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2014+ Lowering / Drop Kits

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On 1/17/2021 at 4:04 PM, meirikm said:

Mine is dropped like 4” in the rear here and 3” in the front. It rubbed like a mofo so I brought the front up an inch. I used bell tech struts, max traxx springs, shock replicators in the rear and removed the blocks. I also have 2” spacers on it with 24’s. it seems to barely rub on full lock now.  

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Do the 6 inch flip kit. It will make it a lot more even

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1 minute ago, 666 said:

Do the 6 inch flip kit. It will make it a lot more even

Also, dropping the front with only strut and springs makes it really difficult to put back in alignment. I recommend getting 2 inch drop spindles and removing the drops springs from the strut. This will make your camber less aggressive.

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I need to keep a bit of a rake. I use my truck for work and always carry a little weight. Can u do flip kits on 2017’s? A spring guy told me he can’t 

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37 minutes ago, meirikm said:

I need to keep a bit of a rake. I use my truck for work and always carry a little weight. Can u do flip kits on 2017’s? A spring guy told me he can’t 

Yes you can. That's the only way to go lower than 3 inch in the back. Also. If you did q flip kit you should be fine at 5 inch drop when it comes to towing but and lower will need helper bags.

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I need to find a place that can do that locally.  

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Quick question... I removed the rear blocks and with my 2" drop shackles I'm even all around (36" ground to mid fender well) but it looks slightly lower in the back. Can I mount the front struts under the control arms to get like .5" lower in the front? Will that effect the ride, alignment, or camber to negatively?

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29 minutes ago, durtyr30 said:

Quick question... I removed the rear blocks and with my 2" drop shackles I'm even all around (36" ground to mid fender well) but it looks slightly lower in the back. Can I mount the front struts under the control arms to get like .5" lower in the front? Will that effect the ride, alignment, or camber to negatively?

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Putting the strut under a arm will cause a 2inch front drop and will make your alignment suffer. Why don't you just adjust your hangers from 2 inch drop to 1 inch drop?

 

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10 minutes ago, 666 said:

Putting the strut under a arm will cause a 2inch front drop and will make your alignment suffer. Why don't you just adjust your hangers from 2 inch drop to 1 inch drop?

 

Not to mention the hazard of doing this, it just takes one good bump/dip/crack in the road to rip the threads out of the bolt. 

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Putting the strut under a arm will cause a 2inch front drop and will make your alignment suffer. Why don't you just adjust your hangers from 2 inch drop to 1 inch drop?
 
Thanks! Yeah, I think I'll just get 2" drop spindles in the front and raise the spring perch up some. I have Bilstein 5100's all around so I can raise the front some. I know, I should've got different shocks n struts if I was going lower, but I wasn't thinking.

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