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  1. Good morning everyone, I recently purchased a 2018 GMC Sierra Crew Cab SLT All-Terrain package. I'm personally wanting to install a leveling kit and I believe I've selected one. I've read a lot about leveling kits for 2017-18 trucks and this seems like a great kit. However, there isn't many reviews on this product by ReadyLift. The appeal of this lift is the UCA replacements and the <2" height it allows. I'm wanting to go with 305/55/20 or 285/60/20 tires with my stock AT wheels and I want as much clearance possible. I found maybe 2-3 members on here with this lift and I'll quote them below. My question is, will this work with my All-Terrain package? In the description of the kit it states, "Will not work on Z71 packaged vehicles with factory Rancho® struts." Yet on ReadyLift's website, there is nothing supporting that statement. Does anyone have any information or review for this kit? Thanks!
  2. I drive a 2014 Chevy Silverado with factory 22s and 285/45/r22 tires. I plan on putting a leveling kit on it and getting some bigger tires to beef it up a little bit. Thinking about a 3” leveling kit in the front with 1” blocks in the rear. (Just running a 2” leveling kit in the front would be an option but I’ve heard you can only get 33s under there) A few questions: does anyone have any experience with a setup like this? What’s the biggest size tires I could get? (I’m assuming I could get 34s without rubbing). And also, what are everyone’s recommendations on tread width? I’m wondering if I should stick with a 285/55/r22 or upgrade to something a little wider? I appreciate any help!
  3. I was debating over the rough country 2" kit or the readylift 2.25" leveling kits. I ended up choosing the readylift just for the fact that it is aircraft aluminum and not polyurethane type stuff like the RC is. The install was fairly easy and the truck looks awesome. Ride is the exact same as factory. The truck sits almost perfectly level, with only .25" of rake. Pics below are before and after. I also took off the factory running boards and the front vailance. Before After
  4. I was just curious if anyone had any recommendations or outlooks on leveling and bigger tires. I saw someone running a 2.5” level with 305/55/20 BF Goodrich KO2’s. Was thinking about heading down the same path. Hoping I can get a level with some 33’s with no trimming. Has anyone else done this setup or have any recommendations or pictures? Also how are the rides with a level? I have heard they get stiffer once leveled.
  5. Just bought a 2014 sierra 4x4 and ordered the 2" kit to level it out. On rough country's website they say that this kit only allows for up to a 32" tire, and I am looking to put 33s. I am new to GM, what's the biggest tires that I can fit?
  6. Hey Guys, I have been reading this forum for awhile and seen different answers. But I got a 2.5” Motofab top and bottom mount leveling kit (similar to RC 2.5”) installed on my 2017 GMC Sierra CC Z71 and I’m interested in larger tires and keeping my stock rims. I have read that larger tires might come in contact with the UCA. I’m interested in the Ridge Grappler or the Wildpeaks AT3w. I am wondering what size tires will fit with no rubbing or no contact with the UCA. Please inform. Possibly looking at the following sizes: 275/60R20 275/65R20 285/60R20 285/55R20 295/55R20 305/55R20 Just looking for the most bang for my buck. Thanks in advance.
  7. Got the Fox 2.5's and the Cognito UCA's installed. Wanted to post this since I had a hard time finding good information about it myself. I have the aluminum stock upper and lower control arms so everyone made it seem you could only get so much lift out of those. Not true. I got the Cognito part specifically for the aluminum UCA's. From my understanding, the difference between aluminum and steel UCA's is the length of the bushings and bolts that connect the UCA to the frame. I mounted the ball joints underneath the control arm and have had great results. The shocks I have are the 2.5 Factory series Coil-over IFP. The ride is amazing, it looks great, and I am shopping for the rear shocks now... Definitely the correct way to do a leveling kit, well worth the cost. Fox # 883-02-028 adjustable 0-3" Cognito # UCAK100045
  8. I am looking at the Readylift 66-3086 2.25" FRONT LEVELING KIT W/ CONTROL ARMS - GM 1500 TRUCK / SUV 6-LUG 2017-2018 https://www.readylift.com/2-25-front-leveling-kit-w-control-arms-gm-1500-truck-suv-6-lug-2017-2018.html For my 2017 Silverado 1500 LT with factory 17 inch aluminum wheels and 255/70R17 tires. After talking to the company, they said that I may need a 1/2 inch wheel spacer for the front so the control arms don't rub on the wheels. Is this true or is this something to try and get me to buy? The main reason I am looking at replacing the upper control arms is because I have an aftermarket heavy duty bumper with grill guard and it weighs around 200Lbs. That worries me with the factory STAMPED control arms it has now. If I need spacers, what spacer is best and cheap? Would I have to modify the studs? What else would I have to do so it doesn't rub? Thanks!
