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Lifted my 08 GMC 1500 PICS!

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by merrimacmill, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,822

    I know I have another thread on this, but not being in the picture section I thought more people would be able to enjoy these pictures here.

    Its a 4" ready lift system, with 20" wheel pros wheels, and 33" Nitto Trail Grappler tires. Total cost of the job with labor and tax was a little over $4K. The wheels and tires are what really killed the price.. I could have gone 18" wheels with 33" tires much cheaper, but if i'm going to do it, I'm doing it right. And I love the looks of the 20's on 33's. I'm very happy with the outcome so far.

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  2. DRBLawnBuster

    DRBLawnBuster Senior Member
    Messages: 120

    wow thats a nice truck
     
  3. dieseld

    dieseld Senior Member
    from 90210
    Messages: 628

    Very tight.
     
  4. thesnowman269

    thesnowman269 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    More pics!
     
  5. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,822

    I'll grab some more real NOT cell phone pictures tomorrow or thursday. It depends on the snow, but definitally by the weekend!
     
  6. creativedesigns

    creativedesigns PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,929

    You & I both have wayy too much money sitting around! LOL :laughing:
     
  7. PTSolutions

    PTSolutions PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,533

    how do you like that readylift kit? im going to be getting the leveling kit for my f350 this year.
     
  8. Scottscape

    Scottscape Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    Good looking truck, I lifted my 04' half ton crew right after I first got it 6 yrs ago. 6" suspension and 3" body and 2" add a leaf. and 39.5 boggers. Took it off after 2 years. I couldn't stand to drive it after a couple months of having it. I should've been smarter and went 4" like you did. Now it has 8' snoway and a 575. Beautiful truck again man

    <a href="http://s89.photobucket.com/albums/k209/sciloteous/?action=view&current=743231939_l.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k209/sciloteous/743231939_l.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
     
  9. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,822

    I tell ya, its a tough life....
     
  10. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Very nice! I would like to get a personal truck this summer if I can find something. If I were you I would add tow mirrors and a back rack that thing would look amazing than but thats JMO. One question though, do you like the lettering(website) on your personal truck, I like that its small but still their not sure if I would do something like that or not
     
  11. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,822

    I was impressed with the quality of the parts, the design, and the price of the kit. The way it all just went in made more sense to me than any of the other kits I saw on the market. No cutting or drilling or anything. I will keep you updated when I get some miles on the kit and we see how it holds up.
     
  12. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,822

    I like it, I plan on putting "TERRA LAWNS" larger in some ghost letters with a white boarder on the "LAWNS" going down the side of the truck on the very bottom of the doors. I think with the right design, it will look pretty cool. I bought the truck thinking I would never have anything on it, but I find myself wanting lettering of some kind on there. I'm proud of my company, and I like to put the name everywhere. I would never letter it up like I do my work trucks though on the middle of the doors and front fenders and tailgates and everything. Just the name or the website in kind of obscure locations. If its done slick, it looks cool when people do that IMO
     
  13. WilliamOak

    WilliamOak PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,986

    Very very sharp!
    Looks perfect, not overdone like some turn out.
     
  14. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,822

    Thanks! Thats what I was going for. I wanted it right on the edge, but not over the top. I didn't want it to look like "texas puked on my truck" as my friend says. :nod:
     
  15. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Yes thats the mindset I had also of not putting anything on it but I like that where you did it. I wouldnt do it like a regular work truck either, just like you said obscure locations looks pretty cool
     
  16. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,822

    I got the new idea from the 08 ready lift GMC 1500. The lettering of their logo is just so cool I think. You can see it on their website. Same truck and tires as mine, except they blacked it all out.
     
  17. WilliamOak

    WilliamOak PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,986

    That truck is beautiful, the lettering along the bottom of the door is something I've always liked, a few other guys have done it on here and it has turned out awesome every time.
     
  18. Showmestaterida

    Showmestaterida Senior Member
    Messages: 407

    What was the labor costs on install? How much was kit? and were did you order it from?
     
  19. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,822

    Labor was $375, kit $800 (which was a deal it usually goes for $999), tires and wheels $2500, tire pressure sensors $200 then plus tax. I ordered all the parts from Coastal Customs in Salisbury, MA. They also did the install.
     
  20. plow4life

    plow4life Junior Member
    from MO
    Messages: 17

    i saw your other thread in the Chevy forum. i have to admit that i wasn't sure your wheel and tire combo would look very good. but i have to say it looks pretty sweet. wheels, tires, and the lift all came together nicely. 4" seems to be pretty good, not too much but just enough to make it look great. really good looking truck you've got there.

    i have to ask though, in the thread in the Chevy forum you said the warranty on your truck was almost up. what kind of warranty did you get when you bought it? the truck is too new and for it to be out of warranty you must have some hella high miles on that thing. don't know what they were offering for warranties when you got the truck but i got a 5 year/100,000 mi with my 09 Silverado, just figured yours was the same or similar.
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2010