, where as the 1.75 sits the truck dead level.
this is a 1.75 Front only, with the arms

i promise, in about a week, my weather is looking up and full paint correction and detail is coming. my weekends are freeing up...i have both vehicles to. and the TB is the little brother, the 23 Denali DRW will be the big dog.
 

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Looks good. Yes, with the 2" front it also comes with a 3" block. So essentially you'd be adding 1" to the rear and 2" to the front. So you'd have 3" in back and 4" in front so that should leave you with about .5" of rack. Should.
 
I am watching this thread closely as I am new here and just got my 24 Trail Boss about a month ago. My dealership has told me that they can level my truck with a kit and new control arms are not required. The gentleman I spoke with said they do it all the time and all warranty will remain in tact if they do the level. There seems to be so much knowledge on the site , just thought I would see what advice was given to the OP as I want to make sure I do this correctly. Thanks and watching closely!
 
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Me too. Rough Country offers a level kit without arms. Ready Lift has one with arms. The arms may very well not be necessary. But...I'm in the same boat, 3 month old '24 so want to make sure it's done right and arms can't do anything but help.
My previous truck I added 3.25" on the front with new coilovers and kept stock arms and never had any issues. I find this forum much better. I had a Tubdra and it was a huge forum but a lot really pushed what they said you needed and it was $3000-4000 setups and overkill.

Ready Lift runs like 450. You can find the Ready Lift 2" SST for like 550 so now I'm in a holding pattern.
 
logical thinking process...GM makes a bazillion trucks, then offers a model with a 2" lift. Americans then want to lift more, as easily and cheaply as possible...

the upper arm geometry by design, starts to quickly diminish as the truck goes up, and the arm angle goes down. the BALLJOINT angle is what gets maxed out first. by using the aftermarket arms, they correct that BJ angle to relieve stress. for me, it isnt about droop and busting a joint, it is about the continued loading of the joint at or nearest its side load limit.


i would prefer a full blown suspension system...which will come, just deciding WHO's system i like best. my 2500 series Rams...all 3 that i have owned...have all had CARLI AND THUREN parts.
 
The Ready Lift control arms raise the front 1.75". This makes the truck dead level.
That's what someone says but not sure if that would work on mine. Reason being and I need to re-meausure but I'm pretty sure I have 1.5" rake so that would sit high in front. RL even responded when I emailed and said that using the upper and lower spacers would put front a little high, just go with one set to level. Someone noted they used both and it was dead level but because of body lines the front looked high.
 
That's what someone says but not sure if that would work on mine. Reason being and I need to re-meausure but I'm pretty sure I have 1.5" rake so that would sit high in front. RL even responded when I emailed and said that using the upper and lower spacers would put front a little high, just go with one set to level. Someone noted they used both and it was dead level but because of body lines the front looked high.
We talked in another thread and you asked me if I measured. At the time I hadn't. I finally measured and with a brand new '24 TB and RL 2" SST I'm actually an inch higher in the back. That's with the 3" rear block. But, that makes sense since the 2" SST is a lift kit, not a leveling kit.
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We talked in another thread and you asked me if I measured. At the time I hadn't. I finally measured and with a brand new '24 TB and RL 2" SST I'm actually an inch higher in the back. That's with the 3" rear block. But, that makes sense since the 2" SST is a lift kit, not a leveling kit.

Ahh, sorry I didn't catch that. I'm going home today and measure just to see what I'm at. That is what I was afraid of, because yep, lift kit. I figured, adding 1" in rear with new blocks would put me at 2.5" higher than front (if I'm 1.5" lower in front with stock) but adding an additional 2" in front would only leave me .5" higher in rear which may look level. But if you're 1" in rear, kinda defeats the purpose. Gain some in back but didn't fix rake.

Can remember if you had pics? Thanks!!
 
I am watching this thread closely as I am new here and just got my 24 Trail Boss about a month ago. My dealership has told me that they can level my truck with a kit and new control arms are not required. The gentleman I spoke with said they do it all the time and all warranty will remain in tact if they do the level. There seems to be so much knowledge on the site , just thought I would see what advice was given to the OP as I want to make sure I do this correctly. Thanks and watching closely!
Just curious, which state are you in? I reached out to the dealer I purchased from but it was another state so not like I'm going to take back to them for the work but I wanted to get their take and how they handle. Actually I assumed on lifts when they list 'dealer installed' that is was actually a local shop they contracted out to and the dealer didn't perform the work, they just listed as 'dealer installed' since it was equipped as such from the factory.
 
Ahh, sorry I didn't catch that. I'm going home today and measure just to see what I'm at. That is what I was afraid of, because yep, lift kit. I figured, adding 1" in rear with new blocks would put me at 2.5" higher than front (if I'm 1.5" lower in front with stock) but adding an additional 2" in front would only leave me .5" higher in rear which may look level. But if you're 1" in rear, kinda defeats the purpose. Gain some in back but didn't fix rake.

Can remember if you had pics? Thanks!!
I may lower the back, but I'm going to wait. We pull a camper in the summer and I want to see what kind of squat I have before I pull that 3 in block out. Here's how it sits now, on it's tiny tires, lol.
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