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Leveling Kit?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by bdover21, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. bdover21

    bdover21 Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 31

    Is it bad on your front end to plow with a leveling kit? I know plowing with the torsion bars cranked up is bad on the ball joints and such. Can anyone help me here? My 2500HD plow mounts hit the ground every once in awhile and it bothers me. I am going to go from a 245 to a 265 or 275 tire to provide a little height. Thanks.
     
  2. NICHOLS LANDSCA

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,310

    Not sure who you are getting your info from but you will be fine, a 275 tire?
     
  3. jerseydrew

    jerseydrew Senior Member
    from jersey
    Messages: 232

    leveling kit is the same idea as cranking the bars for an IFS suspension. in my eyes it's fine. most truck guys do this for looks and are just fine. also if you have a plow that drops 1.5 -2 inches when the plow is up and you add 2 inches with a level kit then when you have the plow up in the air you are at factory ride height. don't see any problems with this as long as you don't go with a crazy tall kit. 1.5-2 inch level is fine for the truck.
     
  4. RCsLawncare

    RCsLawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 459

    you should be fine, just get an alignment after you either turn them up or use a kit...
     
  5. mossman381

    mossman381 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,410

    You should be fine. But if you want to level your truck the right way, get a Cognito leveling kit. Well worth the money.