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Old 03-31-2011, 07:47 PM   #1
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so what all exactly would i be looking at as far as frame side mods in order to have a 3-4 inch stretch. from everything ive picked up on, stock everything can do like an inch, maybe 1.5" trackbar relocation? steering moddification?
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you can get 2 inches out of the front no major issue. if you go to an OTK steering and a good track bar you can push 2.5 maybe 3. beyond that you need new coil buckets or air shocks/coil overs.

though if your looking for more wheel base pull your gas tank then take your leafs and spin them 180* instant 4 in rear stretch.get you near that 105-107 mark if your planning on 37s.
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so what all exactly would i be looking at as far as frame side mods in order to have a 3-4 inch stretch. from everything ive picked up on, stock everything can do like an inch, maybe 1.5" trackbar relocation? steering moddification?
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coil bucket relocation, trac bar mount relocation, shock hoop, and either a reversed steering box or remounted steering box.
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would my BDS 8" kits' long arms adjust to accomodate for a 2" stretch? im prob gona drop it down to a 6" lift
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would my BDS 8" kits' long arms adjust to accomodate for a 2" stretch? im prob gona drop it down to a 6" lift
really depends on how many threads are left in the ends
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Would u hav to extend ur driveshaft if u swapped the leafs around?
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Would u hav to extend ur driveshaft if u swapped the leafs around?
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