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Cheap lift

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by tiger9297, Aug 9, 2004.

  1. tiger9297

    tiger9297 1/2 ton status

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    Looking for a cheap way to lift my 90 K5 4". Blocks are cheap for the rear, but what is the cheapest way to lift the front? Also, what else will I need: steering, shocks, etc.
     
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    Tuff Country 4" springs up front. Offroad design shackle flip in the rear. Stay away from the blocks and spend a little to gain a lot.
     
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    Tuff Country 4" springs up front. Offroad design shackle flip in the rear. Stay away from the blocks and spend a little to gain a lot.

    [/ QUOTE ]I agree. When you buy cheao, you just end up paying more in the long run when you replace it later with quality parts. Best too just get the good stuff now, or as you can afford it.
     
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    Buy off the for sale forum...some good deals to be had there!! as for the rear do a homebrew shackleflip (cant beat free!) you can easily find 4" springs on the sale forum, and a raised steering arm and then just get some cheap shocks from an auto parts store /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    and brake lines. /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif
     
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    http://www.the-graveyard.net/fourxfour/flip.html

    In addition to the lift you will need extended brake lines, longer shocks, and a raised steering arm which depending on what you buy will add $100-$300 in addition to the lift. I went pro comp brake lines $100, pro comp es9000 shocks all around $100, and pro comp raised steering arm $65 all from summit.
     
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    what make and model do you ask for to get the shock with 15" of travel. or do you just call summit and tell them how much travel you want
     
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    Check out Superlifts scratch and dent items at their ebay store.They might have something for your Rig at good prices.
     
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    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    run 52's up front and shackle flip in the rear.
     

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