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8 inch lift on my rig

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by b laub, Oct 20, 2004.

  1. b laub

    b laub Registered Member

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    i currently have a junk 6 inch superlift on my 83 3/4 chevy and my 35/15.5/16.5 tsl's are crunchin my front fenders to death so i decided to go with a 8 inch skyjacker lift, i already extended my brake lines and put a new steering peice on what else will i have to do?? will i have to extend my drive shafts also?/ anything helps thank

    83 3/4 chevy 454
     
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    Z3PR Banned

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    Add ORD Zero Rates and 1" body lift.
     
  3. sled_dog

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    dshafts will almost definetally need to be lengthened. What steering pieces did you use? Just wondering how you got up to 8" steering correction in a way thats not crap.
     
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    I am running the 8" superlift on my k5. I extended brake lines dropped the crossmember down 1". Had to shim both axels Change lengths on driveshafts. I have yet to correct the steering linkage bcause of the 12 deg of shim that had to align the axels to the tcase
     
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    12 degree shim up front? /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif

    What about your CASTER?
     
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    12 degree shim up front? /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif

    What about your CASTER?

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    seriouslly. If you are having steering issues I doubt its the steering parts themselves.
     

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