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body lift install Q's

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by morphed86k10, Apr 10, 2002.

  1. morphed86k10

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    body lift install Q\'s

    thinking of a small (1 or 2 inch) body lift and was wondering what most shops charge to install such a lift?
     
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    Re: body lift install Q\'s

    get a case of brew and a buddy and do it yourself. A shop here quoted a guy $400 to install a body lift/forums/images/icons/shocked.gif
     
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    Re: body lift install Q\'s

    The shop by me wanted 650$ So I did it my self.
     
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    <font color=blue> 600 smackers for me ........ I told them to go f**k themselves !
     
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    Re: body lift install Q\'s

    was it a major PITA? What did you use to support the body?
     
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    Re: body lift install Q\'s

    I unbolted all of the body bolts first then jacked up the passenger side right under the door with a long piece of 6X6. This raised the entire right side of the body off the frame then I installed all of the body pucks...repeat on the driver side and you get em all done in one swipe with the jack supporting the body. This is outlined in the trailmaster installation manual, if you get a trailmaster kit.
    Brent
     
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    Re: body lift install Q\'s

    I helped a buddy install his a while back nothing to it. We did it all in one saturday, spent more time fixing his steering,clutch,throttle,fan shroud, and gas filler
     
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    Re: body lift install Q\'s

    Yeah, there super easy to do, most of the time is spent dinking around... and finding enough blocks and jacks to lift your already lifted rig high enough...

    Do it yourself, if your near me I'll help ya!
     
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    I was quoted $425 by 4 Wheel Parts ....gonna do my lift Saturday with some help. If the weather holds up!

    Got my Tranny linkage extended,and gonna start taking this off tomorrow.
     
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    yeah, I did my ORD1"-er install all by myself... took 1 day + 1 morning where I adjusted linkage and removed the bottom half of my fan shroud. With 2 peeps, it oughta be a breeze in 1 day... assuming ya don't spend half the day standing around drinkin' beer. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif

    J
     
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    Re: body lift install Q\'s

    I did my 3 inch in about 3 hours with my friend. It was easy and very worth it. I just need to raise the bumpers now.
     
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    Allow a weekend, and go with a 3".
     

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