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52" front springs? discussed but can't find

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Nov 1, 2003.

  1. sled_dog

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    52\" front springs? discussed but can\'t find

    I'm seriouslly seriouslly thinking about parking the blazer and completely restarting my project again /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif. By that I mean coiled rear with 52" front springs. How much lift does a set of 52s give you up front? I'm thinking, stock 52s up front with 2 or 3" drop brackets on front mount.
     
  2. 55Willy

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    Re: 52\" front springs? discussed but can\'t find

    stock 52's up front will net a 4" lift. (give or take a 1/2")
     
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    Re: 52\" front springs? discussed but can\'t find

    The 52's are notorious for cracking, if you want to use 52's, get a custom set made by Alcan Spring. I got a set of custom 49's made by Alcan for my rig, all I had to do was switch around the front mount's and that moves the spring forward 2.125".
     
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    Re: 52\" front springs? discussed but can\'t find

    i put a set of BDS 4" 52's in the front of my 73 and have a little under 8" of front lift and a TON of flex! I just move the front mount foward 2". I also dropped the front spring mount by 2" for a total 9 3/4" total front lift. and I am using a longer shackle on the rear with the stock rear mount. I would also go aftermarket springs. Alot of the trucks I have had, had broken rear springs. Common problem.
     

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