2.5" Front Leveling Lift Kit for 2007 - 2015 Chevy Silverado GMC Sierra GM 1500
2.5" Front Leveling Lift Kit
- 2007 - 2015 CHEVY SILVERADO 1500 2WD
- 2007 - 2015 GMC SIERRA 1500 2WD
- 2007 - 2015 CHEVY SILVERADO 1500 4WD
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Directions & Hardware Included
** This lift kit will raise the front of your Silverado or Sierra by a true 2.5" **
This kit can be installed in little to no time at all. Please be aware that these spacers will raise your truck by a TRUE 2.5
Also, please note the lift spacer thickness and lift is not a 1 to 1 ratio and will NOT equal advertised lift due to the suspension geometry.
GM 1500 Front Leveling Kit Installation Instructions
- 1. First, block the rear tires of your vehicle so that it is stable and cannot roll back. Lift the front end of the vehicle safely and support the frame using jack stands. Place one jack stand on each side of the vehicle and remove both front tires.
- 2. Use a 15mm wrench to unbolt the nut for the sway bar end link. Take out sway bar end link.
- 3. Use a 10mm socket or wrench to unbolt the brackets for the ABS line.
- 4. Unbolt the 13mm single bolt holding the brake line bracket to the coil housing.
- 5. Using a floor jack, support the lower control arm.
- 6. Using a 21mm socket unbolt the nut holding the tie rod to the knuckle.
- 7. Loosen the nut holding the upper ball joint to the knuckle using an 18mm socket.
- 8. Using a hammer, strike the side of the knuckle where the upper ball joint and tie rod are. The tie rod and upper
ball joint will then separate from the knuckle.
- 9. Remove upper ball joint and tie rod from knuckle.
- 10. Use an 18mm wrench to unbolt the 3 nuts holding the strut assembly to the housing/frame.
- 11. Unbolt the 2 bolts holding the strut to the lower control arm using a 15mm socket. The head of the bolts is on the underside of the lower control arm.
- 12. Remove the floor jack for the lower control arm, then remove the strut from vehicle.
- 13. Screw the allen heads into the spacer. The threaded portion will come out of the spacer and the head of the screws will be inside the spacer.
- 14. Trim or grind the factory studs down until they are below the top surface of the spacer.
- 15. Set spacer on top of the strut assembly (will only go on one way). Use a 16mm deep socket and the nuts provided in the kit to bolt the spacer to the strut assembly.
- 16. Rotate the strut assembly 180 degrees so that the holes on the upper coil bucket line up with the 3 studs coming out of the spacer (will only go in one way) Do not bolt the strut yet.
- 17. Using a floor jack, raise the lower arm slightly so that the lower part of the strut can be bolted to the lower control arm using the 15mm factory bolts.
- 18. Press upper portion of strut assembly into the coil bucket. Using a floor jack, raise the lower control arm until the 3 studs on top go through the 3 holes on the coil bucket.
- 19. Bolt the 3 nuts to the strut using an 18mm wrench.
- 20. Lower floor jack and place the jack under the knuckle. Hold the bracket for the ABS line so that it is on the
- 21. While supporting the knuckle, raise the floor jack until you are able to partially reinsert the threaded portion of the upper ball joint into the hole on the top of the knuckle.
- 22. Insert a pry bar into the coil spring and pry down on the lower control arm until the upper ball joint can be bolted to the knuckle.
- 23. Tighten the nut for the upper ball joint using an 18mm wrench and a plier (use the plier to keep the ball joint from rotating).
- 24. Bolt the tie rod to the knuckle using a 10mm and 21mm wrench.
- 25. Reinstall the brake line bracket and the ABS brackets.
- 26. Using a 15mm nut, bolt back the sway bar end links.
- 27. Install front wheel