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4 in lift kit

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 88MudBeast, Jun 3, 2001.

  1. 88MudBeast

    88MudBeast Registered Member

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    Hey. Ive decided to finally go ahead and get a four in lift. I would go higher, but 4 is all my parents will go for. So, what is the most cost efficient lift kit for an 88 Blazer? I want the entire package. Right now im funning 31s(oh yay) with a 2in susp lift. And another note...my front leaf springs have negative arch, which is bad. The lift kit would take care of that right? Tires and wheels are not a problem...im starting work at discount tire co. this week. I think the most i can run with a 4in would be 33s..I currently have a 10 bolt..will that be ok? Alright thanks for your help.

    Big Jake
     
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    xnoahx 1/2 ton status

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    National Tire and wheel has a "special" deal on a 4" kit. It is made by Superlift and has Superride front springs, rear blocks, shocks and all the hardware. I think it's going for $300.00 I always run Suprlift products on my vehicles. They seem to be priced right and are excellent quality. I am running the Superlift 6" kit on my K5 right now.

    '78 K5 SB400, T350, NP203, 35" Swampers
     
  4. Confederate9

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    im ditchen my 2in lift here in 1 month also
    im buying the 4in roughcountry lift.
    springs front blocks rear, comes w/ shocks and everything for 295.
    u can check it out here http://confederate9.coloradok5.com/
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    kmbonomo 1/2 ton status

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    Im removing a black diamond 4" lift kit thats almost new... are you selling your stock setup???? Keith
     
  6. 88MudBeast

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    I dont have a stock setup. If you want to make trade for my two inch, that would be ok with me. Or something like that anyhow. Thats all

    Big Jake
     
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    Buy the ORD shackle flip (4" - so the parents wont notice) then you will have 6" for the rear.... So now how can we help you get a set of 6" fronts.....? Sneaky.
     
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    Executioner 1/2 ton status

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    Dose the rear sit level with the front ?
    What about the rear driveangles ?
    Can you post part numbers for the springs ?
    TIA
     
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    Well when I was at Rocko's place we took his K5 for a ride to grab some beer and a few small parts at the Autozone. Number one it sits very level, no saggy butt at all. Number two there were no vibes that I could feel and he took it up to 85 MPH at least once (Crazy Texans...[​IMG])
    It also rides very nice for a lifted truck!

    Rene

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    Thanks Rene.. aka "trustyk5".
    Man.. that gear swap worked out well for me... i was never able to get that truck up over 65 until the axle swap...
    No driveline vibes once I lowered the t-case..and replaced the rear universal joints...
    Here are my part numbers that I used..
    Rough Country Springs:
    Front: 8002
    Rear: 8200
    Universal Joint (Spicer) p/n 5-3147X

    With 3.73's swapped in... man it moves those big 33's right on down the road... [​IMG]


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    I did the rough country with blocks and it sits level (rocko: thppppp! [​IMG][​IMG]). I added a Super lift ez ride helper spring. The whole thing rides real nice. You'd think the helper spring would make it rough, but it's not! I think I might need to lower the t-case....I haven't gotten it on the highway yet. I get a just barely there vibe when going 50.


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    What Discount store are you going to work at? I work at TXD37 in Valley Ranch.

    81 K5
     

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