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best way to get my rear lift?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by muddybuddy, Apr 2, 2007.

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best way to 7" lift?

  1. shackle flip + 4" springs, remove the overload

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  2. shackle flip + stock springs, 2" lifted perches, 1" zero-rate

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  3. shackle flip + stock springs, 2" TC add-a-leaf, 1" lift perch

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  4. im nekkid and think you should just slam it to the ground

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  1. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    which way would be the best route to go to get me 7" lift to match the front? i wish somebody besides skyjacker would make 2" lifted 56's for less then $500, that would make this a much easier decision. thanks guys
     
  2. twoslo4five0

    twoslo4five0 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    im getting 7 inches and according to kert,his 7 inch sackle and flip plus a zero rate should get me between 6 and 7 depending on shackle angle...
     
  3. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    so ur going to run a regular shackle flip but use 7" shackles instead of 4.5" or 6" and a zero-rate for 7" lift? maybe ill try that first and see where that gets me, if thats not enough then ill figure something else out. 7" shackle just seem awfully long
     
  4. justiz00

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    2.5" shackle flip (ORD), 4" springs (whomever), 1" longer than stock shackle.
     
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    thats what i would do too.
    4" flip with a longer shackle and stock springs then a zerorate
     
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    That's what I did. I gained 2 1/4 inches over the 4" blocks I removed. So it only gave me 6 1/4 inches of lift (but that is with stock springs with 245,000 miles on them).
     
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    ORD sells the T.C. springs for under $400 IIRC. Run that with Kerts flip:D . I think you should put the 64s in though. Maybe I am biased:rolleyes: ?
     
  8. muddybuddy

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    i know, i run 64's in my k5, and would love to run them in this truck but with my k30 saddle tanks, moving the front hangers isnt possible w/o relocating the gas tank. my plan is to eventually 4link, but i want to wheel it hard this summer, so thats going to have to wait a year or two til everything else is the way i want it.
     
  9. Clod_King

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    Why do you want 7" of lift may I ask??

    Usually people I read about go 4" lift, and cut the crap out ot the fenders.

    Just wondering what the advantage is besides cutting down the likelyhood of getting high centered.
     
  10. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    the truck is going to be street driven, and i want to keep the inner fenders. with the tire i want to run, keeping the inner fenders is near impossible. also, i dont want to cut my truck up THAT much:haha:
     
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    hahaha, okay, point taken!!
     
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    What size tires, if you don't mind me asking???
     
  13. muddybuddy

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    42" iroks :)
     

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