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by ice79 » Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:57 pm

I purchased a suspension lift, not gonna mention the name. going to install it this week and I was wondering if I could put a photo up (before and after) I'm a new member don't know to upload photos. I have a 2004 TB, four-wheel-drive. I'm going with three in the front two in the rear. I want to stay with the original 17 inch rims. just one beefy tires. I would like any recommendations. Thanks
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by v7guy » Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:01 pm

Tire size is going to be dependent on gearing and supporting mods. Brand of tire is going to be dependent on your budget and goals.

If you go to the "upload attachment" section when posting a reply you can upload a photo to the site straight off your phone or pc.

If you got one of the super cheap outside the strut spacer kits for the front you will destroy shocks, axles, balljoints, front differential, etc. We've had one new member not heed the warning in the past and it literally destroyed his front end.
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by Jrgunn5150 » Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:28 pm

Why not mention the name? I'm happy with my MarkMc lift, no matter what anyone say's I'll stand by that lol.

You can also create a Photobucket account for hosting your pics so they all stay in one place, or use tinyurl for a one shot deal. If you're posting from tapatalk they will also host the pics for you.
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by ice79 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:25 am

i purchased a supreme suspension 3" front 2" rear also how can i tell if i have G 80 Rear
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by mason10198 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:30 am

Check the RPO code sticker in your glove box. Look for the code G80, and if it's there that's what you've got.

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by ice79 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:34 am

thank you
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by ice79 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:42 am

2004 TB 4x4 this is before LIFT... its raining today so wont be done today
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by Jrgunn5150 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 7:33 pm

ice79 wrote:i purchased a supreme suspension 3" front 2" rear also how can i tell if i have G 80 Rear



Interesting, I'm not familiar with them, let us know how it turns out!
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by ice79 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:03 pm

I'll take picture of the parts And let me know what you think I'll have to do it tommrow parts @ work
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by Jrgunn5150 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:19 pm

I found it on Amazon, I'm mainly just curious if it reuses the stock upper bushing or replaces it with something better.
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by v7guy » Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:24 am

It appears to be a basic copy of Mark MCs 2.5" lift, it should reuse the stock bushing.
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by ice79 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:38 pm

I have a question about my AC I have the heat on in the truck but it sounds like the AC compressor is still running it clicks was wondering if that was normal or if there's a issue there
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by v7guy » Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:13 pm

It's normal
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by ice79 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 3:09 pm

Thank you
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by navigator » Thu Feb 25, 2016 3:54 pm

I'm not sure if the compressor cycles all the time the heat is on but for sure when the defroster is on. I read somewhere GM did that because running them some in the off-season reduced issues. I had an issue with my K1500 where the ac compressor was cycling on/off, a lot when I was runner ng heat/defrost. That is when I read about the compressor running when the defrost was on. Something about the hea being a little drier or something as well. Mine kept cycling on/off because I was low on freon. I added freon and it started working normally again.
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