Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'gmc'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • GM-Trucks.com Original News & Product Reviews
    • The Newsroom
    • The Garage
  • Fullsize Truck & SUV - 2019+ T1XX Platform
    • T1 Platform Future Vehicle Information & Rumors
    • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 1500
    • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 2500HD/3500HD
  • Fullsize Truck & SUV - 2014-2018 K2XX Platform
    • 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 1500
    • 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 Chevrolet Suburban/Tahoe, GMC Yukon, & Cadillac Escalade
    • 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 2500/3500 HD
  • Fullsize Truck & SUV - 1999-2013 GMT800 & GMT900 Platforms
    • 1999-2006 & 2007-2013 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 1500
    • 2000-2006 & 2007-2014 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 2500HD/3500HD
  • Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon
    • 2005-2012 Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon
    • 2015/2016/2017 Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon
    • Colorado ZR2
  • Classic Chevrolet / GMC Pickup Trucks
    • 1988-1999 Chevrolet & GMC C/K GMT400 Platform
    • 1973-1987 Chevrolet & GMC Square Body / Rounded Line Pickups
    • 1967-1972 Chevrolet & GMC Glamour / Action Line Pickups
    • 1960-1966 Chevrolet C/K/Apache & GMC 1000-3000 Pickups
    • 1982-2005 Chevrolet S-10/Blazer & GMC S15/Sonoma/Jimmy
    • 1969-1994 Chevrolet K5 Blazer & GMC Fullsize Jimmy
  • Marketplace
    • For Sale/Wanted
    • Member & Vendor Rating Forum
    • Member Product Reviews
  • GM-Trucks.com is supported by
    • 1AAuto.com
    • Adam's Premium Car Care
    • Agri-Cover
    • Arnott Air Suspension
    • Black Bear Performance
    • GMPartsDirect.com
    • Retrax
    • UPR Products
    • ZOOM Concentrated Cleaner
  • The Lounge
    • Off-Topic
    • Automotive Industry & Market Discussion
    • New Member Introductions
    • Meetups, Events, & Gatherings
    • GM-Trucks.com Comment Box
  • Hobbies & Lifestyle
    • Photography
    • Major League Sports, Outdoor Recreation, Firearms, Hunting, OHRV
    • Racing, Strip, & Track
    • Trailers, Hitches, & Towing
    • Garage & Home, Snow Plowing, Landscaping, & Lawn Care
    • Technology, Devices, & Gaming
    • Vehicle Buying, Financing, Incentives, & GM Card
    • Vehicle Builds
  • Technical & Advanced
    • Vehicle Appearance, Care, & Maintenance
    • Ask the GM Technician
    • Performance Engine Tuning
    • Transmission, Suspension, Transfer Case, & Axles
    • Wheels, Tires, & TPMS
    • Audio, Electronics, OnStar, MyLink, Intellilink & SiriusXM
    • How-To
  • Chevrolet, GMC, Buick & Cadillac Crossovers
    • 2013-2017 Buick Encore & Chevrolet Trax
    • 2009-2017 Chevrolet Equinox & GMC Terrain
    • 2018 Chevrolet Equinox & GMC Terrain
    • 2007-2016 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave, & Saturn Outlook
    • 2017 / 2018 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave & Cadillac XT5
    • 2001-2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer, GMC Envoy & Buick Rainier
  • Commercial Vehicles
    • 1980-2009 Chevrolet Kodiak and GMC Topkick
    • 1996-2018 Chevrolet Express & GMC Savana
    • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD
  • Canadian Owners Club's Welcome
  • Black Truck Club's Topics
  • South Carolina Silverado Owners's Topics
  • Texas Owner's Group's Topics
  • Midwest Owner's Group's Topics
  • SCUBA divers of GM-Trucks's Scuba Talk

Calendars

  • Events
  • Birthdays
  • Texas Owner's Group's Events
  • Midwest Owner's Group's Events

Categories

  • Articles
  • News
  • Reviews
    • Project Sierra
  • Resources

Categories

  • RPO Codes

Found 676 results