  9. Weight Distribution Hitch

    I recently upgraded my 16 1500 to a 3500HD I have a top quality Weight Distribution Hitch that made my 1500 LTZ set level towing a 9k lb RV.... I paid 450.00 for it installed will sell for 200.00 plus postage. Kinda heavy so not sure what that would be. This is the chainless type very clean and easy hook up. Pick up in Dayton, Ohio might be best if your close. Thx Dodge Stomper
  10. My truck is a 2016 Gmc Sierra 2500 hd. I want to put new rims on it and more but not overly aggressive tires on it. I was thinking about a 3 inch lift or just a leveling kit on it. However, my issue is that I pull a fifth wheel with it and do not want to kill my clearance from my bed to the trailer when hitched. So, a couple questions... 1. If I did nothing to my truck, what is the max size semi aggressive tire I can put on without rubbing? Current stock is 265 70 r17. 2. Could I still do a leveling or small lift and be safe with a 5th wheel? 3. What offset will give me about a 1/2inch of the tire sticking out? Im new to this stuff so plz dumb it down when you reply. ;)
  11. Good afternoon, I have a 2010 Sierra 1500 that sits on 285/70r17 tires on 17in×7 1/2in factory wheels. I'm getting ready to install the RoughCountry 2in leveling struts. I also have a set of 17in×9in wheels with -12 offset. Here's my question, what size tires can I put on the 17×9 wheels that look right, feel right and, most importantly, not affect the speedometer, odometer or TPMS? Any help with this would be greatly appreciated. Thx, es.
  12. Good afternoon, I have a 2010 Sierra 1500 that sits on 285/70r17 tires on 17in×7 1/2in factory wheels. I'm getting ready to install the RoughCountry 2in leveling struts. I also have a set of 17in×9in wheels with -12 offset. Here's my question, what size tires can I put on the 17×9 wheels that look right, feel right and, most importantly, not affect the speedometer, odometer or TPMS? Any help with this would be greatly appreciated. Thx, es. Quote Edit Qute this
  13. I've researched the net. I've read several threads on this forum. There doesn't seem to be a definitive answer. I'm getting ready to purchase a new '16 Sierra 1500 and want to add a 2.25 Inch Pro Comp Leveling Kit and 305/55R20 Fuel wheels on it. If I install the lift myself, will it void the warranty? Do I have to have certified mechanics install it to keep the warranty? Any GMC Dealers or warranty specialists on here? Thanks for the input.
  14. If I do a 3 inch leveling kit for the front and one inch in the rear, will just doing the diff spacers and new UCA’s be enough to take care of the bad suspension angles up front? Or would the LCA’s and Tie Rods also have to severe of angles and prematurely wear? Thanks
  15. For all your questions on whether or nota certain tire will fit such with such lift and wheel combo, check out this website called custom offsets. They have videos of every lift and tire wheel combo u can think of. You can even search based on year of vehicle tire size etc. https://www.customwheeloffset.com/wheel-offset-gallery?page=1
  16. I am looking for an explanation as to how a front 1.5 " level impacts your truck. I love the "lifted" look with a slight rake for carrying the odd load. I currently have 255/70r/17 tires and will not be going any larger than a 265 so I know I don't need a "lift". I have read and participated in the huge thread about leveling on this forum but somehow I haven't enough information to make the move. I understand that installing a spacer at the bottom of the front shocks is the most cost effective way to lift but what are the trade-offs? Do I lose 1.5"s of suspension travel? I have heard it makes no difference. What actually happens to create the lift? This is purely a modification to enhance the looks of my truck but I don't want to do it at the cost of losing function.
  17. So I’ve been searching the web for over a week, getting referred back to this forum more often than not. I’ve came across some very helpful information that’s helped me come to the move I’d like to make. but I could not find a single post that answered my final question. So my question is, with the bilstien 5100 leveling shocks can I or can I not fit a 34in tire? The specific size is a 275 65 r20, and the tire I’m leaning towards is the bfg ko2. And for some more information on what I’m after, if there is any better alternative that someone can lead me to. I’m defintely wanting a bigger tire, preferably the biggest without a major suspension alteration. Mainly just to help with the appearance and filling up these massive fenders wells. So I’ve come to the conclusion after reading a bunch of posts is that a some people report 33’s fitting stock, almost everyone can agree that 33’s fit with 2in spacers, and I’ve seen several photos of people on here fitting 34’s with the 2in RC... but more so the 2.5in RC kits. But I put a ton of miles on my truck, and plan on keeping it a long time. So my lack of knowledge on this matter has me believing the better option would be for me to opt for the leveling shocks to reduce stress? And who wouldn’t mind a better ride?
