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Does this look like a 4" lift?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by tackettb, Jul 20, 2002.

  1. tackettb

    tackettb Registered Member

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    Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    I bought this thing used and know nothing about the suspension except that it has rancho shocks. TIA
    http://home.attbi.com/~tackettb/jimmy22.jpg
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    Kinda looks like a 2 or 3 to me but I could be wrong. Does it have blocks in the back? If so just measure your block.

    James
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    What size tires would help with answering this!
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    Looks just like my '84 with 33x10.5's with out a lift.

    Dan
     
  5. tackettb

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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    sorry the tires are 33x12.50x15, I'm just kinda wondering if I should just get a new kit. I'm gonna stick with the 33's tho. Oh yeah and there are no blocks.
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    If your gonna stick with the 33's I would leave it alone looks good where it is at it is not a 4" lift though you would have alot more fender clearance than that with 33's
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    Kinda looks like a sagging 4" lift.What does the rear have?Add a leafs or non-stock springs?Any #'s on either set of springs?I would say that you have a 2 1/2" lift.More info needed.Mike
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    I doubt it but check your body mounts, you may have a body lift. A body lift usualy acompanies a gap in the rear bumper.

    I have a 2 inch body lift w/ 33's and my truck looks close to the same as yours.

    If anything you have a 2 1/2 inch susp lift or a body lift.
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    Look at your front springs. If they are bowed/ "U"d up ..like a smile /forums/images/icons/smile.gif you got lift. Flat or "U"d down /forums/images/icons/frown.gif no lift. Hope it helps you
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    Definitely not a 4" lift.
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    it looks like ranchos 2.5 inch kit...add a leaf up front and block in the rear...had the same thing on my blazer for about 3 months and hated it...finally sprung for the 6 inch kit

    Later
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    Looks alot like a 2.5" suspension. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    Much better! Even though my camera is BAD!
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    Yeah I would guess a 2.5" also.
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    yeah 2.5" with 33"s
     
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    Re: Does this look like a 4\" lift?

    ditto, 2.5" of lift. If u check my webshots, just the standard my truck album, there are pics of my 85 with 4" of lift... no body lift, no zero rates back then... and 35" tires. That pics looks like 33s to me... and doesnt look high enough to be a 4" lift. who knows tho, maybe it is a 4" one with really saggy springs? /forums/images/icons/wink.gif

    J
     

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