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by cpyonker » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:48 pm

Alright so me and my dad are hoping to lift his truck before Christmas with the Markmc 3 inch front and 2.5 inch rear lift off eBay. And 1.25 too 2 inch spacers with 31s or 32s. The
Agreement was if I pay for the lift and spacers he would pay for tires. Do I need to replace the shocks or will they be fine for now?
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by BC backroader » Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:14 pm

You can keep the front shocks, though this would be a good time to upgrade to the Bilstien HD. The rears will have to be replaced with longer shocks, or you'll tear them apart in short order. BDS make a longer unit for our trucks.
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by cpyonker » Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:54 pm

Thanks and I keep hearing about z71 spring are those a nessesity or can they wait until further down the road
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by HARDTRAILZ » Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:40 pm

z71 is far from necessary.

The skyjacker are about the cheapest rear shocks people have good luck with
I hate to advocate weird chemicals, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone...but
they've always worked for me.
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by Anthony Hernandez » Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:09 am

I have a set of skyjackers sitting in a box somewhere.
Marks3"-moog 14's-fox shocks-z71's-4.56 gears-rear locker-
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by ARC- » Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:16 pm

Z71 on rear with OEM rear shocks.
Front is a 1.5" spacer and a tall oem GM spring with Bilstien HD.
Hacksaw and 5 lb hammer = 33" tire :viking:
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by cpyonker » Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:48 pm

Cool thanks guys

Glad to know I don't need to springs too. Anthony let me know about the shocks if you ever plan on selling them.
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by cpyonker » Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:13 am

ARC- wrote:Z71 on rear with OEM rear shocks.
Front is a 1.5" spacer and a tall oem GM spring with Bilstien HD.
Hacksaw and 5 lb hammer = 33" tire :viking:


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by Anthony Hernandez » Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:33 am

Yeah man, you want em?
Marks3"-moog 14's-fox shocks-z71's-4.56 gears-rear locker-
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by cpyonker » Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:36 pm

How much
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by Anthony Hernandez » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:31 pm

Pm me bro
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