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Old 03-12-2014, 04:14 AM
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I want to possibly install a 4" suspension lift kit just to fit a 35" 17x9 12.5 bf goodrich KM2 mud terrain. If anyone can think of a cheap but good lift that would help! Or if you think a 3" kit would work then I'll go with that as well. Just need some help to decide.
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get a different tire and save yerself a ton of money then you won't need to worry about a cheap lift! Those tires are crazy expensive and wear horrible. A buddy of mine has them and he didn't have a good experience with them.
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I want to possibly install a 4" suspension lift kit just to fit a 35" 17x9 12.5 bf goodrich KM2 mud terrain. If anyone can think of a cheap but good lift that would help! Or if you think a 3" kit would work then I'll go with that as well. Just need some help to decide.
I am not sure you need a lift kit for 35" tires. I think a 2.5" level and the tires and wheels you are looking at would work well. I have use those tires and have had good luck with them. They are noisy though.
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You can run 35's with Rough Country's 2.5" front / 1.75" rear kit with a newer 1500. Less than $200 shipped.
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You can run 35" with a level but its the width that will cause it to rub, and I'm pretty sure you will rub with 35x12.5's. You will most likely need spacers if you decide to just do a level with those tires.

For 4" lifts there's: BDS and Rough Country are probably the most widely used on this site. Bully's Performance can hook you up with anything you will need (they are in the vendor area at the bottom of the home screen).

There are also 3" body lifts out there but IMO you're better off spending the extra $ to do the suspension lift.

Leveling kits can range from 2.5" front/1.5" rear spacers (~$200) to Bilstein 5100 adjustable front shocks (0-2.8" and ~$220) and even Fox high performance front coilovers (0-2" and ~$390). Once again, If you decide to level I'd go with replacing the stock shocks with Bilstein adjustables....the better ride quality is definitely worth the extra money.

There are also 3/4"-1.5" rear spacers from TGC for anywhere between $35-$70. If you want to level and still add some to the rear.
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More than what will be required to fit that tire size, what will look appropriate. Perhaps the OP thinks a 4" lift will look the best in his opinion. I know I happen to think that 4" lifts w 35" tires looks perfect.
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If you want the cheapest route. You will need just 2"-2.8" level. Then Rims with eithor 0 or -12 Offset. I am 35/12.50/17 Toyo open country M/T with 17X9 XD Addicts with -12 Offset. No offset.
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Big fan of body lift. Very happy with it on my 09. Like a stock truck. No warranty issues. Even level kits have problems and warranty issues. I can post pictures if you want.
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My 09 with just a body lift, 20 atx artillery and 35 nitto trail grapplers. Trail grapplers lasted over 60 k plus but not great in the rain. Terra grapplers didn't last and didn't look nearly as good but handled much better in the rain.
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More pics. Notice the "ass up" look in this pic. To nervous to do the level kit.
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