Rancho Releases Lift Kit for 2007 Chevy Silverado / GMC Sierra 1/2-ton Pickups
Sep 28, 2006
LONG BEACH, CA, Aug. 29, 2006 – Rancho engineers know the
expectations: Enthusiasts want an exciting light-truck performance suspension
that helps maximize ground clearance and off-road excitement. And that’s
exactly what Rancho has delivered with an advanced suspension system for a
truck model that hasn’t even hit showroom floors yet: 2007 Chevy
Silverado/GMC Sierra ½-ton pickups.
“For the past two years, Rancho has earned SEMA’s top award for best
new 4WD system, and we’re just as excited to bring this Silverado and Sierra
system to the pool of products headed to this year’s show,” said Joe Pase,
general manager for Rancho. “Rancho stands alone in delivering vehicle- and
performance-matched suspension technologies for the newest truck, SUV and
The newest Rancho suspension system (No. RS6563B), which easily
accommodates 315/70/17 (34.5-in.) tires, enhances a new O.E. coil-over
independent front suspension design by replacing coil-overs with Rancho
RS9000X performance shock absorbers to deliver enhanced ride and handling
both on and off the pavement. The system also is compatible with stock
RANCHO SILVERADO/SIERRA SYSTEM/2
The Rancho Silverado/Sierra 4WD suspension system features a variety
of exclusive design and construction elements to ensure maximum performance
and unmatched durability, including Rancho’s legendary one-piece sub-frame.
The sub-frame provides a precision-matched fit and superior strength through its
laser-cut, ¼-in. thick steel construction. To provide extra strength during off-road
use, Rancho includes high-clearance aft braces to maximize ground clearance.
Plus, every Rancho Silverado/Sierra system maintains OE-quality steering
precision by maintaining the factory’s rack and pinion location, making it faster
and easier to install. As with any Rancho system, the latest Silverado/Sierra
includes detailed and illustrated instructions. No drivetrain or exhaust
modifications are necessary.
Preserving original equipment geometry for minimal bump steer, the new
system also includes extended cast steering knuckles. Another key feature are
front differential drop brackets that correct pinion angle and minimize driveline
Each new suspension includes new, extended-length, DOT-certified front
Other Rancho components and accessories available for the new
Silverado/Sierra models are premium RS9000X nine-position fully adjustable
shock absorbers (RS99786 front, RS99297 rear), front multi-shock kit
(RS6749B), in-cab remote shock damping control system (RS99701), front skid
plate (RS8716B) and lower differential skid plate (RS6201).
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