Very Jealous of your skills. I too need to cut out the bottom on my panels and weld some steel down there. I must pick up those welding skills first. I do notice that yours, at the front, is in line with the original front fender panel. if you go over 29" wheels, you may have to grind some of that off. I am running 235/70/16 and I do not have problems, but me thinks I want a bigger tire next time.Big day yesterday! Put it down on all 4 wheels, measured for rear sway bar link, then back up it went for Trans cooler lines, engine oil, power steering flush, fill and filter.
Time for first start soon to check for fuel/oil/water leaks then torquing everything down.
The rear is about 3" higher than the front. I'll wait for some drive time to see where it settles at. I think I have it centered well enough, and it looks like I did OK for opening the arch for bigger tires.
I like those stock wheels - going to become Graphite Black, I think.
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