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Old 11-20-2012, 12:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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"NorCalTruck: HELP needed

Hello to all as i am a newbie on this forum. I am asking a question regarding a 2009 Chevy Duramax 4x4.

I was looking at lifting this vehicle with either a BDS or Cognito kit. BDS is probably my what i am going with since most installers here in NM don't normally carry Cognito and you pay a premium.

Will this truck have problems with a 7" lift with 20x12 and either 33x12.50x20 or 35x12.20x20. Problems being tie rods, alignment, clearance, etc.

If so can you recommend any solutions, i have checked on the Cognito Heavy duty tie rods, any others... I ask this because i had a problem with a RCD kit that threw CV shafts every time i used in 4x4.

If anyone else running this can you help me out with the setup and how it runs and rids.

One final note is i would like to be able to run stock wheels also, (hence the BDS option).

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Old 11-20-2012, 02:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If you ask me I feel you are going alittle big on the lift size and if you take my suggestion I would run a Cognito 4" on either 33" or 35"s

These video's may help you see the concept of the look I am suggesting:

All the info on the trucks are details under the video to help you know whats done to them. Let me know if you have questions.

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Old 11-20-2012, 02:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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could you help me out with the 20x12 issue would these fit on a 4" also would these be problematic on the tie rods being so wide?
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