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Finally getting to drive it 4/6 drop

Discussion in 'Lowered & Street Systems' started by Dr Evil, Mar 20, 2021.

  1. Dr Evil

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    I have a build thread somewhere but thought it may help others finds info here.
    Western Chassis 2.5" drop spindles and 2" drop springs in front.
    Flip kit in rear with shock relocation brackets.
    20x8 fronts 255/45/20
    20x9 rears 275/45/20


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    Your truck looks great! I had previously just installed the same 4.5/6 kit but it is a McGaughys. I am running 20x8 Riddlers on front with 255/45/20 and have some rubbing. What does the bottom of the front fender measure to the ground on your truck? Thanks!!
     
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    That looks sharp!
     
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    Do you rub at all?
     
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    Sorry, just saw the replies. I have no rubbing issues at all. I'll have to take measurements and post them on fender height at the wheel well opening.
    I got the engine dialed in too. It always ran rougher than I thought it should. It wouldn't idle as good as it hoped, it spark knocked at WOT and the starter had trouble starting once warm.
    I had backed initial timing out to 0* and still it had issues.
    Turned out I was using the wrong mark on the balancer and had about 28 * initial timing in it (face palm). Set it up correctly and now it's a gem of a motor for a DD.
     
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    Hey man. Great to hear about your engine! I’m glad you got it figured out. Do you know what the fender lips to ground measurements are on your truck? I like the setup and stance!
     
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    Oops. Sorry I forgot to get those earlier. Just went and measured.
    27.75 fr
    28.00 FL
    28.25 both rears
     
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    Awesome! Thanks. I have the 4.5/6 Mcgaughys kit in mine with 255/45/20 front and I have rubbing issues. Wheels are 8.5 wide with 4.75 BS. Mine measures:
    26.75 FR
    27.25 FL
    I think I need to install 1” springs instead of 2”.

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