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BEST LIFT

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by CHEVY 4WD, Jul 7, 2002.

  1. CHEVY 4WD

    CHEVY 4WD 1/2 ton status

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    Which company makes the best lift?
    Sky Jackers, Super Lift, Tuff Country, Rough Country, Superlift or any others? I was kinnda think Sky Jackers but also what makes them so much better than another Ive also been looking at Tuff country which ever one I decide on Im gonna get rear springs. Also I would like to hear what shocks yall like BTW Im probably gonna get 4in mabe 6in
     
  2. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    There is no "best" lift kit company. This is purely personal belief and opinion. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif

    If you want a lift kit that will perform better than any aftermarket lift company, get some custom made springs like from Alcan Spring, National Spring, etc. They can build you some that will do amazing things that the aftermarket name brand lifts cannot do. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
  3. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    I'd be cheaper/better to get a ORD shackle flip kit rather than rear springs. That'll get you the 4" without a stiffer spring or blocks.

    If I was going to get a new lift tomorow it'd be:

    BDS front springs 4"
    ORD shack flip for the rear
    Doetsch Tech DT8000 shocks 14" of travel

    just my opinion...

    J
     
  4. CHEVY 4WD

    CHEVY 4WD 1/2 ton status

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    all these lift companys say there "ez ride" springs and are you saying there is no advantage to these springs over a shackle flip?
     
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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    A flatter spring works much better than one with a lot of arch to it. So yes a shackle flip and stock rears will work better than 4" lift springs in the rear.

    Rene
     
  6. CHEVY 4WD

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    is atriculation the only time you want flat springs though?
    and you guy say there no BEST lift well then why is Skyjackers like $200 more than tuff country?
     
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    'cause people will pay it based on advertising in magasines.
    does skyjacker even MAKE their springs?
     

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