BDS 6.5" Suspension Lift Kit (11-19 2500 & 3500 Pickup 2WD/4WD) (196H) BDS 6.5" Suspension Lift Kit (11-19 2500 & 3500 Pickup 2WD/4WD) (196H) BDS Suspension BDS Suspension Chevrolet/GMC 6-1/2" Lift Kit for 2011-2019 2500 & 3500 HD Silverado/Sierra. This 6-1/2" lift kit utilizes high arched crossmembers that blend perfectly with the angle of the factory installed lower control arms for a completely integrated look while lifting your vehicle a full 6-1/2"dramatically increasing ground clearance at the front crossmembers and improving operating geometry. Torsion bars are mounted directly to the top of the lower a-arm eliminating the need to drop the torsion bar crossmember. A front skid plate and differential skid plate come standard to lock everything together, creating a nearly indestructible sub frame for extreme off road protection. Note: Components displayed in images may change based upon selections. Important Kit Notes 1. Torsion Bar Tool required to load/unload the torsion bars.2. 3" rear block kit recommended for dually applications, 5" rear block kit will not fit dually applications.3. Stock 17" & 18" wheels cannot be reinstalled.4. Stock 20" wheels cannot be reinstalled on 2015-2019 models5. Factory dually wheels cannot be reinstalled.6. Models with two piece rear driveshaft may require #121612.7. If minor front driveline vibration occurs at highway speeds while in 4wd and the vehicle will be used in this situation on a regular basis, we recommend replacing the front driveshaft with a dual Cardan style driveshaft. Specifications Lift HeightFront (Base Kit:) 6.5 in High Clearance IFSRear (Base Kit:) 5 in Block Kit Tire and Wheel Combinations37" x 12.50" with 17 x 8 and 4-1/2" to 4-5/8" backspacing37" x 12.50" with 18 x 9 and 4-1/2 to 4-5/8" backspacing37" x 12.50" with 20 x 9 and 5" - 6" backspacing*Trimming may be required* Vehicle Fitment Data Make Model Year Range Chevy / GMC 1 Ton Pickup 2WD 2011-2019 Chevy / GMC 1 Ton Pickup 4WD 2011-2019 Chevy / GMC 3/4 Ton Pickup 2WD 2011-2019 Chevy / GMC 3/4 Ton Pickup 4WD 2011-2019 Installation Difficulty Level (1 easy â 5 complicated): 4Estimated Installation Time (hours): 8-10 InstructionsPDF (click here) Base Kit Components Qty Part# Description (1) 021509 11 GM HD Rear 5in System (1) 021650 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (1of4) (1) 021651 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (2of4) (1) 021652 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (3of4) (1) 021653 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (4of4) (1) 021654 11 GM HD 6.5in Torsion Bar System (1) 121650 11 GM HD Front Skid Plate (2) 85613 NX2 Shock Absorber (2) 85769 NX2 Shock Absorber *Subject to change based upon selections

BDS 6.5" Suspension Lift Kit (11-19 2500 & 3500 Pickup 2WD/4WD) (196H)

Code: 196H
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BDS Suspension Chevrolet/GMC 6-1/2" Lift Kit for 2011-2019 2500 & 3500 HD Silverado/Sierra.
This 6-1/2" lift kit utilizes high arched crossmembers that blend perfectly with the angle of the factory installed lower control arms for a completely integrated look while lifting your vehicle a full 6-1/2"dramatically increasing ground clearance at the front crossmembers and improving operating geometry. Torsion bars are mounted directly to the top of the lower a-arm eliminating the need to drop the torsion bar crossmember.
A front skid plate and differential skid plate come standard to lock everything together, creating a nearly indestructible sub frame for extreme off road protection.

Note: Components displayed in images may change based upon selections.

Important Kit Notes

1. Torsion Bar Tool required to load/unload the torsion bars.
2. 3" rear block kit recommended for dually applications, 5" rear block kit will not fit dually applications.
3. Stock 17" & 18" wheels cannot be reinstalled.
4. Stock 20" wheels cannot be reinstalled on 2015-2019 models
5. Factory dually wheels cannot be reinstalled.
6. Models with two piece rear driveshaft may require #121612.
7. If minor front driveline vibration occurs at highway speeds while in 4wd and the vehicle will be used in this situation on a regular basis, we recommend replacing the front driveshaft with a dual Cardan style driveshaft.

