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Old 03-14-2016, 08:17 PM   #11
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Personally I love lifted truck,my previous was a f-250 with 8" lift and 40"tires,it was fun but I would never had towed my trailer with it.That being said I have a Chevy 2500 with the Duramax, they do sit to low in the front to begin with,mostly to try to make it ride better and keep fuel mileage and wind resistance low I would guess.But I did a set of aftermarket torsion keys and leveled the truck out and was able to fit 33" tires with no issues.The price of lift kits for Chevys is ridiculous,especially with torsion bar front end. My opinion go with a leveling kit and get some 22.5 rims and truck tires and you'll be happy.if I had a dually I would definitely go that route.By whatever you decide is up to you,just make sure if you do high lift your trailer clears the rails or you will be lifting that also,Good luck!
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Old 03-14-2016, 08:17 PM   #12
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Thats a nice looking dually in the picture, but I'd forget a lift of any kind unless your prepared to lift the 5th wheel too. Just my opinion.

Travel trailer, lift away!
My buddy has an '11 (I think it is) Puma 5ver, and to just level it out on his '13 Ram 2500 MegaCab 4x4, he had to lift his 5ver 6", for a stock suspension truck with only slightly larger tires, no leveling kit of any kind.

Other issue is fitting the same size spare up under the truck so if a flat happens, all tires are the same size with the spare mounted.
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Met in the Middle

Decided that I was going to upgrade the wheel and tire package. Instead of the full Lift Kit, I did a 3" Level Kit and moved from 17" 80 series to 20" 55 Series tires. Actually a higher load rating than the OEM tires, but quite a bit wider.

No real change in the ride height in the back, 3" was needed up front so I could still turn lock to lock, and let's face it, fuel economy while towing isn't going to change from the height of the truck when the trailer is 13.5' tall....

Love it so far!







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Personally I love lifted truck,my previous was a f-250 with 8" lift and 40"tires,it was fun but I would never had towed my trailer with it.That being said I have a Chevy 2500 with the Duramax, they do sit to low in the front to begin with,mostly to try to make it ride better and keep fuel mileage and wind resistance low I would guess.But I did a set of aftermarket torsion keys and leveled the truck out and was able to fit 33" tires with no issues.The price of lift kits for Chevys is ridiculous,especially with torsion bar front end. My opinion go with a leveling kit and get some 22.5 rims and truck tires and you'll be happy.if I had a dually I would definitely go that route.By whatever you decide is up to you,just make sure if you do high lift your trailer clears the rails or you will be lifting that also,Good luck!
I did the level kit and 20" 55-series tires. Very happy with the outcome! I looked at the 22" wheels - couldn't justify that bump in cost....

These stick out about 3" past the fender flares, so I probably still have some adds to do.





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