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Any plans for mods to the truck? I'm not talking deletes, tuners, CAI, straight piping, etc.
This is more about will you: leveling the truck, tires, lift, debadge, etc.

One thing I like about the 2500/3500 is they sit a little higher (avg 2-3 inches taller) so that's one thing I'd look into--not say I'd do it--but look into it and not over the top.
 

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I would like to get a lift kit, lift it up, not sure by how much though, still need to work out the specs.
Also wheels and tires, still need to figure out what i'll do to complement the lift.

How about you?
 

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What is "leveling" never heard of that term before.

I might debadge my truck. Also might do something with the headlights. That's all I am thinking about doing right now.
 

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Leveling...most truck's front end is lower than the back so they put spacers in the front to give it that "level" look.

I wouldn't mind the truck sitting 2-3" taller--almost like a 2500/3500 height. But have no idea on the cost. I don't like the look of low sitting trucks...but also don't like trucks so high you need a step stool or ladder to get in! Also, would have to figure in MPG, too. I've ready lifting can kill mpgs.

Window visors for sure, either a tonneau cover or shell, debadge, and I'm sure there could be 1 or 2 other things. Tires would come when the originals need replacing.

Shocks (Bilstein shocks) if I'm finding the freeway expansion joints are too much. I put those on my current truck--night and day!!
 

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I will be keeping it stock for the first few years.
Apart from tints, a front end clear bra, and some weathertech floor mats.

Maybe a bed liner.
 

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more than anything I'd look to lift the rear end a bit. These trucks already suffer enough with payload because of the coil overs so I'd look into beefing up the rear first...
 

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apart from visually. does lifting it really do anything? some more suspension travel sure. but I'd imagine it also has its cons as well.
 

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I think it's a visual thing mostly. Not getting any ground clearance (from the axle standpoint)--unless you go to a taller tire.
There are some cons (increased wind drag one of them) but what I've noticed/read is that people that do 3-4" lift/level w/out changing tires that the MPG stayed relatively the same. It the bigger tires that kill MPG.
 

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I think that people who rise their trucks look like jerks. It is obviously trying to compensate for something. "Look how big my truck is."

I am keeping things stock for now. Can't really think of anything I need or want. Not ruling stuff out for the future though.
 

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it also makes the thing more tipable...

personally the first mod im doing is tires. I'm going to swap the stockers likey for a set of either Good year Silent Armours or GY MT/Rs...
 

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you have to be an idiot to tip your truck.
anyone who raises their truck should have the mental capacity to not do this as it can be hard to tip it.
 

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I think that people who rise their trucks look like jerks. It is obviously trying to compensate for something. "Look how big my truck is."

I am keeping things stock for now. Can't really think of anything I need or want. Not ruling stuff out for the future though.
woah someone is angry

everyone has their own idea of what looks nice

if someone wants to lift their truck go ahead. i wont judge
personally I am just going to stick with stock.
 

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I think that people who rise their trucks look like jerks. It is obviously trying to compensate for something. "Look how big my truck is."

I am keeping things stock for now. Can't really think of anything I need or want. Not ruling stuff out for the future though.
LOL everyone has their own preferences.
I love lifted trucks even just for the look, but eventually i'll be putting it to work
 

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There has to be some advantages of the increased suspension travel. The question is just if you actually use it.

If you never use it then it would just be a visual modification and an awesome way to lower your mileage even more! :D
 

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I would think that it is cooler to see a lowered truck than one that is raised personally. In the end it is whatever you like, but I am just saying what my opinion is on it.



Plus, wouldn't that make it easier to load/unload things from the bed?
 
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