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glad to see no one can back themselves up

Typical internet expert. No one responds with "proof" so by defaut expert feels they have "won."

Not sure how a level, vs a level lift is any different. And unless you are hunting moose I doubt what you throw in the bed is going to drop the back. So how much rake you running, Chadster?
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i am far from an expert, but i do know what im talking about in this case. so youre an expert??? i am runnin 1'' less than stock, where i live we hunt moose,

level(bilsteins or a block)- creating stress on your cv joints and changing the angle
lift- puts cv joints at stock angle with limited affect on the ride
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I have Bilstiens at 2.8 and tow a travel trailer. No nose up. I posted long ago about my tow experiences on this site. A lift kit will not raise the payload capacity of any truck. So the only ignorant comments are yours. The op asked for help. Not a troll.

do you have air bags in your rear end? do you have any modifications to your rear end? i never said it raises towing capacity but a LIFT KIT put your rake the same as stock in most cases or an 1'' less than stock. i realize the op ased for help and i told him the truth. if you got the cash and you want it higher lift the truck.
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So you do not think running your ProComp adjustables at 2.75" adds any stress to the CV joints? The RCX 6" drop brackets compensate for the 6" lift, not the extra almost 3" you are running. I would hazard to guess that if you check your CV shaft angle it is similar within a degree or two of a stock truck running a 2" level, if not worse.

Most who have run a 2" level have not experienced CV "wobble" issues.

What are your measurements to the fender F/R. Any pics of said moose in the back of your truck and the sag from the weight? You know, the "proof" you are asking of others.

I nor the others in this thread came in barking as an expert on lifts vs level. We simply provided an answer to the OP's question. You made bold statements you have yet to back up with any evidence of why running a simple level makes a truck now unfit for hunting.
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i agree addidng the pro comps has changed my cvs and i knew that going in to doing it, i didnt care, if they break i am prepared to fix them, and i drive my truck like a truck as shown in the 2014 calendar it sees mud. and i said in my last post i have 1'' less than stock for rake. 48F 49.5 R.

you want me to send you a pic of my trruck sagging with something in the bed of it? these trucks are horrible for that, if i had pictures on my phone i would send them but i dont (due to a new phone). maybe in 2014 they dont sag but they do in any other year with coils.
you can argue with me tell the cows come home, i have researched this stuff. i am giving the op the TRUTH. yes leveling is great its cool you can stuff bigger tires.. if you put more weight in a levelled truck you are going to be sagging on the rear or nose high. There is things you can get to prevent this like air bag kits etc. if you dont travel with much weight in your bed then great awesome. where i come from hunting is taking down big animals sorry if i misinterpreted your style of hunting with the style we do up north. but if you are putting a substantial amount of weight in a levelled truck you will be nose high do you not agree?

are you even levelled??? or lifted????? do you have any first hand experience???? have you had one of these trucks previous to your '14????
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just answer my last question, yes or no are you levelled. thats all i need to know
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This is the first car/turck I have ever owned, past 35 years I have spent walking everywhere. I have not built cars, trucks, etc from the ground up. I have never drag raced, autocrossed, or rebuilt anything. I have only hunted mice and other small rodents, not elk, deer, hogs, etc. I have not studied suspension design and construction for any of the pervious cars/trucks I did not build. And if my current truck was leveled after only having it in my posession for less than 2 weeks I would also be an internetz truck suspension god.

That is the fun of the internet. I do not discredit your opinion, only in how you have chosen to delvery it.

To answer your question, no my current truck of 2 weeks is not yet leveled.
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This is the first car/turck I have ever owned, past 35 years I have spent walking everywhere. I have not built cars, trucks, etc from the ground up. I have never drag raced, autocrossed, or rebuilt anything. I have only hunted mice and other small rodents, not elk, deer, hogs, etc. I have not studied suspension design and construction for any of the pervious cars/trucks I did not build. And if my current truck was leveled after only having it in my posession for less than 2 weeks I would also be an internetz truck suspension god.

That is the fun of the internet. I do not discredit your opinion, only in how you have chosen to delvery it.

To answer your question, no my current truck of 2 weeks is not yet leveled.




your sarcasm and your ignorance go hand in hand.

this is my all time favorite...you dont have the mod done. so dont tell me i dont know what im talking about until you have done it first hand.

i never once said i was a suspension god, i have lots to learn like everyone. im pretty sure you might have learned something just by reading this thread.

congrats on your first vehicle. mr sarcasm
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Oh, forgot wolf as well, never hunted those either.
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maybe you should switch to knowledge of your truck.... go hunt for some of that.
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