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4" lift needs.......

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by victory65, May 5, 2005.

  1. victory65

    victory65 Registered Member

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    I just got a 72' K-5 Blazer and I want to install a 4" lift to clear a set of 35x12.50's. My question is will I have to do any driveshaft modifications?
    Also, should I install a new steering arm? I'm already planning on installing braided brake lines and changing the ring and pinion gears.
    Any help or advise would be greatly appreciated.

    Rob
     
  2. jmd4x4

    jmd4x4 1/2 ton status

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    OK with just a 4in lift you should not have to do any driveshaft mods. You will need a drop pitman arm and shocks to complete your 4in lift.

    Hope this helps

    later
    jmd
     
  3. 85HeartBurb

    85HeartBurb 1/2 ton status

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    I preferr the raised arm over a dropped pitman arm JM .02
     
  4. pvfjr

    pvfjr 1/2 ton status

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    Likewise.
     
  5. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    depends on the springs... I have about 4" of lift and need way more slip in a driveshaft than any factory one provides...

    j
     

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