Sooooooo, I bought a PPV ...

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  1. RichardCranium

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    It's advertised as a 3/4 kit, that is versus stock. The PPV is a 1" drop, so this is about 2" lower than PPV height. The monkey wrench is me having 265/70's, which raises the truck another inch.
     
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    No, my question is can I keep it at PPV height with these shocks?
    I dont wanna go lower than PPV but definitely need a smoother ride...
     
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    PPV height is only 1" lower than stock. If you have the 265/60 tires on there still, they are low profile and make the truck an additional 1" lower (2" all together). It doesn't matter what shocks you put on it, if you didn't change the springs......you aren't going to change the ride height. But in the same aspect, if you didn't change the springs and the tires, you are going to have the same shitty ride.
     
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    So I wanted to retain the OEM PPV front springs and shocks, so I'm dropping the front with the BellTech 2" drop spindles. Out back I'm using 3" springs, so effectively I'm doing a 2/2 drop on OEM sized tires.

    Did you get the Spohn panhard bar?
     
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    I didn't, the difference in axle placement doesn't bother me enough to.
     
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    So did u replace ur Springs? If yes, with what?
    BTW, I put on 265/70/17 on mine
     
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    Great choice on the tires, they make a HUGE difference by themselves.

    The 752SP kit retains the front springs but has new front struts, rear shocks, and rear springs. I might end up changing the front springs to a progressive rate, actually.
     
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    So, if I buy this kit, I can keep it at stock PPV height? (I dont want it lower than PPV height)..
    Also, any good brand I can buy only front springs that will improve ride quality?
     
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    This kit should put you 1" lower than PPV height. You can buy a progressive rate front spring, since it will likely be marketed from a 'normal' Tahoe, look for a 1" drop with the aftermarket spring to retain PPV height.
     
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    iamdub Hold on... Lemme overthink this for a bit...

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