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Not sure if its been asked, but

 

What is everyone doing as far as alignments after lift and tires? How off is the alignment after a BDS or Zone lift?

What alignment specs are best? 0 tow, 0 caster , and Camber?

 

I have a Zone 6.5 lift on its way and have a set of 36" Duratracs ready to go on.

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is a drop cross member required for some 4.5" lift spindles on a 2014 silverado 2wd.. i saw a pair online for 2 spindles alone with longer brake lines, new to the lift game so im not sure if theres any other parts i need to go with the spindles & longer brake lines. any suggestions guys? i talked to rough country & they said id need a drop cross member to go with it? i wouldnt think so but i could be wrong.. Once again this is for a 2WD

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Not sure if its been asked, but

 

What is everyone doing as far as alignments after lift and tires? How off is the alignment after a BDS or Zone lift?

What alignment specs are best? 0 tow, 0 caster , and Camber?

 

I have a Zone 6.5 lift on its way and have a set of 36" Duratracs ready to go on.

20151220_120405_resized_1.jpg

20160126_155929_1.jpg

 

 

 

I believe Zone has the specs on the website for the alignment. I will tell you that with those 36" Duratracs you will need to do some extensive trimming! I have 35's and had to do a lot in the front and back. I still get a little rub in reverse at just under full lock. I'm glad I went with the 6.5"... 7-9" might have been better to avoid any rubbing. Also make sure you throw the zone add a leaf in yours, especially since it's a crew cab. I'm glad we did. It doesn't cost much.

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I believe Zone has the specs on the website for the alignment. I will tell you that with those 36" Duratracs you will need to do some extensive trimming! I have 35's and had to do a lot in the front and back. I still get a little rub in reverse at just under full lock. I'm glad I went with the 6.5"... 7-9" might have been better to avoid any rubbing. Also make sure you throw the zone add a leaf in yours, especially since it's a crew cab. I'm glad we did. It doesn't cost much.

I ran 35s on my 7" lifted Tacoma before this truck. I had to trim alot.. So no problem there. I already ordered the Zone kit and did get the AAL because I like to be level or have the tail higher look. Zone doesn't have any alignment specs from what I could find... I know on Tacoma forum there was a thread specific for lifted trucks so we could compare alignments. I turned out to be helpful to me. This is why I ask.

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I ran 35s on my 7" lifted Tacoma before this truck. I had to trim alot.. So no problem there. I already ordered the Zone kit and did get the AAL because I like to be level or have the tail higher look. Zone doesn't have any alignment specs from what I could find... I know on Tacoma forum there was a thread specific for lifted trucks so we could compare alignments. I turned out to be helpful to me. This is why I ask.

 

 

It is on page 27 when looking at the install instruction on their website.

 

Here is the link: http://4x4media.info/instructions/zon/C2456_C2656.pdf

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I believe Zone has the specs on the website for the alignment. I will tell you that with those 36" Duratracs you will need to do some extensive trimming! I have 35's and had to do a lot in the front and back. I still get a little rub in reverse at just under full lock. I'm glad I went with the 6.5"... 7-9" might have been better to avoid any rubbing. Also make sure you throw the zone add a leaf in yours, especially since it's a crew cab. I'm glad we did. It doesn't cost much.

Shouldn't have to trim that much at all if the offset is right. Can fit 35s with plenty of room. You have 20x10 with -24 that's why you had rubbing

 

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Well, my Fuel Mavericks are -24 offset because I wanted to add bushwhacker fender flares. I wanted the wide looking stance and if I went with -12 they would be tucked under the fenders.

 

 

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I agree it looks the best, when I lift my new 16 I'm going with a higher offset, I cant bring myself to trim a new truck lol

 

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Hi all, new member here, but i've been reading up and down this thread for a couple weeks trying to find the right lift/tire combo for my 14 silverado CC. I currently have a 2" leveling kit and 285/65/18 on it right now, but I want more lift. :)

 

I think i've narrowed my lift down to a 4.5" zone lift. I have seen several members with this lift, but mostly with 20's, not 18's. I may have overlooked them, but is there anyone out there running the 4.5" zone with 18's? what size tire are you running? I've got my eyes on a set of 18x9 +0 offset (5"BS).

 

thanks for your time and help. Any advice is welcome and appreciated.

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Hi all, new member here, but i've been reading up and down this thread for a couple weeks trying to find the right lift/tire combo for my 14 silverado CC. I currently have a 2" leveling kit and 285/65/18 on it right now, but I want more lift. :)

 

I think i've narrowed my lift down to a 4.5" zone lift. I have seen several members with this lift, but mostly with 20's, not 18's. I may have overlooked them, but is there anyone out there running the 4.5" zone with 18's? what size tire are you running? I've got my eyes on a set of 18x9 +0 offset (5"BS).

 

thanks for your time and help. Any advice is welcome and appreciated.

I have the cousin to this lift; a 4" BDS. I have 18x9 Fuel Cleavers with a -12 offset and 305/65/18 BFG KO2's. BDS had suggested I try a 0 offset wheel or even slightly positive to avoid trimming. There was minor rubbing at full lock in reverse, but I've since fixed it.

 

Josh

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