  1. Zane Merva Executive Editor, GM-Trucks.com 5/18/2018 As it turns out, the leaked figures for the 2019 5.3L and 6.2L V8 engines wasn't far off. That's the good news. The bad news is the SAE certified horsepower and torque will match 2018's numbers exactly. But that doesn't mean the 2018 and 2019 engines are the same. Instead of the 2018's Active Fuel Management, which allows the engine to switch between four and eight cylinders, the 2019 V8's have Dynamic Fuel Management. DFM can adjust the firing cylinders in up to 17 different ways. Theoretically, that should mean improved fuel economy at the same power output. Chevrolet hasn't released any fuel economy numbers yet, so that is just a theory. But if you really like the 2018 5.3L V8 and want to buy it again with the 2019 Silverado, fear not. You can option it with a six-speed transmission for WT, LT, and LT Trail Boss trims. -------------------- 2019 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 5.3L WITH DYNAMIC FUEL MANAGEMENT SPECIFICATIONS Type: 5.3L V-8 VVT DI with Dynamic Fuel Management Bore & Stroke (in / mm): 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92 Block Material: Cast aluminum Cylinder Head Material: Cast aluminum Compression Ratio: 11.0:1 Firing Order: 1-8-7-2-6-5-4-3 Valvetrain: Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing Fuel Delivery: Direct high-pressure fuel injection with Dynamic Fuel Management Ignition System: High-energy coil-on-plug Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 355 / 265 @ 5600 rpm (SAE certified) Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm @ rpm): 383 / 519 @ 4100 rpm (SAE certified) Manufacturing Location Tonawanda Engine Plant, Buffalo, N.Y. 2019 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 6.2L WITH DYNAMIC FUEL MANAGEMENT SPECIFICATIONS Type: 6.2L V-8 VVT DI with Dynamic Fuel Management Bore & Stroke (in / mm): 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92 Block Material: Cast aluminum Cylinder Head Material: Cast aluminum Compression Ratio: 11.5:1 Firing Order: 1-8-7-2-6-5-4-3 Valvetrain: Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing Fuel Delivery: Direct high-pressure fuel injection with Dynamic Fuel Management Ignition System: High-energy coil-on-plug Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 420 / 313 @ 5600 rpm (SAE certified) Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm @ rpm): 460 / 621 @ 4100 rpm (SAE certified) Manufacturing Location Tonawanda, N.Y.
  2. It's never too early to start talking about the process of shopping around for a dealer, pricing, the ordering process, deposits, and production delivery times. Although we're still months away from orders being accepted, this thread is meant to be a place where everyone can check in and share their experiences as they go through the process. I'm also going to document as many important dates in this initial post as I can. I'll attempt to keep everyone up to date on start of production, any ordering limitations, and when the ordering system will go live. NEW UPDATES AS OF: April 25th, 2018 T1XX- 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and 2019 GMC Sierra - Important Ordering / Production Dates Pre-Production: NOW - Captured Test Fleet Production Confirmed as of March 31st. Fleet Order Entry Avaliable On Crew Cab: 4/26/18 Double Cab: 6/21/18 Regular Cab: TBD Retail Initial Consensus Month Crew Cab: May 1st Double Cab: August 1st Regular Cab: TBD Initial Dealer Order Submission Process (DOSP) Crew Cab: 5/17/18 Double Cab: 8/16/18 Regular Cab: TBD Production Start Up For Dealer Delivery Crew Cab: Quarter 3 - July/August/September Double Cab: Quarter 4 - October November December Regular Cab: TBD 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Start Up Schedule 2019 GMC Sierra Start Up Schedule This post will be updated whenever new information becomes available. Please contact me if you can help clarify any of these dates.
  3. So brought my truck to dealer to get skid plates put on. Asked them to remove the front air dam and they said the 2018's are no longer able to be removed. Anyone have pics of theirs removed or know how to remove it?
