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Old 10-15-2008, 10:00 AM   #1
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Default Leveling Kit & Wheels/Tires Are On

I finally got my wifes 2007 Yukon leveling kit, wheels, & tires put on and it turned out great. We ended up putting a 2.5" CCM leveling kit in with the 1" spacer in the rear and it seems to sit pretty level.

She was dead set on the rockstars and nothing bigger than 20's, so we ended up putting on 18x9 black rockstars & 285/65 18's. It only rubs at full lock whenever you back up on a steep driveway so we can live with that.

The next thing on the list is to take off the stock running boards & put on some n-fabs, put on an exhaust, & then put a tune in it for her. We were also contemplating on whether to put a 3" body lift on it for her so it doesn't rub at all & gets her up a little bit more. Do ya'll think it needs any more of a lift? Let me here your thoughts, opinions, etc. on how it turned out.

Really dark bad pictures of before it was leveling & had 265/70 17 BFG's:





Now here are some pictures of how it turned out after the leveling kit & wheel/tires:







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Old 10-15-2008, 10:38 AM   #2
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Nice job; I like it. I think it looks good just the way it is.
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Old 10-15-2008, 04:32 PM   #3
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Looks really good. I would just leave it and skip the body lift.
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Old 10-15-2008, 10:50 PM   #4
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Looks great and I have the same kit . Leave as is, no body lift kit. What is the backspacing on the rims?

Now I need to get some new tires...
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Old 10-16-2008, 01:14 AM   #5
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Looks great. I'm glad to see you got a set up that doesn't push the front tires out past the fenders.
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Old 10-20-2008, 10:23 PM   #6
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I would also like to know the backspacing on those rims.....

I want to do the same thing but I am thinkin about using the stock z71 rims with the same tires and I am wondering how much rub I will get

anyway it looks awesome....those are my favorite rims, i would put those on mine if i changed them
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Old 10-21-2008, 09:30 AM   #7
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Sorry I'm just getting back on here, and I noticed the questions regarding backspacing. The backspacing is 5" & the offset is 0 mm. Any other questions, just let me know.

You will have no problems running this size on stock wheels leveled. They may not even rub without a leveling kit. They rubbed a little bit on the fender liners at first, but after a little bit of trimming and molding they fit great. There is no way thought to run these wheels & tires without a leveling kit due to the offset.
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Old 10-30-2008, 01:52 AM   #8
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I did the same thing on my fiance's '08... I am happy with the lift, but haven't found a set of wheels yet. We know we want something black, and I really like the way yours look.

We did the exhaust already on ours. We went with a magnaflow muffler and 3" pipe dumped near the spare tire. Sounds great under acceleration and when in V8 mode, but when it goes into V4 mode, it makes a bit more noise. This topic might be covered in another forum, but just something to consider. The guy at the shop said the Magnaflow is the "least anooying in V4 mode"...
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Old 10-30-2008, 05:19 PM   #9
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awesome yukon, looks good with the kmc rockstars. is that a ranch hand bull bar? i intend to do very similar things to my tahoe. how'd you choose a leveling kit?
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Old 10-31-2008, 11:28 AM   #10
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Yes, it is a Ranch Hand grille guard. After doing lots of researching and talking to some people on some other sites this one seemed to be the most popular for a few reasons: Quality kit, easy install, & really good price.
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