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Yeah I usually go to K38, San Miguel or Gaviotas but I've also been further south to shipwrecks at San Quintin and want to do the lift for more remote places. I'm a bit anxious about going too remote on my own and getting stuck out there so maybe we can caravan sometime! What breaks do you surf locally?

You bring up a good point, 1.4" is not very much... 2" would be ideal.
I ordered these confidence builders after I got stuck in the Eastern Sierra -- cheap insurance. Luckily I had a friend, a shovel and some blankets to dig out. These pads are big and thick, but I am going to get double duty out of them as parking levelers -- something I often need to do.

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I ordered these confidence builders after I got stuck in the Eastern Sierra -- cheap insurance. Luckily I had a friend, a shovel and some blankets to dig out. These pads are big and thick, but I am going to get double duty out of them as parking levelers -- something I often need to do.

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Yeah these are a must have for the sand! Leveling blocks as double duty ftw!
 

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Here it is finally. These are 16" wheels and 225/70r16 ko2s. No rubbing and the spare fits in the stock position.

I debaged the rear and painted the front star to match the wheels. I love how it came out.
Sweet Monotube lift.. love the 16" wheel selection!
 

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Here it is finally. These are 16" wheels and 225/70r16 ko2s. No rubbing and the spare fits in the stock position.

I debaged the rear and painted the front star to match the wheels. I love how it came out.
I think it's cool that the steelie hubcaps fit!
 

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I only had 500 miles on it before I did the lift and only about 50 since. The ride feels similar to stock but more planted which might be the tires. I've purposely hit some road imperfections and it soakes them up without any noises or harshness. It feels a lot taller from the driver's seat. I haven't driven it with any weight in the back yet. I'm really happy with it and would recommend it if you can get past the price. I had it installed at the dealer and they said it went on with no problems.
 

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So I've connected with Gtv-van and pricing is roughly $1,740 plus shipping and any applicable custom fees handled by the broker. He said there would be an opportunity for a group discount and I'm waiting to get the details on it. Will keep you guys posted.
Interested in the group buy for the lift kit.
 

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Finally heard back from GTV-van. There is a 10% discount for 5 or more kits and a 20% discount for 10 or more. Here's what they mentioned on the height difference:

The lift height depends finally on the weight of the van and the wheel base.
An short one will end up a little higher than a extra long one.
A passenger van will end up slightly higher than a Marco Polo campervan
3200mm is the short wheel base but has the compact and long version . I gues most of the vans you have will be like this


Since we have the shorter wheel base I think he means that ours will be on the higher end of the stated range.
 

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Finally heard back from GTV-van. There is a 10% discount for 5 or more kits and a 20% discount for 10 or more. Here's what they mentioned on the height difference:

The lift height depends finally on the weight of the van and the wheel base.
An short one will end up a little higher than a extra long one.
A passenger van will end up slightly higher than a Marco Polo campervan
3200mm is the short wheel base but has the compact and long version . I gues most of the vans you have will be like this


Since we have the shorter wheel base I think he means that ours will be on the higher end of the stated range.
I am still interested in the lift kit group buy.
 
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