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I just purchased a 2007 GMC sierra 1500 with a leveling kit already installed. I want to install a 3" leveling kit to clear 315 70 17 Nitto Trail Grapp tires I previously had on my other truck. Will 3" be enough to clear these tires?
 

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I just purchased a 2007 GMC sierra 1500 with a leveling kit already installed. I want to install a 3" leveling kit to clear 315 70 17 Nitto Trail Grapp tires I previously had on my other truck. Will 3" be enough to clear these tires?
You can clear them on a 2.5" level with factory rims if your determined enough. A good bit of plastic trimming and the large NorCal fender mod it can be done. Your going to rub the sway bar at full lock no matter what.

Here's mine, trimmed a got bit of metal and plastic. 2.5" level with 295 70 18 (34.5x12) trails.

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I had 34.5s and had to cut metal and plastic. Still wouldn't do any hardcore flexin because id rub like crazy
 

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Where are you all cutting plastic at? I understand the metal yes, due to nor-cal fender mod, but no plastic should be involved with it. Here is my truck on stock 20s and 35" toyos, no scrub no matter how hard I flexed.
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Thank y'all for the replys! I am new to the GMC's and have no idea where to even begin. Lol. Why wouldn't you do a 3" level? Because of the CV axle angles? If anyone needs some help with a Toyota Tacoma I can give you lots of help with them! Lol
 

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Where are you all cutting plastic at? I understand the metal yes, due to nor-cal fender mod, but no plastic should be involved with it. Here is my truck on stock 20s and 35" toyos, no scrub no matter how hard I flexed.
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The fender liner. Like i had to cut mine fairly high. about to where the chrome stops on your front bumper
 

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I did that part on mine by poking 2 small holes side by side in it about 6" up from the bottom and using a black zip-tie to pull it back. no liner was cut
 

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You were the one who inspired me to run 295s with a 2.5" level lol
Haha, can't beat that combo imo. Especially on those z71 wheels.

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Typically leveling kits over 2-2.5" max out the stock upper ball joints and CV shafts on the NNBS models, sometimes at normal ride height but more commonly with minimal droop travel. If you're set on a 3" setup we offer a 3.5" Adventure series kit that includes new upper control arms and a full front differential relocation setup. Our upper control arms are designed to increase travel from the stock design by using a repositioned ball joints for a more neutral operating angle. The included differential drop setup will take care of correcting your CV angles. http://zoneoffroad.com/zone-offroad-products-3.5in-suspension-lift-kit-chevy-gmc/c29


Or you could go with a leveling kit + body lift setup like Gator mentioned. Our 3.5" combo kit - http://zoneoffroad.com/zone-offroad-products-3.5in-suspension-lift-kit-chevy-gmc-pickup/c1350.

PM me if you're interested, we're always running a promo on here.

-Steve
 
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