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I have a 2008 GMC with a 4 inch drop up front and i used belltech coils and spindles.. i dont like the coils there seem kinda bouncy.. i want to try the belltech struts now..but heres my question can i cut a lil bit off the stock coil to drop it 4 1/2 to 5 inch drop if possible how much do i cut... thanks.
 

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so it rides bad?
so instead you want to cut stock coils to make it lower?

I don't follow...
more info on the truck would be nice.. I'm figuring its an NNBS but I dunno fo sho.

IMO Coils and Spindles ride fine with good shocks.. The front of my truck rides perfect with the same combo.
 

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yes i already installed the belltech upper control arm bushings for more adjustment..i have an extra set of mcguahys 1 inch drop coils would it b ok to use those with the struts set at 2 inches..will the coils sag over time? thanks for the input guys.
 

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I just got done un-lowering my wifes 07 suburban. Got tired of fixing curbed 24's and hearing about the bad ride. Leveled the front with the belltech struts I had in there and set the back to stock height. Going to go with 33" dune grapplers on 22" centerlines. Sorry for the threadjack.
 

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thanks for all the fast responces guys..well the truck is lowered 4/7 and i kinda want to get rid of the cali lean...kinda want it lower in the front but if it makes my ride worse than ill js leave it as is..
 

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thanks for all the fast responces guys..well the truck is lowered 4/7 and i kinda want to get rid of the cali lean...kinda want it lower in the front but if it makes my ride worse than ill js leave it as is..
If you're wanting a better ride - get the 2" belltech struts on stock coils

If you're wanting to go lower - get the struts, set them at 1" and use the 2" belltech coils.

Don't use the Mcgaughys coils at all.
 

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4 inch djm a arms and belltech 1 inch lowering struts in front ride great. if you have spindles now and want a good ride you can go with 2 inch lowering struts and 1 inch spring but honeslty that wont ride as well as the djm with stock springs and 1 inch belltech struts.

with the 4 inch djm set up and 1 inch lowering struts aligns perfect also and you can also use the spindles and get the 3 inch arms for 5.

I sell both the djm a arms and belltech struts cheapest anywhere if your interested shoot me a pm. If you see it anywhere for cheaper shipped just shoot me the link and ill beat anyones prices

tony
 

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4 inch djm a arms and belltech 1 inch lowering struts in front ride great. if you have spindles now and want a good ride you can go with 2 inch lowering struts and 1 inch spring but honeslty that wont ride as well as the djm with stock springs and 1 inch belltech struts.

with the 4 inch djm set up and 1 inch lowering struts aligns perfect also and you can also use the spindles and get the 3 inch arms for 5.

I sell both the djm a arms and belltech struts cheapest anywhere if your interested shoot me a pm. If you see it anywhere for cheaper shipped just shoot me the link and ill beat anyones prices

tony

I've talked to a few people who say anything shorter on the coil/strut coupled with the DJM arms wont align? I thought it HAD to be stock coil/strut.
 

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thats a first. ive sold a few sets on here belltech struts djm a arms no issues also spindles/djm a arms for 6 inches
 
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