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I'd like to hear everybody's opinion on which lift I should go with. I drive about 100 miles a day on a crappy highway so I don't want the control arms to be stretched out like a leveling kit. So far I have been leaning towards the 6" Zone lift but I would like the height of the RC 7.5"

It will be going on a 08 1500 4wd ext w/oem 20's and 35/12.50's
 

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My truck is my DD as well. I've had no problems with the RC kit so far. My round trip commute is about 65 miles on interstate FWIW.
 

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I had a fabtech on my 02 which was my dd. No complaints at all. Never had any problems. Only thing I didn't like about it was that it makes your truck sit cali unless you add a bigger block or aal (which I did) Other than that I loved it.
 

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My truck is my DD as well. I've had no problems with the RC kit so far. My round trip commute is about 65 miles on interstate FWIW.
I like the Cali lean your truck has. Is that the way the kit came from RCX or did you raise the front even higher? I want it to sit even or an inch higher in the back because I tow a trailer with it and I don't want to have any psi in the helper bags when I am not towing.
 

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My truck doesn't sit as cali as that pic shows. It has settled to level. The concrete in that picture is not level so its a little deceiving.
 

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the only thing i dont like about the RC kit is that it doesnt fully drop the front diff. other than that seems like a decent kit.
 

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i would go with the 8" fabtech and leave it at 8" that way you will get the best ride possible, although i did have a 6" procomp on my 08 tahoe cranked to 8" and rode as good or mayb better than stock and that was with mx6 coils in the front and resis in the back.
 

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^^ problem with the fabtech is you cant run stock wheels without spacers.
 

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Can't run stock wheels with the Zone.

After doing all my research I found that the RCX 7.5" and Superlift 6" are about the only kits that will allow you to run stock 20" wheels. Those that were in my price range anyways.
 

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I have quite a few RC 7.5s out without any issues so far. Its a great kit for the money.
Also, the Zone 6.5 is a good kit for a budget lift.'
Let me know if you need a price on any lift.
 

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i would have to say 6" Superlift with superlift leaf springs, bilstein shocks, and superlift coil bodys.
 

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i would have to say 6" Superlift with superlift leaf springs, bilstein shocks, and superlift coil bodys.
Are you running Superlift springs? How do they ride? Im thinking of running 4" springs w/ my 1" zero rates and 4" shackle flip. Not feeling the cali lean I got going on.
 

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Especially after I had 750lbs in the bed and rubbed the shit out of it lol. I guess I need helpers too :( I think 2.5" of Cali is to much though. 1" is perfect :imo
 

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Rancho 4". Actually more like 6". I have stock 18's that work with it, so I don't know if the 20's will work. Keeping them for my winter/back-up wheels.
 
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