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4" suspension lift

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by chev4life, Mar 4, 2002.

  1. chev4life

    chev4life 1/2 ton status

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    4\" suspension lift

    I want to do a 4" suspension lift on my '87 K5 using replacement front/rear springs and no blocks, I already have the quad shock front end, and also want to add a dual-shock stearing stabilizer. My question is....what do you guys recommend as a lift kit?? I was thinking of going with the complete setup from Super Lift, with the ez-ride springs (think that is what they are called) and then adding a helper spring for towing. How is this setup....will it work for moderate offroading and a fair amount of towing??? Any other ideas or systems that you like, let me know...I am new to this type of mod.
     
  2. TopOff

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    Re: 4\" suspension lift

    I LOVE this setup for my '73. I am running the 4" Rough Country EZ ride springs and shocks front and rear. I do not have an extra rear leaf for towing.. though I probably should.
     
  3. Nico

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    Re: 4\" suspension lift

    Maybe this is something for you

    4" Suspension

    rate (lbs/in) , leaf, Sprengung (in), real high(in)
    Blazer original 520 2 2,15 0
    Pro Comp (11411) 520 5 3,72 +1,6
    Rancho (RS86206) 520 5 3,72 +1,6
    Rough Country 604 5 3,48 +1,7
    Skyjacker 490 5 5,00 +2,7
    Superlift ?HD? 605 6 4,13 +2,3
    Superlift ?Superride? 560 5 4,38 +2,4
    Tuff Country ?HD? 395 4 4,75 +1,8
    Tuff Country ?EZ? 295 3 5,75 +1,7
    Warn ?standard? 672 5 4,75 +3,2
    Warn ?EZ? 490 2 5,00 +2,7

    I guess the superride must be super hard. I`m going to get me the tuff country EZ , soon.
    greetings to all from germany
    Nico
     
  4. Sparky87k5

    Sparky87k5 1/2 ton status

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    Re: 4\" suspension lift

    ORD has a special on Tuff Country springs & kits. They'll do you right, give Steve a call, he's one fine guy and knows K5's. Also supports these boards big time.
     

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