Pro Comp Lift kit

Discussion in 'Lift Kit and Lowering Kit Discussions' started by dye4metal, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. dye4metal

    dye4metal Full Access Member

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    So i am debating on 2 lift kits, i like superlifts normal kit (not bracket and FIT) and i am liking the procomp. Now im not too new to the lifting scene but i am new to IFS, sounds like a headache compared to lifting our F-350. With the superlift kit they say that since you drop front diffy and what not and that it just isnt bigger spindles and that u can get bigger torsion bars and get around 7"+ out of it. Now with the procomp the kicker on theirs is that it comes with a front CV for about the same price someplaces cheaper than the superlift. On the procomp im pretty sure its the same design on the kit. But what i am wondering is do you think it would be better to get the procomp kit, coil spacers for the back , and ford keys or just crank the stock for about 7-8". i am also doing a 3" body to fit 38s.
     
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    have you looked into Fabtech. I'd perfer Fabtech over pro chomp.
     
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    fabtech is spindles. i dont want taller spindels, its just another thing to break easier.
     
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    Fabtech bumps the track width way the fu*k out on the nbs trucks, I'd stick with the pro comp full drop 6" with some f150 keys and 2" coil spacers out back to clear a 37 with some trimming. The fabtech knuckle kit is a good kit, really easy to install but the tires will look goofy as fu*k being so far apart with such a small tire. Look into doing the cognito pitman/idler braces too or that 1/2 ton ifs will be quite pissed at you. With the loot you drop on a 6" + 3" body you might as well buy a dana 44 and start chopping that bitch up for a solid axle.
     
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    i figured i would have to do something with the steering with 38" tires. your right on the fabtech it looks really goofy. about the SAS may come later, probably not. btw how are installing those body lifts.
     
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    I used the Pro comp , it is a tremendously well built kit , I also plow with the truck , and after a year my alignment even after plowing is still perfect.

    I chose it because it is a FULL DROP , which means the diff drops along with the suspension allowing better c.v angles and it allows you to run a STOCK wheel if you need to as I do to plow.

    Pre NBS pro comp had issues, but 00 to 06 kits where made exceptionally well and I have yet to here of anyone who had any issues with a pro comp lift on any trucks 00 to 06
     

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    yea ive read reviews on it, did you install yur own kit? btw would u mind PM'ing me more pics and the list of things done i like that look. i think on mine i want a little more.
     
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    I had a shop install it , and align it.

    I have a wait4metune
    Pro comp all season 35" tires
    Pro comp 1079 rims
    Magna Flow Muffler
    Wood dash kit
    Pro comp 6" Full drop kit
    Cowl hood
    Brute force CAI

    Next on list is a 3" body lift and 37" tires with 4.88 gears
     
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    I would love to see your truck on 37's with some pro comp knight chrome wheels
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    Or black is dope too
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    those rims are sick. the problem with going 18s is the tire companies that make them for 18s are VERY expensive. especially nitto. diehard where did u get the tune? how is it? gears are really expensive id prob have to wait on that, what does your truck have now with 35s 4.10?
     
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    He has 3.73's or lower unless he already regeared, those wheels are available in 17x8 and 17x9 too. Wait4me is a great tune as well as blackbear, nelson, and wheatley. You can either send your pcm in for the tune or have them send you one and you'll have to have to do a crank re-learn because it isn't an original pcm.
     
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    17s are iffy, if i would go with wheels like that or the KMCs i would probably do 18s. im still trying to find a quote on the 38/15.5r16 dirt grips but no one carries them since parnelli jones is weird... with the tunes what exactly do you mean a crank relearn. and these arent like the hypertech ones are they?
     
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    I have yet to re-gear when i do go to 37" tires I will also go to 4.88 gears.

    I have yet to ever do a crank re-learn with a Wait4me replacement PCM . And that is on 3 Chevy Trucks .
     
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    is there a website for the wait4me PCM, or can some1 explain it to me? also have u had a price quote on switching gears?
     
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    bump on my question ^
     
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    Google, wait4meperformance
     
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    ive never even touched the PCM where exactly is it?
     
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    hey you might want to check out the rcd 6" lift. they do a helluva good job. i have it on my 01 tahoe and i'm more impressed then the 6" pro comp lift i had on my silverado. i re-geared with some 4.88's too. the nice thing with pro comp if the cv included but pro comp is known to sag in the rear after a year or two
     
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    I've never had sag issues on the pro comp kits and I've installed a few dozen even with big stereos they're fine. RCD is a good kit but I think most of that ifs torsion bar sh*t is garbage to lift in the first place.
     
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    yea i have never heard of the procomp being saggy. also my question on installing a body lift was never answered either...