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Well I finally have done it fellas. I got the body lift from Tex Lurch in on Thursday just as was promised (great seller) and I put it on today with the help of 2 friends. Thanks Stephen (in one of the pictures below) and Jonathan because they helped a done and it wouldn't have been done with out them. It took us a little over 7 hours to get it all done, but about 80% of that was the gap guards, bumper brackets, and such. I can not believe that I wasn’t going to do the body lift y self and I am so glad that I have friend who are mechanically inclined. The truck clears my 35’s pretty easy if you ask me and I am not sure what tire combo I am going to go with now. I did it with the PA body kit and it worked and went together greatly. Well enough rambling here are the pics that you all want.
P.S. I will get better pics tomorrow when it is bright and sunny and nerf bars will be coming in the future to take care of that frame showing.






 

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Looks good man, Its always a surprise what a mere 3 inches can do for a truck. I think if your crank the tortion bars a inch and a half or so and get some 2 inch blocks in the back its look really bad. Just my 2 pennies. But really, looks great and keep it up. BTW, how do you like your L5's?? My cousin works for kicker and got me a really awsome deal on some and now i just need to get them put in. How do they sound?
 
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Tha's my boy blue truck in the picture, but it used to be my truck before I sold it in order to get my Z.

Thanks for the compliments.

The L5's beat down pretty damn hard man. I really really like them and they can take some power. I feed mine about 500 a piece and listen to them wide open about 90% of the time i am in the truck and they still sound clean and tight everyday. I'd go for them man.
 

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dude it looks damn good, a slight torsion crank and some 1.5 inch blocks would make it look freakin awesome. i wouldn't turn my torsion bars up much though, from what i hear it isn't too good and it rides like a bitch <--- i know from experience!
 
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I am not sure on the tire and wheel combo yet to be honest. I was thinking 35's on 15x8 or 33's on 15x10's but I am not sure. I might try to get some 35s on 15x10 to fit with some trimming but I doubt I am going to go that far with it. Maybe just some wide 33's.
 
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Well I already have 35's under there on the stock rims and they cleared fine with just a tb crank before the bodylift. So I am having a hard time justifing a 3" lift in order to run tires that are 2" shorter.
 
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Well I believe I have decided on the rims. I am going to go with some Centerline Hellcats in 15x10. I just wish that I could find them in chrome, but I found them brand new for 515 to my door so that isn't bad at all.
 
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