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Articulation 4” or 6” ?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BlueOx, May 1, 2002.

  1. BlueOx

    BlueOx 1/2 ton status

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    I currently have a 3” body lift on my k5 and I am thinking about adding a suspension lift. I would really like to add a 6” lift but with the body lift I think I’ll have to go with a 4”. My question is, with a good quality 4” kit flex as well as a 6” kit? I really don’t do any major rock crawling but I would like to in the future. I just don’t want to have to get a larger lift in the future.
     
  2. ChevBlazin

    ChevBlazin 1/2 ton status

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    Sorry, no answer. I am also wondering the same thing though. Will possibly be buying new springs (mine are too stiff) and consider switching from 4" to 6".
     
  3. 55Willy

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    will the 4 flex as well as the 6??? the 4 will flex better, the flatter the spring is the better for flex.
     
  4. morphed86k10

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    55 is right, the flatter springs of the four inch will give more flex.
     
  5. SAVAGE1

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    Go with a 4" shackle flip in the rear and 4" springs in the front. That'll get you some good flex.
     

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