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post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old 02-23-2012, 06:33 PM Thread Starter
 
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Post Front Suspension Lowering

I am thinking about lowering or having the front lowered on my truck about 1"
and am wondering if any one has had or done this. I have already installed a
Belltech drop shackel kit on the rear and the truck sits fairly level but would like
to bring the whole truck down about 1".
Any input or sugestions on how to or where to get this done would be apreciated .

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I think belltech makes some coilovers for 0-3" drop
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Belltech does have a 0-3" front drop kit that will give me what the look I want. Wondering two things. Is this somthing I can do myself or Is this something that should be done in a shop ?
I installed the rear drop shackels in my driveway but are the fronts a different animal ?


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Belltech does have a 0-3" front drop kit that will give me what the look I want. Wondering two things. Is this somthing I can do myself or Is this something that should be done in a shop ?
I installed the rear drop shackels in my driveway but are the fronts a different animal ?
Yes. You most likely will need some air tools. As you will need to take out the strut assembly. caliper. I think balljoint too., lower.
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Im stupid new here, and dont know ya, but if you need to take it to a shop, then come to my place. I have the tools minus a lift, but we can get r' dun
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Thanks Travis from what have have been reading on line here looks like a job that should be done in a shop.


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coilover are just popping the shock out and a new one in place..... easy stuff with the right tools
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Thanks Travis from what have have been reading on line here looks like a job that should be done in a shop.
Grant (lumberjack) and i had to pull his struts to put in his strut spacers.
We have access to air tools, jacks and fork lifts. So wasnt too bad.

You will need an alignment afterwards though..
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It's probably not a bad idea to have an alignment after any front end suspension work.

Has any one here had belltech 25001 lowering strutts installed ?


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