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I am about to make the move and buy my lift. I have been thinking about the procomp. My questions, since this lift drops the diff a full 6", I could use the torsion bars and crank it to 8"? I would also like to know how difficult is it to install?, does it require any welding or heavy cutting? Also, w/ the 3" body lift I already have, and the procomp cranked to 8, I would be able to run 38s, I am thinking about the 38 x 15.50 PJs, would that be too big of a tire for the lift I am trying to use? My last question, where would be the best and cheapest place to buy the procomp lift, w/ driveshaft. I found it for around 1500 at 4 wheel parts. Thanks
 

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The instal isnt to bad, some cutting and one small plate to weld (very easy weld). I wouldnt try to fit 38s, you could with trimming, but its a bad idea. You will tear your IFS apart. The procomp is a great lift, ive been very happy with mine. I would put it on, put on some 36x14.50s and crank your bars only to the point where they dont rub, dont max them unless you absolutly must. No point in putting that much stress on your IFS unless you have to.
 

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The instal isnt to bad, some cutting and one small plate to weld (very easy weld). I wouldnt try to fit 38s, you could with trimming, but its a bad idea. You will tear your IFS apart. The procomp is a great lift, ive been very happy with mine. I would put it on, put on some 36x14.50s and crank your bars only to the point where they dont rub, dont max them unless you absolutly must. No point in putting that much stress on your IFS unless you have to.
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The procomp is a nice kit you should like it alot. The only thing you have to cut is a part of the driverside rear Dif. mounting bracket. And weld a plate back in its place. And if I remember correctly grinding/cutting the bump stop mount off but its no big deal really.
You could max it out at 8" and trim and roll some 38's but IMHO it just isnt worth it. A wide 36 or even a skinny 37 would look just as good IMO with out all the cranking and extra stress on the IFS.

Cant wait to see pics :head:
 

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just fyi this is about the same lift as your talking about but with a 6" RCD lift and i do not rub anywhere and yes I have taking it offroad to havasu and in the mud up by irvine lake and had no probs with it hitting anywhere. But i would go with what DE says he really knows his shit and i think my ifs might be more beefed up than yours since mines a HD.

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The HD IFS is a whole different monster. It has a 9.2" differential, the half ton is a much weaker 8.2" diff. The HDs have much stronger CVs, tie rods, bigger ball joints... The list goes on. 38s on an HD is totally different than 38s on a half ton.

BTW KoTTon, you got a hi-res (1280x1024ish?) versipon of that pic you would want to submit to the GMFS screen saver
 

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kotton props on the truck, what does your rear look like?
 

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Hey dark i sent you some pics through e-mail tell me if you got them. And kyle heres a pic of the back.

 
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