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I understand the issues that come with oversized leveling kits and don't need input on why they are a bad idea.


My question is is the extra .5" and beefier uca's worth the extra $600 FTS charges?

FTS 4" -$1100 directly from FTS

RCX 3.5" -$479 from rough country
 

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Don't get the 3.5" kit. It gives you horrible angles. It's a 3.5" level, with UCA's to allow the OEM UCA's to not sit on the droops all the time...

Do a 2.5" level & a 1.25/1.5" Body Lift, or a RCX 5" or a full FTS 7" (Around $1300-$1500 Shipped with Basic shocks).
 

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Don't get the 3.5" kit. It gives you horrible angles. It's a 3.5" level, with UCA's to allow the OEM UCA's to not sit on the droops all the time...

Do a 2.5" level & a 1.25/1.5" Body Lift, or a RCX 5" or a full FTS 7" (Around $1300-$1500 Shipped with Basic shocks).

I don't mind the angles. Pinkey had over 100k on the 4" without issues and smfarmer has been running the same kit for a few years also without issues. Also worth mentioning that this is a mall crawler/pavement pounder
 

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But the 2.5" level and 1.5" BL will give the same height with no negatives. It's also rides 1000x better than a 3.5-4" "leveling kit". Why wouldn't you go that route?
 

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But the 2.5" level and 1.5" BL will give the same height with no negatives. It's also rides 1000x better than a 3.5-4" "leveling kit". Why wouldn't you go that route?
This is your best option, throw some bilsteins on there and don't look back.
 

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But the 2.5" level and 1.5" BL will give the same height with no negatives. It's also rides 1000x better than a 3.5-4" "leveling kit". Why wouldn't you go that route?

2.5 + 1.5 Body Lift doesn't let you run Cali lean like Andre and zeb do on their 4" FTS hence why I asked about oversized leveling kits and not 2.5+bl or any other setups
 

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Just remove or get smaller block on the rear for more Cali.

Trying to be as passive as I can but I'm asking about FTS 4" and RCX 3.5" kits. If I wanted input on 2.5 + BL I'd go into the leveling kit + BL thread. I wanted to know if the quality of FTS 4" kits made them worth the premium they charge in comparison to RCX 3.5 kits, but the consensus seems to be that the FTS 4" is overpriced

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We're trying to help you save money, get a decent ride, and get the same height as what your asking about. If you would search, you would see that pinkee and zeb complain that the ride sucks. You obviously don't know what your talking about because a little lean can be achieved by simply removing block. Your money, Do what you want. Just don't complain that your ride sucks and your ball joints are prematurely shot even if it is a "mall crawler/pavement pounder".




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We're trying to help you save money, get a decent ride, and get the same height as what your asking about. If you would search, you would see that pinkee and zeb complain that the ride sucks. You obviously don't know what your talking about. A little lean can still be achieved by removing block. Do what you want. Just don't complain that your ride sucks and your ball joints are prematurely shot.




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I appreciate that you guys are trying to help but like I said in my first post, I understand the cons of these kits. I've actually ridden in trucks with FTS 4" kits and they ride well imo. So can we please keep this thread on its original subject/questions

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You can't fix stupid. I give up. Have fun in your lumber wagon pickup, with rediculous LBJ, UBJ & TRE angles.
 

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Some ppl you can't help. Like everyone else has said, level and bl is far better than a stretched level
 

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Wheel/tire combo is probably the greatest factor in the ride. Zeb and pinkee both have/had huge wheel/low profile tire combos. I bet it would be a different scenario if you were running 17's on a D rated tire. I have 20 inch preds waiting to go on and I guarantee the ride will suffer.
 
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