Suspension question?

bigbluetaco

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Theoretically, if you put a 6" RC/Pro comp/etc kit and add in a 2" coil over lift as the suspension, would you be at 8" total?
 

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The coilovers are generally adjustable so at the stock setting with the spacer, it would give you the 6" of lift. But if you are putting in a coilover, you would want to get once built for the 6" lift so that you can eliminate the spacer from the kit. Some of the coilovers can be cranked up a little bit on the 6" lifts to give you 7", but I wouldn't really recommend it. All those components for the drop bracket kits are designed to work in that 6" lift range with a little give or take. at 8" I would worry about wearing out components prematurely.
 

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thank you, i dont think i would ever do it, but i recently saw a picture of a truck with RC 6 inch lift and bilsteins cranked all the way up, looked massively tall but also useless at the same time....