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They look fantastic lifted! Lift, wheels, tires and a cool headache rack make these trucks look wicked.
 

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They said $300.00 and does not hurt warrenty and yes you can put it in with price of the truck. They have ones on the lot with lift kits. I will post pics next time I go out there. They had a killer trail boss lifted.
 

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I'm getting the leveling kit which I think is similar to what Maxed is doing. The one I'm getting adds about 2" which may slightly effect the mpg, probably less than 1 mpg, but besides looking cool it gives you a better approach angle for hills, etc with that air dam sticking down. There are differing opinions about the air dam. The sales manager at the dealer I'm buying mine from was very knowledgeable about the Colorado. He actually ordered a Colorado Diesel for himself (& let me drive it too!) He told me about someone who removed the air dam and lost about 3 or-so mpg.
 

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I put a 2" level kit in the front and 2" block kit in the rear with 275/70r17 on it. Overall almost 3" in height gained. I only lost about 20 miles to a tank of gas. The diesel loves the bigger tires! running on the highway at 75 mph got my rpm's down to 1800-1900 instead of the 2200-2300 I was running. I really like the aggressive look it has now. Looks like a real truck. Keeping most of the rake in it keeps it from looking like it is squatting in the ass with a load on it.
 

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When I level mine I'll probably add some Timbren suspension helpers to stop some of the sag with a load / trailer.
 

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I have a place by me that is installing a 6 inch suspension lift with labor for $1599 for these. They just posted a picture of a Diesel Canyon with the lift and 33" tires on it. Looks really nice! In Michigan the place is called 4wheelbuy.com, they post most everything with prices on their Facebook page
 

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When I level mine I'll probably add some Timbren suspension helpers to stop some of the sag with a load / trailer.
Make sure whatever lift company you are going to use that they will back your powertrain warranty. GM will void powertrain warranty with a lift I have seen it done. We had a 14 Silverado warranty blocked due to a six inch lift. I think BDS will stand by theirs. Lifts in Alaska are more due to the good old freight we have to pay for everything.
 

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Get the Hellwig rear anti sway bar also it makes it handle like it's been lowered what a difference.
i'm running p285/70r17 toyo at on mine. they definitely love the bigger tires. my mpg went up about 2 on the highway. you should look into the toyos for your next set. the toyo is the only "P" tire that i saw in this size and it was about $600 cheaper for the set than any of the "LT" tires in the same size range, it also rides a lot better because its a 6 ply, but i guess it depends how you plan to use the truck whether you should go 6 or 10 ply
 

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the airdam helps mpg by pushing the air around the truck rather than under. I leveled my truck and left the air dam on for about 2000 miles so i would have a good test for my mpg test without the air dam. 1200 miles so far without the air dam and its actually helped my mpg by about 2. depends if you are doing gas or diesel though. i sell a lot of these for a living and have 5 or 6 customers who have said the same thing but most are running factory size tires on the gas burner

basically, once you lift the truck the air dam becomes more of a windwall because it catches air rather than redirecting it.
 

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I have a place by me that is installing a 6 inch suspension lift with labor for $1599 for these. They just posted a picture of a Diesel Canyon with the lift and 33" tires on it. Looks really nice! In Michigan the place is called 4wheelbuy.com, they post most everything with prices on their Facebook page
kinda depends on the dealer. we will warrenty the powertrain for most 6" and even 7.5" lifts. only reason they wont is either:
1. because the lift company tampered with something linked to the drive line (cutting or modifying the driveshaft which can put too much stress on a trans) OR
2. they are upset because you may not have bought from them.

sometimes the manufacturer will step in and do a random inspect on warranty claims, but those are few and far between. technically, they could void your warranty for running oversized tires due to the extra stress on the motor, trans, and brakes when driving, but they usually don't since warranty still pays the dealer for the work done
 

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Let me ask this? What size of tire will fit under the stock Colorado or Canyon?

I'm not planning on leaving it stock... I'm planning on a leveling kit this week, ( not sure on what size yet... any advice on the too ) and probably a 6 inch next year after tax returns.

Will 33" tires fit without rubbing issues? I am also thinking about going with a set of 20" wheels.

Just Curious & thanks in advance
 

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Let me ask this? What size of tire will fit under the stock Colorado or Canyon?

I'm not planning on leaving it stock... I'm planning on a leveling kit this week, ( not sure on what size yet... any advice on the too ) and probably a 6 inch next year after tax returns.

Will 33" tires fit without rubbing issues? I am also thinking about going with a set of 20" wheels.

Just Curious & thanks in advance
Steve, the width and offset of your wheel will play a big part in how tall of a tire you can run. I would imagine any 20" wheel you find will be 9" wide, which is an inch more than stock. This means you'll be losing inner clearance or fender edge clearance depending on offset. On a stock wheel you could probably run a skinny 33" like a 255/80/17 but on my 18x9 with 20 offset (5.75" backspace) I could only run a 32" 265/65/18 and it is darn close to rubbing but it does not on my 2" lift. Some people claim to be running 33"s such as 285/70/17 so maybe some of them can chime in with their rubbing issues or what wheels they're running, probably stock wheels

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Let me ask this? What size of tire will fit under the stock Colorado or Canyon?

I'm not planning on leaving it stock... I'm planning on a leveling kit this week, ( not sure on what size yet... any advice on the too ) and probably a 6 inch next year after tax returns.

Will 33" tires fit without rubbing issues? I am also thinking about going with a set of 20" wheels.

Just Curious & thanks in advance
We are. But probably won't be until next year. The issue I ran into when researching tires and rims was that, I think for 19 inch rims, there weren't a lot of AT type tires for that size rim.
 

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Been doing a lot of research lately and Im about to buy everything i see at this point lol. Looking at the 6 inch lift from Rough Country for the Duramax and since i have the midnight edition, Im opting to keep the 18 inch rims i have now. Decided after all the measurements that a 1.25" wheel spacer along with 285/65/R18 from BFGoodrich will fit just fine. (Fingers Crossed) Im also looking to get the Fox front shocks with the reservoir that are adjustable but those alone almost double the projects price so ima bit on the fence with those. If anyone knows if they are worth the money i would gladly read that post. I also saw someone post about a Fab Four bumper and upon looking at their site im pretty set on getting the premium front and back bumpers they offer, However I could not find a price on them and the retailer close to me is closed until tomorrow or tuesday so I will have to wait and see the price before I make and investment there.
 
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