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2" lift the best way?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by foxman, Nov 13, 2001.

  1. foxman

    foxman 1/2 ton status

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    2\" lift the best way?

    I want to do a 2" lift for my 90 K5 32" tire. I plan to go to 33 or 35 the next time around but I don't want to be too top heavy. what's a good innexpensive way to get 2" out of her? Thanks for the help!!!
     
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    Re: 2

    Go with a 2.5 lift and then in time it will equal out to be a 2 inch. due to the weight of the truck. I have a 2.5 with front shackels from ORD. Right now I am running 31s but in time will shoot for 35s...

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    Re: 2\" lift the best way?

    i just put a 2.5in lift on my 77 blazer last week and will be putting 36in swampers under it but will need to do some fender triming

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    Re: 2\" lift the best way?

    Just use add-a-leafs.

    You know you'll want a 4" later.

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    Re: 2\" lift the best way?

    I did add a leafs first till I decided to go up to 4". I would do the add a leaf for a 2 inch because 84chevy is right you will want to go bigger later. BTW 4" lift is too top heavy, but dont go any bigger than 4".

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    Re: 2\" lift the best way?

    My 4" isn't top heavy in my opinion...my truck handles great. I still have my swaybar though.

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    Re: 2

    4"is too top heavy!?!?! I am at 9 now and am gonna go a few more in time. Its not a Porsche. Dont drive it like one and you'll be fine. My last rig had a total of 17" of lift. (14" suspension and 3"body) Drove it every day, 70 miles a day.

    Actually you may be talking too high for rock crawling, if thats the case then yeah maybe.

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    BTW there is a link to a pic of my Blazer (thats on a buddies site) in my sig.

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