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Any reason this lift kit wouldn't work?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Tuff84blaze, May 8, 2004.

  1. Tuff84blaze

    Tuff84blaze 1/2 ton status

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    Any reason this lift kit wouldn\'t work?

    I am looking for a 1990 3/4 ton suburban, it has 14 bolt sf rear and 8 lug 10 bolt front. What might not fit I was thinking I might have problems with the rear U-bolts or spring bushings holes for the shackels. Ez ride lift
     
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    Re: Any reason this lift kit wouldn\'t work?

    1) You need to get the 56" rear springs
    2) The rear u-bolts need to be for a 14 bolt SF...not sure on the diameter of those, so someone else will have to let you know. If you order the kit like you're ordering for an '86 3/4 ton pickup, everything should be right.
     
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    Re: Any reason this lift kit wouldn\'t work?

    He might or might not need 56" springs. While most 3/4 tons have them, I've seen 3/4 tons with 52s and 1/2 tons with 56s and no real reason why.

    14 bolt SF tubes are 3 3/8" just like a 14 bolt full floater.
     
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    Re: Any reason this lift kit wouldn\'t work?

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    He might or might not need 56" springs. While most 3/4 tons have them, I've seen 3/4 tons with 52s and 1/2 tons with 56s and no real reason why.


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    True, but with it being a suburban, I'd say there's a 90% chance of having the 56's.

    Best thing to do is check though. Go stick your head in the rear wheelwell with a tape measure and measure from bolt-to-bolt along the top spring.
     
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    Re: Any reason this lift kit wouldn\'t work?

    My point was check first, then order the right ones the first time. I agree with you though, most likely 56s, but springs are expensive to ship and ship back so he might as well make sure to get the correct ones the first time.
     
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    Re: Any reason this lift kit wouldn\'t work?

    They are 56" rear springs, thanks for the input. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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