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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-30-2010, 02:00 PM Thread Starter
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spacers or keys???

Just wondering what you all think is best for about 2 to 2 1/2inches of lift.(I'll use blocks in the back) Spacers or keys for the front??
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Being an 01' and a 4x4 you have to use keys in the front because you don't have coil springs. Spacers are for trucks with coil springs in the front like the 04+ trucks.

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i haven't heard much good of useing indexed keys in the front,they put your axles at too axtreme an angle and put too much load on the torsion bars.

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I would stay away from indexed keys on all they do is cause a extreme angle's causing your CV' boots to tear and the CV's wear faster and ball joints to wear faster, if you want a couple of inches higher from the front of your truck just crank the torsion bars a little no reason you shouldn't be able to get about 1 1/2 inch raise from it and don't forget to get an alignment when your done
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thx for the replys....
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