Specifications

Lift Height
Front (Base Kit:) 6.5 in High Clearance IFS
Rear (Base Kit:) 5 in Block Kit

Tire and Wheel Combinations
37" x 12.50" with 17 x 8 and 4-1/2" to 4-5/8" backspacing
37" x 12.50" with 18 x 9 and 4-1/2 to 4-5/8" backspacing
37" x 12.50" with 20 x 9 and 5" - 6" backspacing
*Trimming may be required*

Vehicle Fitment Data

Make Model Year Range
Chevy / GMC 1 Ton Pickup 2WD 2011-2019
Chevy / GMC 1 Ton Pickup 4WD 2011-2019
Chevy / GMC 3/4 Ton Pickup 2WD 2011-2019
Chevy / GMC 3/4 Ton Pickup 4WD 2011-2019


Installation

Difficulty Level (1 easy â 5 complicated): 4
Estimated Installation Time (hours): 8-10

Instructions
PDF (click here)

Base Kit Components

Qty Part# Description
(1) 021509 11 GM HD Rear 5in System
(1) 021650 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (1of4)
(1) 021651 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (2of4)
(1) 021652 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (3of4)
(1) 021653 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (4of4)
(1) 021654 11 GM HD 6.5in Torsion Bar System
(1) 121650 11 GM HD Front Skid Plate
(2) 85613 NX2 Shock Absorber
(2) 85769 NX2 Shock Absorber

*Subject to change based upon selections

BDS Suspension Chevrolet/GMC 6-1/2" Lift Kit for 2011-2019 2500 & 3500 HD Silverado/Sierra.
This 6-1/2" lift kit utilizes high arched crossmembers that blend perfectly with the angle of the factory installed lower control arms for a completely integrated look while lifting your vehicle a full 6-1/2"dramatically increasing ground clearance at the front crossmembers and improving operating geometry. Torsion bars are mounted directly to the top of the lower a-arm eliminating the need to drop the torsion bar crossmember.
A front skid plate and differential skid plate come standard to lock everything together, creating a nearly indestructible sub frame for extreme off road protection.

Note: Components displayed in images may change based upon selections.

Important Kit Notes

1. Torsion Bar Tool required to load/unload the torsion bars.
2. 3" rear block kit recommended for dually applications, 5" rear block kit will not fit dually applications.
3. Stock 17" & 18" wheels cannot be reinstalled.
4. Stock 20" wheels cannot be reinstalled on 2015-2019 models
5. Factory dually wheels cannot be reinstalled.
6. Models with two piece rear driveshaft may require #121612.
7. If minor front driveline vibration occurs at highway speeds while in 4wd and the vehicle will be used in this situation on a regular basis, we recommend replacing the front driveshaft with a dual Cardan style driveshaft.

Specifications

Lift Height
Front (Base Kit:) 6.5 in High Clearance IFS
Rear (Base Kit:) 5 in Block Kit

Tire and Wheel Combinations
37" x 12.50" with 17 x 8 and 4-1/2" to 4-5/8" backspacing
37" x 12.50" with 18 x 9 and 4-1/2 to 4-5/8" backspacing
37" x 12.50" with 20 x 9 and 5" - 6" backspacing
*Trimming may be required*

Vehicle Fitment Data

Make Model Year Range
Chevy / GMC 1 Ton Pickup 2WD 2011-2019
Chevy / GMC 1 Ton Pickup 4WD 2011-2019
Chevy / GMC 3/4 Ton Pickup 2WD 2011-2019
Chevy / GMC 3/4 Ton Pickup 4WD 2011-2019


Installation

Difficulty Level (1 easy â 5 complicated): 4
Estimated Installation Time (hours): 8-10

Instructions
PDF (click here)

Base Kit Components

Qty Part# Description
(1) 021509 11 GM HD Rear 5in System
(1) 021650 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (1of4)
(1) 021651 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (2of4)
(1) 021652 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (3of4)
(1) 021653 11 GM HD 4.5-6.5in System (4of4)
(1) 021654 11 GM HD 6.5in Torsion Bar System
(1) 121650 11 GM HD Front Skid Plate
(2) 85613 NX2 Shock Absorber
(2) 85769 NX2 Shock Absorber

*Subject to change based upon selections

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 Manufacturer Estimated Lead Time
BDS Suspension
1-2 Days
Morimoto 1-2 Days
ReadyLIFT Suspensions 1-7 Days
Rough Country 1-2 Days
Zone Offroad 1-2 Days