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so i started off with a 1999 gmc sierra nbs with worn suspension and well i ran out of daylight or it would be done.

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you can see the new leafs on the ground.

parts
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shock extender and shock
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getting to it
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new leafs and 2" blocks
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shock and extender on
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almost done
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driver side
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with the right tools...
driver side front leaf spring bolt
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rear done
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pasenger side front
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old vrs new 2" spring
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getting there
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springs, new shocks and rough country 3" spindle.
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not sure if you can tell but i had put the hub on wrong but latter fixed it.


list of parts used and links.

maxtrac 2" springs
[ame]http://www.amazon.com/Maxtrac-Suspension-750920-8-Silverado-Engine/dp/B00D3XX3RI/ref=sr_1_1?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1418412256&sr=1-1&keywords=2%22+lift+coil+spring+for+gm&pebp=1418413130050[/ame]

oe leaf springs
http://www.generalspringkc.com/product_p/22-1221.htm

front shocks for 2 wheel drive
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/exp-315515

shock extenders
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/rls-67-3809/overview/

3" rough country knuckles
http://www.roughcountry.com/gm-front-lifted-knuckles-7501.html

2" blocks
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/slf-3825/overview/year/1999/make/gmc/model/sierra-1500



stock measurements were

front 32" driver 32 1/2" pass
rear 34 1/2" driver 35" pass


lifted measurements

front 36 1/2" driver 36 1/2" pass
rear 37 1/2" driver 37 1/2" pass
 

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looking good...make sure those springs are well in that lower control arm pocket.
 

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they are in the indentations in the bottom control arm seat.
 

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finished definitely need an alignment.
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better pic after alignment

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hows the ride with those springs?
 

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they feel fine to me nothing to bouncy and not to firm...


definitely not like driving this...
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thanks
 

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just a pic from today.
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All that and it's still shorter than a stock z71 on 285s.
yea well im good with the way it sits, thank you.

and im only running a 245/75/16 until these go bad.
 

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Checkout also Sergios build I have pics in there as well. Remember you have to notch the frame and plate that back in as well. Its not super hard but it is time consuming to do it right...good luck
 

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Bros Cranked 4x4 on 285s 39" fenders front and back
idk how front crank affects rear but 4x4 uses 2" blocks just like OP used. By the looks of OPs pics hes pretty much leveled with the rear. I see no need to knock the guy because he did a mild/very usable lift on his truck :shrug: No one gives a fuck what ur brother drives or his fender height, OP didn't build this to be higher than ur bro or anyone else.

Ignorant posts like these are what this place DOESNT need.

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Bros Cranked 4x4 on 285s 39" fenders front and back

and these are fender to ground.

stock measurements were

front 32" driver 32 1/2" pass
rear 34 1/2" driver 35" pass


lifted measurements

front 36 1/2" driver 36 1/2" pass
rear 37 1/2" driver 37 1/2" pass

idk how front crank affects rear but 4x4 uses 2" blocks just like OP used. By the looks of OPs pics hes pretty much leveled with the rear. I see no need to knock the guy because he did a mild/very usable lift on his truck :shrug: No one gives a fuck what ur brother drives or his fender height, OP didn't build this to be higher than ur bro or anyone else.

Ignorant posts like these are what this place DOESNT need.

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thanks you 2005_Silverado
 

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Checkout also Sergios build I have pics in there as well. Remember you have to notch the frame and plate that back in as well. Its not super hard but it is time consuming to do it right...good luck
what are you talking about?
 
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