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do i even need lift.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by OffRoad, Apr 16, 2003.

  1. OffRoad

    OffRoad 1/2 ton status

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    if i declare war on the fenders /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif, do i even need lift? /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

    what'll happen if i run 44's stock? (with proper axles and stuff, just no lift)

    does anyone have a pic of that? /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif
     
  2. BowtieRed

    BowtieRed 1/2 ton status Author

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    heard of it. feel free. i want pics too /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    heard of it. feel free. i want pics too /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    I think I've seen a pic of a Blazer with 2-4" of lift with 44's. HOWEVER, that is not something easy to accomplish. It requires extensive modifications to get those tires away from the firewall. Granted you could get out a sawzall for that, but then you're losing the fuction and structural integrity of the firewall. So, moving the axle forward a lot is required. And, like you said, hacking the fenders almost to nothing is part of the deal too. About the rear, you can forget about having fenders/inner-fenders (unless of course you weld in some custom-made inner fenders, or those made for drag cars /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif)
     
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    yeah, 44s on stock "lift" would be pretty tough i think. could prolly do a 4 or 6" lift and a little axle relocation and get it done purdy easy tho.

    j
     
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    You'd have a nice CG!
     
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    Lowest lift with 44's ive seen is 6" with the tires STUFFED axle relocated forward a bit too.
     
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    Long time no see. Im on route to putting 44's on my 72 with 4 inches of lift, got a nice new set of fenders to cut up and gonna have to make some custom inners.
     
  9. OffRoad

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    hey, i haven't seen you in a while.

    i've been busy wheeling my atv. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    you wheeling in NB anytime soon. i'll make the drive one of these days if you got something big going on. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
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    i've seen a blazer with a 1" body and 44's, and the pic is on the website somewhere.
     
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    Nb is a little far for the trailer i have to use to tow my rig. But we have a couple big runs coming up, one in mid my sometime that were expecting 200 trucks on. its usally a pretty good one.
     

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