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blcoks vs. springs

Discussion in '1936-Present Suburban' started by LaxRox5, Nov 12, 2002.

  1. LaxRox5

    LaxRox5 Registered Member

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    For my lift if i am only going to be runnining on road and minor i mean through fields and stuff (dont wanna sctrach my paint after flamin it) off road i was wondering if i was gettin a 2.5 in lift should i go for springs or blocks in the rear. also, would a 2.5 in lift clear 33x12.50 tires for me. thanks guys and girls for all your help its superb

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  2. FLASHLIGHT76

    FLASHLIGHT76 1/2 ton status

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    Well in your case I would say blocks. The height just dosn't justify the expense of springs. I'm not sure what truck you have because you havn't filled out your info, but if its the same body ie. 76-91 then you should be able to clear the 33's with no problem. Heck if you just trimed alittle you could run them on your stock height. /forums/images/graemlins/burb.gif
     
  3. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    </font><blockquote><font class="small">In reply to:</font><hr />
    I'm not sure what truck you have because you havn't filled out your info, but if its the same body ie. 76-91

    [/ QUOTE ] hey flashlight, it's 73-91. /forums/images/graemlins/burb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    ahd yes fill out your profile!
     
  4. FLASHLIGHT76

    FLASHLIGHT76 1/2 ton status

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    Hey muddy I was just being safe!!!! You all got the picture obviously. LOL
     
  5. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    yeah LOL
     
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    chvyhs 1/2 ton status

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    Just go 6" and get 35's now!
     
  7. LaxRox5

    LaxRox5 Registered Member

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    im tryin to work on a minor budget... i think im just going to go for the 4 in lift and 33s for now cause the 4" lift and the 2" are the same prices... sugestions tho on which companies lift to get? /forums/images/graemlins/burb.gif
     
  8. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    tuff country makes the softest springs they flex the best. DON'T GET PRO-COMP!! i have pro comps and they suck just too stiff! skyjacker and superlift are some of the best too.
     
  9. will89

    will89 1/2 ton status

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    I have 4" blocks in back on a half ton. I don't do any hardcore wheeling and I still get movement back there. Those 4 inches add a lot of leverage when your hitting the brakes or gassing hard so the spring pack flexes back and forth. The noises are subtle but a bit unnerving. I think you are doing the right thing by going with springs...thats what Im looking to do
     

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