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Old 11-04-2013, 09:20 AM
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Ive have done a lot of research on different forums, but can only find threads dated back from 2011 and 2010. Ive read about vibration issues at higher speeds and RPM due to the CV angles and AWD. I was curious is anyone has came out with a kit yet that can raise the front end, without effecting the CV axles, such a differential drop?? I'm only looking for 1.5-2" of lift in the front. Thanks!
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Just change the shock on the front end I put bilstiens 5150 shock front and back it gives you the option to to adjust the front up like 2.5 inche rides the same as stock no change to complain about
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Just change the shock on the front end I put bilstiens 5150 shock front and back it gives you the option to to adjust the front up like 2.5 inche rides the same as stock no change to complain about
This, i run the bilstien 5100 adjustable shocks in front, standard bilstien 5100 shocks in the rear on my 2011 AWD denali. They ride great! Originally when i put them on i had the front shocks on the top setting and the truck was sitting perfectly level to the stock height rear. Since then, i decided to put the front to stock height and do 2" drop shackles in the rear. They are a great product for sure.
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thanks for the opinions! Looks like im going with some Bilsteins.
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Originally Posted by Vdrsnk04 View Post
This, i run the bilstien 5100 adjustable shocks in front, standard bilstien 5100 shocks in the rear on my 2011 AWD denali. They ride great! Originally when i put them on i had the front shocks on the top setting and the truck was sitting perfectly level to the stock height rear. Since then, i decided to put the front to stock height and do 2" drop shackles in the rear. They are a great product for sure.
Pics !!

I need to do something , too much rear wheel well with the stock size tires on my Denali.
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Any more first hand experiences with these? Looking to pull the trigger on a Awd Denali.
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Wow, just seen you wanted pics TIM Z. Lol, my bad! Better late than never right.

Front leveled to stock rear:
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Front stock height, rear 2" bell tech drop shackles:
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Thanks for the pics ! Great looking truck .

Think I'm just gonna do drop shackles in the rear to level it out .
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Originally Posted by TIM Z View Post
Thanks for the pics ! Great looking truck .

Think I'm just gonna do drop shackles in the rear to level it out .
Thanks, and no problem. I left the blocks in btw.
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