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I have a 2021 AT4 with a 3.0.  I'm looking to upgrade my UCAs but I can't decide on a particular brand or type.  I've looked at everything from BDS, Zone, Cognito, Readylift, etc. I have Bilstein 5100s coming in to go all around and plan on running the fronts at full 1.1" height.  I'm not looking to raise anymore than that or I'd just go 4" kit. 

I talked myself out of a level kit after hearing about all the ball joint and CV issues.  I plan to run at least 34s when my tires wear out. ( I run 295/55R20s right now)   It's my daily driver and don't plan on plowing thru mud holes on the regular but I still need it to perform on some back roads from time to time.  

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I have the Rough Country upper control arms with Fox 2.0 coilvers (1" over stock) on my Trail Boss.  They're OE type design, affordable, high quality and correct the ball joint angle.  For no more lift than you're doing I think they fit the bill.  

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1 hour ago, Leevon said:

I have the Rough Country upper control arms with Fox 2.0 coilvers (1" over stock) on my Trail Boss.  They're OE type design, affordable, high quality and correct the ball joint angle.  For no more lift than you're doing I think they fit the bill.  

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Curious how you like the Fox shox, and if you have a link to where to buy them?

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They're nice, it's Fox's shocks and Eibach springs.  Gave me 1" over stock out of the box and stock like ride.  I bought them from a no-name vendor on Ebay. 

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‘21 Sierra AT4 3.0L dmax
Bilstein 5100 front and rear, 1.1” setting

Cognito UCA, round

Stock 18” wheels

Stock Duratrac 275/65r18 tires

 

Still has some rake (I haven’t measured it though), I’d prefer it be more level but I don’t want to mess with any spacers so I guess it is what it is. 
 

After these tires are done I want to try 285/70r18, I’m just concerned about the UCA and tire clearance. I like the stock wheels just fine so I don’t really want to change them. 

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5 hours ago, Leevon said:

I have the Rough Country upper control arms with Fox 2.0 coilvers (1" over stock) on my Trail Boss.  They're OE type design, affordable, high quality and correct the ball joint angle.  For no more lift than you're doing I think they fit the bill.  

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Nice setup.  How many miles do you have on it so far?  Are the ball joints replaceable on those? 

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4 hours ago, Wormydog1724 said:

‘21 Sierra AT4 3.0L dmax
Bilstein 5100 front and rear, 1.1” setting

Cognito UCA, round

Stock 18” wheels

Stock Duratrac 275/65r18 tires

 

Still has some rake (I haven’t measured it though), I’d prefer it be more level but I don’t want to mess with any spacers so I guess it is what it is. 
 

After these tires are done I want to try 285/70r18, I’m just concerned about the UCA and tire clearance. I like the stock wheels just fine so I don’t really want to change them. 

 

that’s about the setup I’m looking for. I think I’m gonna try to go 285/65R20s or 35x11.50s depending on if I stick with Nitto RGs like I have now. 

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44 minutes ago, PGriss83 said:

Nice setup.  How many miles do you have on it so far?  Are the ball joints replaceable on those? 

Thank you.  About 10k miles, yes they're replaceable.  

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2 hours ago, lt1z said:

Running the Bilstein 6112 at 1.2” with the Readylift UCA. Works great.

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Exactly what I want to do.  I'm going to have to buy the damn leveling kit to get the UCAs though since they don't sell them separately.  My tires have about 1/2" clearance to the factory arms....I'm fairly certain I'll have to run a small spacer on the front to clear.

 

What is your wheel/tire setup?

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Exactly what I want to do.  I'm going to have to buy the damn leveling kit to get the UCAs though since they don't sell them separately.  My tires have about 1/2" clearance to the factory arms....I'm fairly certain I'll have to run a small spacer on the front to clear.
 
What is your wheel/tire setup?

I had the RL level kit already so I kept the UCAs.

Running a 20x9 +1 wheel setup
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I’m rockin’ the ICON delta joints. Been great so far
 
 
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How do you like the Kings? I was lookin at them from accutune with those same arms! Delta joints seem like best option for a street driven truck that will see weather etc.


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1 minute ago, JoeyBones88 said:


How do you like the Kings? I was lookin at them from accutune with those same arms! Delta joints seem like best option for a street driven truck that will see weather etc.


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Love em! I got my set from Filthy Motorsports w/ the Deaver Leaf Springs. The Delta Joints have been great as well. They’ll get the job done till I upgrade to a long travel setup. Accutune are awesome at what they do as well, you won’t be disappointed!

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Love em! I got my set from Filthy Motorsports w/ the Deaver Leaf Springs. The Delta Joints have been great as well. They’ll get the job done till I upgrade to a long travel setup. Accutune are awesome at what they do as well, you won’t be disappointed!

Nice! No plan for long travel here, reading about not lifting more than 2.5” concerns me because my truck is an AT4 and came with rough country 2” level kit. So 4” over normal... I’d want the same height


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