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    Bob P
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    Motorcycling
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    2020 SILVERADO RST

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  1. Final got some new tires. Have a bilstein 6112 up front set a 2 inch. With 1.25 block in rear from 2009 silverado. Went with 275/65/20 Bridgstone Revo 3. 34.1 Tall. Was looking at a lot of different tires. They got good reviews and where one of the most lightest LT tires out there 52 lbs. Was considering the Nitto Terra Grappler this size in p-metric was 47 lbs. But Revo reviews sold me. Was still concerned about contact on the mud flap up front. I removed it before I got the tires to see if I could gain some more clearance. There was a 1/8 thick metal tab in the back where contact would be
  2. I think I added the shocks to my cart again after I ordered them from 4WP . Then they sent me an e-mail left something behind save 5% good for a couple days. Called them asked if i could apply to my order while I waited for my shocks. They did. Worth a shot. Good luck with your set up. Post some pic.
  3. Ok I like them so far. Had them installed today at a shop I have use for some time. They do alignment also. A month I installed KYB's on my wife's 2014 impala as I was coming down with Covid. Did the rear. Had front strut off but head was pounding. Called it quits told her take it there. For the price with alignment I was like. Lets do this. I set them at 2 inch's when I installed the spring's . Anyway Just drove home about 8 miles . Definitely stiffer then the RC's . But not jarring by any means. I like it. It raised it to 39.5 inch's in the front. Where I was at when first installed
  4. Right after i wrote that I literally I got an e-mail your order shipped. Got them on Saturday. The springs are thicker the the factory. I put a caliper on them. Plus tightly wound compared to factory or the Rough Country which the springs were even thinner in dia then the factory springs. The Rough Country have settled over a inch. My Front measures at 38.5 now. I have posted pic when I first got them installed was at 40 inch's. Factory height was 38 inch's. Have 1.25 blocks in back. Measures at 40.25. I swapped over the top hats to the Beilsteins with a spring compressor from harbor freig
  5. 6112 seem to be back ordered pretty deep. Ordered March 25 from 4 wheel parts. Saved 5 percent on the order anyway. Summit racing says they won't come in till the end of July. Want to replace my Rough Country 2 inch leveling struts. Love the ride of them. But they seem to settled a good 1/2 or more lower from the 2 inch. Well set the 6112 at 2 inch. Hope the springs keeps the height.
  6. 2020 RST 5.3 Borla touring factory brazel . Love the sound. Not to loud. Wish I went with the dual tips. But no regrets at all. RotoFab air cleaner also.
  7. Yes those are the ones. You will love the ride quality Better then stock plus the lift. Get alignment done after. This was the day I installed. Did further test. It did hit when I jacked up the truck let tire hang.
  8. Yes don’t install them. The bolts come to close to the axle boots touching at full droop and turning . I removed them like two weeks after I installed them. Went with Rough County fully assembled 2 inch struts. I posted somewhere about it. Like 320 for the pair. Ride is better then stock. They have settled to about 1 5/8 of lift. Perfect with or without the 1 inch rear block. Don’t use the lower space.
  9. Yes don't install them the bolts come to close to the axle boots. Hit at full droop and turning. I removed them two weeks after and use Rough Country 2 inch leveling strut. Ride is way better the stock. You will love them. Have Beilstein in the rear. Will eventually put them in front. They weren't out yet when I did it. Settled at about 1 5/8 of lift. Perfect. Don't install them . Don't take the chance. P.S Moto Fab Fine for 2 wheel drive
  10. Come to think of it I did use 7075 Alum. So I did use aircraft grade Alum. HA HA. I'm with you Chris . Good enough for planes. I was out of titanium . So I guess all the raiser they sell on e-bay made from some polysomthing to stamped steel with grade 8 bolts are junk also. Agree about the leverage thing. A lever amplifies an input force to provide a greater output force, which is said to provide leverage. The ratio of the output force to the input force is the mechanical advantage of the lever. At least I wasn't told how I should spend my m
  11. Made my own seat raisers for the passenger seat for my 2020 RST. Used 1.25 thick alum blocks. Spray painted black. Bought m10 * 65mm long . Grade 12.9 socket cap bolts at local nut and bolts store. Work in machine shop so materials were free. Seat was so low. Not that I sit there much. Saved a bunch of money. Like switching to Geico. PS sorry about all the dog hair.
  12. Went into setting and found update. Install took about 14 mins.
  13. Took my motofab 1.5 lowere spacer out right away after seeing how close it was. Hit on full droop. Try Rough Country leveling strut. Worth to extra cash rides better the stock. My seem to settle at 1.5 . Also have a 1.25 block in rear.
  14. I would definitely go with a leveling strut verses a spacer. The numbers your looking for are on the manufactures web sight. Under the installation instruction.
  15. Have the borla Touring . When I first installed it . Going on the highway up slight long inclines for a good distance you will here a hum that sounds like a drone. Which I would say it is. I was like what have I done to my new truck. But I got used to it really fast. It just fads away over time. Love the sound when I get on it. You will get used to it.
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