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Why is it that Belltech's 6" flip kit is almost double the DJM 6" flip kit for a reg cab truck? I dont need anything fancy I just need a 6" flip kit, is there any reason why I should pay double the price for the belltech?
 

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Belltech's notch wraps the frame and it also has an inner plate, djm is only on the outside of the frame.
 

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The flip kit is just a few pieces of metal it's not like they're going to be bent or anything. Ryan still has his :read:
 

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I've always used beltech parts so thats why I didn't even look at the djm flip kit or 4in drop lcas
 

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If you have metal, welder. You can make your own flipkit. But, buying it works too...
 

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there's no reason why you can't buy a used flip kit. I did. There are no parts to wear out and basically no welds to break. I bought a DJM flip kit and C-notch for $60 shipped on ebay. Look around, there are plenty of good deals.
 

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The flip kit is just a few pieces of metal it's not like they're going to be bent or anything. Ryan still has his :read:
i dunno bout that......i beleive it was Dan (fullthrottledan) that tore his apart a few years back when he had one from Chassis Tech on his truck....so they are all NOT made the same IMO...

i would suggest Belltech or Western Chassis..is what i have on mine and it is a very ncie peice IMO
 

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i dunno bout that......i beleive it was Dan (fullthrottledan) that tore his apart a few years back when he had one from Chassis Tech on his truck....so they are all NOT made the same IMO...

i would suggest Belltech or Western Chassis..is what i have on mine and it is a very ncie peice IMO
He's talking about quality parts, not shit made out of aluminum foil :slap: I would say a DJM kit isn't much different from a Belltech flip kit :imo
 

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OK. I'm about to get my truck lowered. The guy at the shop says that 2" leafs break and I should get the Mcgaugheys kit with spindles in front and a flip kit in the rear w/shackles to get the 2/4 I want. Quoted at $1031 installed. He said I don't need to notch the frame, though. Is that true? Mcgaugheys referred me to him.
 

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kinda weird that this went unanswered for 2 months. did you go with the 4/6? did you notch?

I'm almost certain you'd have to. Everyone has been telling me you need to notch at 5" and by looking at my truck with a 4" drop I'm almost certain 2 more inches would rest my frame on the axle.

1000k installed with notch would be a good deal. I think Schwab quoted me like $2200+. (all beltech. )
 

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Nothing went unanswered. No I still have not gone with a flip kit for $$$ reasons. When I do I have a shop that will install everything for $250. Now if I can just get a COMPLETE used kit for $250 that's only $500 for a complete 4/6
 

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yeah he asked if he needed a notch and I didn't see an answer... which would of course be "yes".

When I do I have a shop that will install everything for $250.
that's pretty good. Originally that's what I was going to do with my 3/4. I bought all the parts for $270 + shocks and was going to have it installed for around $300-350... but when the time came for them to do the install they kept putting me off... I finally did it myself. The notch I want to hire out tho.
 
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