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Yup, my Armada had an encounter with PRG today. Greg installed a 2 1/2" spacer in the front and a new 2" spacer for the rear. The rear spacer installed is just a prototype so I am sure the production ones will look as great as the spacers made for the front. The front spacer is the exact spacer used on the Titans. I am not posting pictures of the front install as I'm sure everyone knows how this kit looks for the Titan.

The rear spacer was machined from an existing front spacer, thus the holes.
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The rear spacer fits under the spring's bushing.
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The spacer and bushing fit perfectly in the lower arm.
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Here are some pictures of the resulting of the spacer install.
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Greg recommends that the alignment be checked. I will do that as soon as I can, but it doesn't look as if the alignment is off at all. We were able to do the lift without having to change the rear shocks. The ride comfort of the vehicle is the same if not better. It has not bottomed or topped out on my test drive or my 1 hour and 15 min drive home from Greg's. This kit looks great! I am very happy with the lift. All I need are some more aggresive tires to replace the awful Contis that the Armada came with. Oh yeah, no clunks or any other noises coming from the suspension on the drive home. Please pm or email Greg your interest for this kit as I am sure it will be available shortly. Thanks to Greg and Jen!!!
 

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Nice! I was waiting for the mini-lift! :2cool:
 

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HEY Armadainsmoke! Is that you in the PIC (the last one?)
I like you KSWISS! ;)
 

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weezr17 said:
HEY Armadainsmoke! Is that you in the PIC (the last one?)
I like you KSWISS! ;)
HAHA!! No, that's my brother. I couldn't find anything within arms reach to reference the gap so I recruited my brother. I'll be sure to let him know you like his shoes. :D
 

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How much, how long, how hard, how does it ride, how noticable, how available, how about it? ;)
 

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Good questions!!!
 

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It rides and drives great! The shocks do not bottom or top out so there isn't added stress on the suspension. It didn't take very long for Greg to install the spacers once he machined them. The front went on in a snap as they are exactly like the Titan. I haven't has a chance to take it much on really bumpy roads, but driving it down the end of Greg's street (dirt road), it felt really smooth and comfortable. It's only a 2 1/2" lift, but I'm pretty sure that an Armada/Titan owner will notice it. I'm sure it will be even better with off road tires.

As for all other questions regarding price and availability, I'll ask Greg to chime in here at clubarmada to address that.
 

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Thanks! :2cool:
 

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I got a n00b question; why 2.5" in the front and 2" in the rear?

Thanks
 

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The rear was about .5" higher than the front in stock form. I wanted it to be even so we we put .5" more in the front to level out the Armada.
 

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AmericanBedliners said:
How does PRG rear 2" affect Armada's w/ auto ride leveling? Are there any cautions to consider?

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Dan
Good question. I wouldn't think so as the level system wouldn't react to the stance change, but the new parts may not be compatible with the system. If you think about it, the system has to measure the flex of the suspension, not the angle of the body. If it did, the system would be going crazy as you drove up and down hills. This is a body lift set on top of the frame and suspension.

Does everything clear and fit if you have the air bags?
 

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Thanks for the reply TrippleB. I am looking to buy an Armada this week to make a show SUV to match my other truck
. I know on other vehicles I have lifted w/airbags, like the H2 Hummer, you need to put a spacers between the bag & the chassis. So far, I have not found a definate answer to that all too important question. , I am pretty much lookiing for someone who has doen a lift (PRG or CustomMotorsports or ???) on an Armada and what problem(s) - if any - have they encountered? Home made spacers would be easy to fabricate, but then Liability rests on the vehicle owner and not an insured manufacturer.

So anybody "Got Lift?" on an Armada w/ bags?

ps: Just so everyone knows, you CANNOT add a Daystar leveling kit to an Armada w/ airbags and expect the rear bags to level out the ride.
 

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I think the auto level system will still work if you adjust the sensor. You will have to make a bracket to lower the sensor, or make a new connecting link that is longer, or make a new lower bracket that is taller. The system won't be able to raise the rear to level as much with the lift since the shocks are extended more.
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Waiting for the rear spacers

ARMADAinSMOKE said:
Hey guys, Greg said that he will post more information on Sunday regarding the kits.
Hello
This is my first post but I've been lurking for a while now. Any word when the rear spacers will be available and where to get them? And how are they working out for you?
Thanks :D
 

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Sorry guys, I've been trying to get Greg over to this site and give more information, but he seems to be really busy right now. You're best bet would be to PM him over at titantalk. He's pretty good about getting back.
 

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Is this available, yet? I would love the extra 2 1/2 inches and don't think it would compromise safety or handling too much.
 
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