  4. Zane Merva Executive Editor, GM-Trucks.com 4/25/2018 Thanks to a Facebook Group, we now have a much better idea of how the roll out and production startup of the new 2019 GMC Sierra will go. We can also make some assumptions about the 2019 Silverado. What We Now Know About The 19MY Sierra Start-Up From the screen shot posted on Facebook just a few days ago, we can gleam one major bit of information right off the bat. Only Denali and SLT level trims will be produced at the beginning. As we reported two weeks ago, the first dealer consensus and dealer order submission process will take place in May. Specifically, dealers will be able to order what looks like Denali and SLT level trims starting on May 17th. Those orders will be produced starting around the middle of July. AT4 orders will start July 19th with production slated for September. Lastly, 1SA and SLE trims won't go into dealers DOSP cycles until August 16th. Production on those trims won't begin until late October. We also learn that the initial allocation group names for the initial 2019 production run will be GLDCRW & LDSIER. Stay on top of 2019 Silverado & Sierra Ordering and Production - Read The Details How Does This Effect The MY19 Silverado? Not too much. Chevrolet's 2019 Silverado Order Book lists LT/RST/LT Trail Boss/LTZ/High Country as trim levels available, while the 2019 GMC Sierra's order book only lists SLT and Denali trims. We figure that means Chevrolet plans to offer more model choices on the Silverado off the bat. And why not? Most Sierra sold are Denali or SLT trims, so GMC won't lose out all that much. We'll stay on top of the ordering and production process for the all new 2019 Silverado and Sierra and report back with any new updates. Source: Carl Chamberlin on Facebook
  5. Been chasing this down for years honestly but never drove the truck much until now. Its a 91 tbi always ran rough finally the TPS sensor went out recently so I replaced it also the IAC and the map thought for sure it would clear it up. It didn't finally got an EGR code the valve was not working replaced it and tested the solenoid which is working and a few broken hoses. It had a tune up late last year cap, rotor and wires. pulled the plugs out yesterday which were way out of gap fixed that. Also checked for vacuum leaks with break clean. All my codes were gone but still with a rough idle though I would give it some drive time and about 30 minutes into it got a ESC code, code 43. I did also timing back to zero. Truck runs great down the road and pulls two RZRs and a 21 foot trailer great. It will idle around 900-1100 but drops way low when in gear and sitting still. Any ideas would be appreciated guys. Thanks
  6. So i have a 2017 5.3 serria with a 6inch bds lift installed new from the dealership. Anyways last 10k then i rotated the tires and next morning over big bumps i have service stabilitrak which goes on and off fast, only over bumps. I dont see any tight wires on the abs lines. About 6inch of slack on top bottom was a but tight but i gave it more slack and still does it. Question is if i dont recalibrate my tpms sensors will that cause this? My 2015 never did this but it wasnt lifted as high. Right now truck thinks front are backs and so on. Dealship are bunch of you know whats right now so i dont wanna go there yet. Any help would be awesome!
  7. So before people tell me this has already been discussed I realize that and read through all 5 pages about it already and the question was never really answered.... My specific situation and question is I have a 2015 GMC Denali 1500 that I put some LED bulbs in last summer and love how much better it looks then the halogen bulbs! Unfortunately a bulb in the passenger side must have been defective and burnt out after only 4 months so the company sent me a new bulb which I replaced in December...unfortunately I live in Fargo and it happened to be -15 that day and guessing it didn't seal properly and I ended up with moisture inside the lens; it finally warmed up enough this spring that I dried out the headlight and resealed it properly this time however I'm still getting moisture in the headlight so guessing I'm just gonna have to buy a new one which I'm not real happy about... Well my buddy has a 2016 GMC Denali 2500 HD and he said he would sell me both headlights since he put aftermarket ones in his for the price it would cost me to buy one. They look exactly the same but after reading other posts it seemed there was questions whether the wiring was compatible; that thread was a few years old so curious if there has been a fix or adapter that's now available that will make them work? I have both part numbers if that helps...my headlights are part #84144047 and his headlights are part #84012632. I'm pretty novice with all this so any help or advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks
  8. In between packing up our house to move and work I finally found time to pull together my review of the Bumpershellz I installed on my Sierra. I picked up a set of the bedlined bumpershellz for my GMC through the recent group-buy we did on the forum a while back. Side note, thank you to everyone who participated, it was fun. First impression, these things are badass!!! The bedliner was an excellent choice. I was back and forth between doing a PTM or the bedliner, glad I went with the liner version. I have installed body accessories in my tuner days (think, front lips on Civics) and was fully expecting to have to modify the shellz to fit my truck because body panel accessories never fit. These fit right out of the box making life REALLY easy. One note, the adhesive is really tacky so like Eminem says, "You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to-" TEST FIT! TEST FIT! TEST FIT! Final verdict: I would without a doubt install these again if I needed to. Anyways here are some pictures of the final product and my Youtube install video. Water Fowler junior wanted to help and shows that even kids can do this install. Installation sparknotes for the laz: Clean bumper Wipe bumper with isopropyl alcohol Install blackout tape Remove adhesive backing Slap the shellz on the truck Sit back and admire Enjoy!!! WF41 https://youtu.be/YKUyQgOYLNI
  9. Howdy, Two weeks ago, I bought my first ever GM truck... a 2018 GMC Sierra SLT Z71 that was a dealer program vehicle with only 4800 miles. So far, I love it, and this forum is amazing with all the user and info. Michael
  10. Zane Merva Executive Editor, GM-Trucks.com 4/6/2018 Mainline production of the 2019 Silverado and Sierra has begun on a limited scale. Automotive Sales Consultant Mike Davenport just posted four photographs from outside General Motor's Fort Wayne Assembly Plant to his Facebook Page. The pictures are confirmation that 2019 T1 Platform production has indeed begun, if only on a limited scale. The 2019 Silverado High Country and 2019 Sierra AT4, both high level trims, are destined to GM's "Captured Test Fleet", a standard practice for a new model launch. Basically, GM employees will end up driving these trucks and getting the final kinks out of the production process. It's also interesting to note that both are also equipped with the 6.2L V8- an engine we still don't know the power output of. Mike was kind enough to let us use these photos, so do him a favor and check out his facebook page and youtube channel The same High Country was also videotaped and posted to YouTube on March 31st so it's a fair bet we'll be seeing a LOT more of the 2019 T1 pickups very soon.
  11. Alright everyone... now that we've seen what the all new Sierra will look like, I think it's time for a good ol fashion'd vote down. Which truck do you like best? Which one would you buy? Which design do you like better? There can be only one! Place your vote now. VERSUS and of course, this is all just for good fun.
  12. Hi, I am looking to buy a used GMC Sierra crew cab with the all terrain package. I am looking for a iridium metallic color with less than 30,000 miles. I live in Chicago and willing to travel for the truck at a reasonable price. Attached is a picture of the truck that I am looking for. I have the funds for it. If anyone is selling a clean truck or knows where I will be able to find this truck, let me know. I would appreciate it. Thank you!
  13. I was wonder If anyone had any info on the 2006 GMC Sierra wrangler edition trucks and also where I could find the wrangler side door badges
  14. Zane & Josh Merva GM-Trucks.com Ready to make your truck stand out in the crowd? Swap your stock Chevy or GMC emblem in for something that really stands out, a color matched billet aluminum insert. We install and review a set from American Brother Designs. Product Reviewed & Cost: American Brother Designs GMC Color Matched Billet Emblem Inserts: $124.99 w/free shipping What is it: A solid billet aluminum insert painted to match most GM stock colors and also available in chrome, flat black, and multiple camo variations. Available for 2007+ Chevrolet bowtie and GMC letter replacements. Tested On: 2011 GMC Sierra All-Terrain Extended Cab SLT Here is how we installed a black color matched insert on our 2011 GMC Sierra: Wash vehicle We always like to start with a clean surface to work around. By removing any dirt and grime you reduce the chance of scratching your vehicle while working around and on it. Cut out and apply guide letters ABD includes a template for each kit that you can use to help remove your truck’s stock insert. We then cut out each letter and taped it over our Sierra’s front GMC emblem. Drill out holes in the letters or bowtie After the template is in place we used the tip of a drill bit to mark each hole we’d be drilling. Starting slowly, we drilled holes in our emblem at the marked spots. We took special care to not drill too deeply. Carefully pry out the original insert If you have a 2014 and newer truck the purpose of drilling the emblems are to remove support tabs. If you have a 2013 and earlier truck, you’re simply weakening the emblem and the adhesive that holds it on. If your emblem is attached using adhesive, slowly pry away the insert pieces taking special care to not scratch the chrome surround. Clean the back Once the stock insert is removed we made sure the underlying surface was perfectly clean. That includes scraping any residue or glue away and thoroughly cleaning the surface with rubbing alcohol. This step is a pain in the behind, but the cleaner the