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  1. TB 2" Lift and AAL Inquires

    I've been browsing the forums for an hour now and haven't got the exact answers I want for my questions. Basically, I have new torsion keys and an AAL kit from Zone Offroad for a 2" lift, but I'm not sure what I need to do with all the components in the suspension system. Here are my questions...
  2. Reservoir or No-Reservoir?

    I recently bought a new 2" Zone Offroad lift kit (new torsion keys and AAL) to help me out when 4x4-ing. With the lift, I wanted to get new, longer shocks. I immediately turned to Bilstein to see what they had. The 4600 Series Shock is for stock height trucks, so that wouldn't work. So I then...
  3. Bump Induced Vibration

    Wheels & Tires
    Hello there folks of the internet. I come to you once again in a time of need! My 06 Canyon Off-Road has developed an unfortunate habit of intermittently vibrating when I get up to highway speed. It will usually start after I hit a bump on the road and continues for a while until stopping on...
  4. Advice on my lift setup

    Hey guys, for the past few weeks I've been looking at various lifting options for my '04 Chevy Colorado Z71 2WD that are not only cost effective, but also are not going to tear up my suspension. Originally my plan was going to go include a Skyjacker Add-a-leaf, MAXX torsion keys, new torsion...
  5. When to replace suspension?

    I've got an 04 I5 ZQ8 Regular cab with 160,000 miles, and i don't know how to tell when or if i should replace any suspension parts. It is already kind of a bumpy ride but it doesn't pull or bounce or make EXCESSIVE noise. I'm only considering it because i I just picked up an '88 Bayliner Cuddy...
  6. Please help with my tires and wheels

    Wheels & Tires
    Hey guys. I have a 2009 GMC Canyon z71 crew cab. I have stock 17 inch rims on 265/70/17 BFG M/T. I have found rims I really want to buy, they are 20'' replica wheels.I have already put in new torsion bars and will crank them if i need too. I'm wondering if I could fit 275/55/20 on stock...
  7. Want To Buy Lift kit

    Want to Buy
    Looking for a suspension lift for a 2016 Colorado. Pretty open to exact height and make.
  8. 05 Z71 torsion bar/keys

    I have an 05 z71 with a 3 inche body lift. If I'm not mistaken the keys or torsion bars? Are turned up?" I don't know much about suspension ". But, I had 285 DC mud country's with a 16x8 dc torque rim and it rubbed if I turned sharp I now have a 265 50 20 and a 20x10 -12 Offset rockstar rim and...
  9. Rattling Noise

    So last Sunday I purchased a 2005 crew cab z71 and I finally got to pick it up yesterday after the dealer did a tune up, alignment and fixed some other things. The problem is today driving to work I noticed a horrible rattling noise on the drivers side somewhere. The noise is only when I...
  10. Knocking Sound during acceleration after Lift Kit Install. Help!

    Hi all, I am noticing a knocking sound coming from the rear end of my 2005 Z85 LS Crew Cab with 40,000 miles. About 6 months ago I installed a suspension maxx 2.5 inch leveling kit on the front end and put 2" taller shackles and pro comp add-a-leaf springs on the rear end. So 2.5" taller in the...
  11. Easiest way to lift the rear end about 1.5 inches? (Chevy Colorado)

    Hey so I have a 2006 Chevy Colorado Crew Cab Z71 4x4 and I am wondering what the cheapest/easiest way to lift the rear end about 1.5 to 2 inches. Any advice helps! thanks!
  12. Caution Ordering Bilstein 4600's (Rear)

    Hey I just thought I should throw out a word of caution when ordering new rear Bilstein shocks for your truck. I ordered front and back shock replacements (both Bilstein) from auto anything on October 6th. I received the fronts a week later, and as of right now my "expected shipping date" is...
  13. Questions on a 4/5 static drop

    So right now, I have a 3/4 drop on springs and blocks. I want to squeeze another inch drop, and my plan is to get some zq8 leafs and some adjustable drop shocks. To correct the lean, I'm going to get spacers, as I only have a half inch lean, and the drop shocks only adjust in whole inches if I...
  14. Suspension Groans after Readylift Kit?

    A couple weeks ago I installed a Readylift kit (69-3070, 2.25F/1.5R) on my 2009 Canyon SLE and now I'm getting groans out of the torsion bars. Is that normal? This is my first lift kit ever. After doing the work myself I took it to my mechanic to have the wheels aligned and also asked them to...
  15. Body Vs. Suspension

    So, I'm pretty new to owning a truck, and just recently decided that I wanted to lift it. Mostly, I'm in it for the aesthetics. That is, I like the look of a properly lifted and proportionally lifted truck. I'm not trying to spend thousands immediately, so a body lift appeals to me. On the flip...
  16. worn out Leaf Springs Help

    05 GMC Canyon Crew Cab Z71 Off-Road pkg I've been towing 2,700 lb Trailer for work for the last 5 years and the leaf springs have worn down to the common "w" shape. I think I've lost about 2", Which causes a rougher ride and I'm pretty sure the slip yoke is smacking up against the transmission...
  17. upgrade road map questions

    So since buying my '06 2.8 2wd extended cab canyon back in '09 I've been in love with the truck as a whole. Rock solid reliable to the point where even my retarded ass can't break it. Anyway the only thing I always wanted more from my canyon was performance. It wasn't such a big deal when I...
  18. 2" suspension lift for a low budget

    I'm new to 335nation n i drive a '05 colorado Z71 4WD crew cab. I no it's a long shot but I'm lookin for a way to raise my suspension 2"s. Im on a low budget n I'd like to pay 100 dollars max. ne suggestions for a cheap 2" suspension lift wuld be greatly appreciated.
  19. For Sale Rims & tires (ONLY AVAIL. TILL SEPT 10!!)

    For Sale
    Hey guys, so I'm trading in the truck *sadness* for something that gets better fuel mileage (180km to work & back everyday is unaffordable) Aaaand I was wondering if anyone wants to buy my rims & tires, it seems like damn shame to send them off with the truck since they're only 2 months old...
  20. Lowering a Z71

    I know it sounds stupid, but I would like to slightly lower my05 z71 crewcab to give it more of a baha trophy truck look. right now the fender wells are way too open. Has anyone done this?