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1988 gmc 2500 overland build

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Rough country have a pretty high spring rate. So it may not ride like stock with an ez inch.


However, despite what most haters of rough country springs will say, I've had 4" rc springs for 15+ years and can't complain they are too stiff. My ride quality improved with better shocks when I put Bilstein 5100's on.

If you get them for cheap I'd run them. Get good shocks for sure.
Ive got a lot of extra weight on the front with the bumper, winch and extra battery. Hopefully that will help
 

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Made some progress the last 2 weeks. Found a sale on tuff country ez ride 2" springs that summit racing matched and had at my door in a day.

Ordered bilstein 5125s from ORD, they are 10" travel front and rear. They show 4" of shaft at ride height in the aux position in the front. I hope that works without having to put on the ford towers. 20210717_105201.jpg 20210717_105159.jpg 20210717_105153.jpg
I also convinced a welder from work to come help me on my roof rack this morning. I think it came out pretty good. I just have to fit the rtt and get it powder coated 20210717_105201.jpg 20210717_105159.jpg 20210717_105153.jpg 20210717_095948.jpg 20210717_101401.jpg 20210717_105144.jpg
 

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Test fitted my rtt today. I new it was big but seeing it up there kind of surprised me how big it is. Its comfortable and thats what i was after. The roof rack seems plenty strong so im happy about that.

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Gonna need some info on the Chevy II.
Thats my long term project. Its a full protouring build. Its got a 427 ls3 that made 680/585 at westech built by tony mamo. Theres a fabricated 9" full floater with gun drilled axles. Full church boys racing suspension with Z06 brakes all around. I have a t56 magnum for it but am thinking about selling it and getting a tkx so i can keep the original tunnel. Holley dominator with 12" screen to run it all.
 

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Suburban is finally getting the motor swapped out. Hopefully get it back next week.

Isnt there supposed to be a skid plate on the crossmember? Does anyone have one?
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