surface the better the bond. Apply the new insert If it’s cold out use a hair dryer to warm up the billet inserts and the area where you’ll be applying them. Then carefully remove the new adhesive backing and apply the insert. Warm the entire surface and apply pressure for around a minute to properly bond the insert to the vehicle. Afterwards, wait 24-hours before washing to allow the 3M adhesive tape to properly bond. Our thoughts American Brother Designs aluminum inserts are an easy way to make your truck look different. Match your emblem to your truck’s stock paint or mix it up with another color, your pickup will immediately stand out as something different. We appreciated that the billet fit exactly. There were no ugly gaps and fit looks like it came from the factory. We also appreciated the black painted inserts matched our GMC's paint perfectly. A thick cut of billet fills the channel that the red jewel of the stock GMC lettering used to occupy for a flush finish. These inserts are also strong and will outlast the plastic grill they are surrounded by. While emblem covering decals may fade and wear, this aluminum insert will look like new for years to come. We personally like the look over the cheaper jeweled stock emblem. Color matched letters give our Sierra an unmistakable appearance on the road. The instructions were clear and easy to follow and we completed the project in about an hour. We love the new look. Pick up a set of ABD Billet Inserts in the GM-Trucks.com Store
  15. Zane Merva Executive Editor, GM-Trucks.com 4/12/2018 Thanks to a tip by a forum member, we now know exactly when we can start ordering a new 2019 Silverado or Sierra. Or at least, when dealers can start to submit orders. So when can your local Chevy or GMC dealer get your 2019 order processed? The answer isn't one date... it's a couple. And it depends on if you want a Crew Cab or a Double Cab. If you want a Crew Cab You're in luck. These are being ordered and produced first. Fleet orders start in a few days on April 26th. Retail orders through the Dealer Order Submission Process or DOSP start May 17th. Production is still undetermined with Quarter 3 (July/August/September) being listed for when the first saleable trucks will roll off the line. If you want a Double Cab You're going to have to wait a few more months. Fleet orders start June 21st. The initial DOSP will begin August 16th and production is estimated in Quarter 4 (October/November/December). If you want a Regular Cab You're really out of luck. All regular cab ordering and production is TBD. At this rate, don't expect any regular cab ordering or delivery at least until late late 2018 or early 2019. Stay Up To Date! Bookmark our Official ordering, production & delivery thread for the 2019 Silverado / Sierra
  16. Zane Merva Executive Editor, GM-Trucks.com 4/25/2018 Or at least during the start up of production. GM-Trucks.com has learned exclusive details surrounding the production start up of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado after obtaining pages from the model's "Dealer Ordering Playbook" Earlier this morning we reported on the start up timing of the 2019 GMC Sierra. The Sierra will only be available in two trim levels at SOP, Denali and SLT. The Silverado seems to be a different story. Dealers will appear to have a choice of nine pre-configured models to choose from. The dealer playbook makes a note that.. At launch, we will provide nine specific ordering configurations for the five available trim levels to ensure launch excellence. These configurations align with requests from the Dealer Pilot Order process. Orders outside the nine configurations could result in constraints being added and possible order cancellation. The First Five Models Available Are LT RST LT Trail Boss LTZ High Country The Nine Configurations Dealers Should Order Are LT All-Star LT All-Star Z71 RST All-Star RST All-Star Z71 LT Trail Boss LTZ Plus LTZ Z71 High Country High Country Deluxe Standard Equipment For The Five Trims So what do you think? Do any of those nine configurations sound like something you'd order?
  17. I have a 2014 Gmc Sierra SLT and I am trying to figure out the dimensions of the stock OEM headlight projector lens? Just the actual lens itself? Does anyone have 1 lying around or if they know of anyone that does that would be awesome. I think it's a 3 inch but I really need to know the focal length which is from the flat part to the top of the round part. All help is appreciated!
  18. Hey guys, I have a 2007 GMC Sierra, basically completely stock besides the throttle body spacer I’ve thrown on. I picked up a superchips flash paq and I wanted to run the performance mod on it to see what it could do. Before I bought it I just recently stopped running 91 octane gas cause it was basically a waste of money for a stock truck, I was just using it to keep the engine clean since it was a well maintained truck. Before installing the mod it says that it needs 91 to run properly. So I was just wondering, before I waste the extra money in premium gas again, do I actually need the high octane gas for this mod or does it still work without it and if so will it cause any problems over time? Thanks in advance guys.
