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Took alot longer than expected. The first day was alot of "How the Fvck do the rivits come off!!!". Not to mention I had to fish the bolts into the shackle with an extendable magnent because the gas tank was all up in the way. That was pretty much day one.

Next day, after alot of rest and sobering up, it was finished....only because my cousine that can completely tear apart and rebuilt a suspension drove 250 miles to come visit me/drop my truck. This was his first drop might I add, But you could never have noticed by the way he got that front end together.
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I know you are saying, "There is no way he fit those huge tires with that drop!" The front has an 1 1/4" clearence and the back has 2 3/4" clearence. I just left the factory bump stop back there, no point in replacing them.

I do have a few Q's for the all knowing here though....

Keep in mind I used Lower Control Arms and Shackles & Hangers!

1) The fender lips are the part of the fender that curves under and is above the tire, correct? If so, how would I go about rolling them under?
2) Should I buy larger bump stops(cause the ones djm gave me wouldn't even help if i had a lawn mower tire on there) or should I just wait a couple checks and get some smaller tires(NO!)
3) Any good ways to protect my lines from hitting my driver-side shackle?
4) The bottom of my truck is perfectly level...but I have noticable differences in the front and back fender wells. Are the rear wells larger than the front wells....or did I not get a full 5" drop back there. I know you are saying "you should have measured before and after." Well I did. I was rushing and may have measured wrong.

Pics will come either tomorrow or Monday. Thanks for any help I recieve!
 

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I wish i had an answer for you but im really not soo sure...but maybe you can answer a Q for me i have an 02 4x4 and i want to put a 3/5 drop my summer tire size is 275/45R20 the same as you...do you get any tire rubbing? if not, how much clearance do you have because my winter tires and slighty larger than my summer tires (265/70R16)
 

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Man if you can clear them tires you are going to be lucky. I have a 3/5 drop on my 2000 dakota and rub with r/t rims with 235/50/r17. but good luck and let us know how it goes.
 

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Hey prs_mccarty why do you want to lower your 4x4?
 

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All your drops are totally possible. I ran 3/5 drop and noticed that the ass sat to high so i added a 2 inch block. this was with 255-50 in the front and 275-50 in the back on R/t rims. Rubbed but but all you need is the bumpstops in the front for the real big dips. Also make sure to replace shocks cuase the stocks will be gone in no time. I still run the same drop and i rarely rub if i do its on the freeway hittin big dips goin 70-80. And this is on 22's and 30 series tires. People said i couldn't do it but i did it. So you guys should all be fine. If you need some advice just hit me up i'm more than glad to help. Keep truckin later
 
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