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Unread 04-13-2013, 07:58 AM   #1
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Killed the gremlin... Now thinking of a lift.

After months of chasing my tail I purchased a new BCM from eBay and the parasitic draw is gone. The part number is different, but I haven't noticed any issues - it actually seems to be running a little smoother as far as idle and acceleration.

So I looked again at the lift/tire size chart in the FAQ. It says 33s will fit on a 3.5" lift. Will 33s on a 3.5" require trimming?

Also - Iron Rock says their foundation series kit includes everything but I've noticed threads talking about adding a adjustable arm. Can anyone clarify? I emailed Iron Rock general email this week but did not receive a reply.

Lastly a quick shout out to Deejay Zeejay, Zeejay97, Coralman, and KoreaZJ and all the others who helped guide me in hunting down the gremlin. It was quite the learning experience.

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Unread 04-13-2013, 08:15 AM   #2
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33s won't fit on a 3.5" lift without cutting sheetmetal and new rims with proper backspacing.

I assume you are looking at a kit with all 4 coils, 2 trackbars, sway bar links and shocks. Then it would be close to a complete lift. You'll probably want adjustable control arms and will probably NEED them if you want to run 33s.
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