  19. I am hoping someone may have an idea as to what is wrong, I installed tow mirrors this weekend which was not as bad as I thought it would be, after everything was done I checked to make sure everything worked ,which it did but for one thing if I hit my lock/unlock switch the doors all lock and unlock but the front passenger side door, the lock button goes up but you can not open the door from the inside . Any help would be great thanks
  20. Anyone else with a new 2014 Sierra having an issue with the frame rusting and paint/wax flaking off? I have 3000 kms and it looks horrible. I also own a 2011 Canyon service truck with 105kms and the frame looks like new. So irriating as my Sierra is a beautiful truck aside
  21. I just replaced my alternator on my 2006 Sierra 1500 today, after doing so my radio only plays sound out of the subwoofer. I checked the radio and amplifier fuses and they were good. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
  22. WTB 20" factory GM wheels for my 2015 Silverado. Tires aren't really an issue, because I'm looking to go oversized anyway. I have a 2" RC level kit, so I'm thinking a 285/55-20. Either way, I'm looking for a damage free set of 20" OEM wheels (preferably with working sensors). If you need a set of wheels in trade, I have a 17" set from my LT. They are in perfect condition and tires have 19k miles on them. I'm in middle TN, so I'd prefer to stay local-ish to avoid shipping, but I'm willing to drive a reasonable distance for the right deal.
  23. Hey everyone... recently switched from a f150 to my 2018 elevation, love the truck so far but wana do some mods.. This post will be mainly on swapping the factory steering wheel to a leather one with volume control (gota have it lol) I got the base model in the pic below and just looking, who knows how to swap it and what it take to get it done. Also is it simply plug and play or will the car need to be reprogrammed to allow the controls to work with the radio. On another note if anyone has a good spot to get parts let me know. I got a few other projects I plan on doing such as Rear sear replacement from the bench to a 60/40 Leatherseats.com replacements (after the bench replace) Tint (anyone got good brand reviews or experiences?) Possible change from flip front sear to consul (big job and expensive lol) I hope some one on here can help ill be sure to post pics as I get the project going.
  24. Just recently purchased my 92 Gmc C2500, I’ve noticed now that the gauges have a lose movement to them, and they are constantly changing. My RPM and Spedometer gauges seem to be working fine, but the temperature gauge one moment will be in the centre where it’s suppose to be while running then dip down, or up out of no where. I never know how much gas I have because the fuel gauge will tell me different readings every few minutes. The oil pressure gauge has the same speratic movement. the parking break light will also come on and stay on after about 5 mins of driving. Now I just purchased a new battery when I got the vehicle and from the looks of it the alternator was changed recently, the old one was in the back, when I bought it lol. When the truck is running idle with nothing on I’m sitting just under 14 volts according to the gauge reading, when i turn on the heater or any of the other accessories it will dip down more and more, I don’t think this is normal it should sit at 14 constantly right ? I’m just looking for suggestions on what could be wrong? Thanks.
  25. So I would like some advice. I want to level my 2015 Silverado 1500 4x4 crew cab. I am just out of the factory warranty with 38K miles. I was looking at installing a RC 3/2 leveling kit and have been reading many forums talking about how bad these leveling kits are to the suspension. Not just the RC, but any leveling kit. The kit is the 3" spacer between strut and tower with 2" block on rear. Many of the forums are saying the front suspension will wear out within 10K miles of installing. So I wanted to start a thread and get some opinions on some experiences with these kits. Has anyone had issues with these type of kits? What am I to expect in 10K, 15K, 20K miles to change out due to excessive wear from these kits? I know I will need to do an alignment right after install, but how will the truck ride and wear on the tires with these kits? Are they as bad as I have been reading? I read one thread where someone had to spend $6K to completely replace their IFS suspension from this kit. Was this a one off situation or a very good possibility? I want to get ride of that nose down look and give the truck a much better looking stance for a 4x4 truck. So what other options are there to level or give a slight lift to my truck that will cause as little damage down the road as possible to the suspension? I understand there is always risk when altering a suspension, but there must be some other options that do little damage and still allow a lift or level of the truck. Someone mentioned a body lift, but that still leaves the nose down look of the body. Thoughts?
×

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.