  18. As the title states, I'm starting to research some lift kit options for an old 2003 Bow-Tie. It's an extended cab stock z71 off road package with brand new BFG 265/75r16 tires. What I'm attempting to get out of this forum is discussion from owners of similar models that have gone this route and can give me some personal experiences. There are many options for lifts, but my preference is to lift no more than 4" and most ideally, just a 2" or 3" lift. I don't really want a leveling kit, but am open to suggestions from all areas. If I were to rank my vehicle knowledge, I would place myself as a 4/10. Possible lift options Zone 2" lift Rough Country Leveling Kit I'd also like an explanation on torsion keys vs suspension lifts (I don't plan on doing a suspension lift) so that I have a better understanding of what to expect to be careful with. I know torsion keys are going to extend the depth of the suspension and cause the shocks to not be able to travel as far, but I'd accept a rougher ride as a sacrifice for running bigger tires and having higher clearance. Here are some pictures of the truck I've bought (no I didn't pay the sticker price). Thanks guys
  19. (Sorry for making another thread on something that may have been answered somewhere else, I had tried the search feature for this specific question in a couple formats but couldn't quite find anything. Perhaps I was searching with the incorrect format/tag words.) After going through the forums, it seems as though most people have 2-2.5in of rake, whereas my measurements show a difference of 3-3.1 inches in rake. Is it more common for the 4x2's to have a higher back-end? If so, why might that be?? Or could it be due to measuring at the time of an almost empty gas tank? I wouldn't think it'd make an inch of height difference. Any help/information would be greatly appreciated.
  20. Correct size tires

    I am trying to figure out what is the largest tire i can put on my truck is, its a 2000 silverado 1500 , the truck will have. A rough country leveling kit with new keys and shocks as well as blocks. Currently i am running 2015 silverado wheels on it (18s) i am looking to get new tires in the future after the leveling kit along with 2" hub centric wheel spacers. I would love to run 33x18x12.5 but i am concerned about rubbing. I am not affraid to get in there and do some trimming as long as it is not a ton. The tires i will be getting are atturo trail blade mts, has anyone had any experiance with this or issues or reccomendations, thanks
  21. So I recently put some 31'' GdYr Wrangler Duratracs on my Chevy, however I would like to level the truck so it sits flat. Would it be a better decision to replace the original suspension with a new coil system and assume it would lift the front of the truck slightly? or is it a better idea to get a 1.5"- 2.5" torsion key set? Any other suggestions would be appreciated. I' m just looking for some feedback. The profile view is the truck with the old 235/75/15 tires The rear view is the truck with the new 245/74/16 tires
  22. Hey, all. Definitely a newbie here. I am close to making a deal on a 2016 Sierra 3500 SLT (pic below). I want to compare the offer being made to me with some offers for similar vehicle / trim that may be out there. Anyone have a feel for the right range for best deal pricing? Any recommendations on what I should not pay over? Also, I am a long time truck owner, but have not spent much time upgrading from stock with my trucks. I want to change the look and stature with a front level and wheels/tires. The stock wheels are 18". What is best option to level the front and add taller/wider tires to make the truck stand taller? What is the max tire size option without changing too much with wheels and hardware? Thanks!
  23. Hey everyone, i'm new on here and made an account to ask about recomendations for a leveling kit for my truck. This is my first truck and I don't know anything about what kit to buy, what brand, whats a good price, what exact kit I need for what I want to do and so on. My truck is the elevation model so I think it's alittle higher than normal sierras' in the back. I know they all have a standard rake to them I measured mine and it seems to be about 3 inches. Basically all i want to do is raise the front 3 inches to match the back because I hate how it currently looks. I already have a guy installing it who knows what he is doing, SO what do I buy..? looking to spend up to 250 300 max on equipment and Im willing to go expensive because I love this truck. Thanks for the suggestions. ( image is the same as my truck for reference)
  24. Hey gents, New to the site, so go easy on me XD Leveled my truck yesterday. Leveled the front only 2.5IN with zero problems. My next project is going to get new rims/tires, or just tires for my truck. They are running stock 20's with eco(Continentals) tires right now. QUESTION: What is the biggest size, i can run. I feel like its 33IN. Yet, i am confused as to the other things such as offsets (+-) and stuff. I think a 20x9 5.5in 33 maybe will fit, but i seek advice from the expert Peoples! (Yes 4wd) Also i guess my camera is to good, cant post the pictures but i can find a stock image. This stock image is my truck exactly, i leveled the front like i said ( Keep this in mind when viewing photo).
  25. I am considering the following for leveling my truck. Stock Z71 springs with Bilstein 5100's Rancho Quick Struts Fox 2.0 Struts What are the spring rates and spring manufacturers for each? I like the fact that you can adjust the dampening on the Rancho, but all the reviews are middle of the road. I can get Fox 2.0 for $687 through tomorrow.
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