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Im sure that this is redundant but i couldn't find a clear answer. I have heard that the 2" "leveling kit" makes the truck sit higer in the front. I am looking at a 1.5" and am wondering if anyone else is running this. I just want it to sit level. There is a guy on here (SM3Silverado - i think) and i want my truck to sit level like his does.

My buddy has a leveling kit on his F150 and it sits higher in the front now and looks stupid IMO, i know its a different truck but i just dont want to order somthing and then be pissed.
 

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It all depends on which kit you buy. The spacers for the different 2.5" lifts are different heights. The CCM 2.5" lift spacers are 1-3/8" thick, the Auto Springs spacers are 1-1/2" thick, and the Total Performance spacers are 1-3/4" thick. From what I have seen on here and been told the CCM spacers make the truck sit perfectly level. I had the Total Performance spacers on my 07 Sierra and I had to replace the stock blocks with 2-1/2" blocks for it to sit level. I have ordered the Total Performance spacers again for my 09 Silverado and I am going to replace the rear blocks again just because I want it to sit higher. If you want it to sit level by only adding the front spacers then I would get the 2.5" CCM spacers off of ebay.

I have seen several trucks with the 2" kits and the front is still a little lower than the rear.
 

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My ready lift makes it sit perfectly level, welcome from a fellow Michigander
 

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I would guess that mine is on the lower side IMO. It sits very very noticeably lower in the front...it is really annoying actually!!

Thanks Xtreme! Where to get/how much were the 2.5" readylifts? There are so many of these effing things on Ebay i am confused whether to go with 2" or 2.5".
 

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I have the RC 2" lift and the back sits 1/4 to 1/2 inch higher in the rear. Paid $70 for the spacers locally.

I also added the 1.5" BL from Zone
 

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That looks good!! I think i am going to have to go with the 2"ers. Next question - what did you use to paint your bowties on the wheel? I was looking around for overlays but i dont think anyone makes them. I have the stock 20's.

I wish that GM just made all of them silver instead of that damn bronze color.
 

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My buddy has a leveling kit on his F150 and it sits higher in the front now and looks stupid IMO, i know its a different truck but i just dont want to order somthing and then be pissed.
Tell your buddy to get an add-a-leaf and that Ford will look WAY better. I had the 2" AS spacer in front with a pair of long leaf springs in the back. A friend and I both got 35's under our trucks w/o any real trouble. Just a bit of rub at full lock.

Anyway, I am wondering about the same thing as you. Have you looked at the Rough Country 3" kit? I am kind of leaning toward that. But AutoSpring has a spacer/leaf kit on eBay that is tempting as well. Their eBay name is "springbender" if you want to look at their stuff.
 

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Actually Suburban is where I got my truck. Got the spacers from Jeeperz Creeperz in Wyandott. Bow ties on the wheels were painted by taping off all the black and then spraying with red and clear. Don't let it dry to much because some of the paint came off with the tape. Let me know if you need any help.
 

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i got my ready lift from a member here used, it's just billet aluminum, so who cares! You can order them online or directly from readylift, i think mine is the 2.25" spacer come to think of it.

I think i am going to paint my bowties on my stock 20's silver and get rid of the bronze:ninja:
 

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Tell your buddy to get an add-a-leaf and that Ford will look WAY better. I had the 2" AS spacer in front with a pair of long leaf springs in the back. A friend and I both got 35's under our trucks w/o any real trouble. Just a bit of rub at full lock.

Anyway, I am wondering about the same thing as you. Have you looked at the Rough Country 3" kit? I am kind of leaning toward that. But AutoSpring has a spacer/leaf kit on eBay that is tempting as well. Their eBay name is "springbender" if you want to look at their stuff.
Yea i think the RC kit is the way to go, but i don't know if i want to go that high plus with the hit i just took at work $$ is now a factor since i have all my effing toyz to pay for too. I might eventually, but all i want is 33's and if they rub a little i am not going to cry about it ya know.

rtwing - thanks for the tip. Its kind of funny cause i just finished painting my front bowtie and i was thinking about trying it the way you explained but talked myself out of it being a B****. Anyway maybe i'll give it a shot.
 

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Im sure that this is redundant but i couldn't find a clear answer. I have heard that the 2" "leveling kit" makes the truck sit higer in the front. I am looking at a 1.5" and am wondering if anyone else is running this. I just want it to sit level. There is a guy on here (SM3Silverado - i think) and i want my truck to sit level like his does.

My buddy has a leveling kit on his F150 and it sits higher in the front now and looks stupid IMO, i know its a different truck but i just dont want to order somthing and then be pissed.
I have the readylift 2.2d leveling kit. I jus seen this thread. I would have posted earlier.
 

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I put a 2.5" leveling kit (the CCM one) on my truck, it still sits 1/4" lower in the front than the rear.
 
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