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Factory Height?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Smitty, Sep 12, 2000.

  1. Smitty

    Smitty 1/2 ton status

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    OK, here's the dumb question of the night: How do you know if your vehicle has any type of lift kit? I've got an 82 with a different drivetrain installed by the previous owner. I'd like to lift it 4" higher than it sits now. If I order a 4" lift kit (replacement springs) and the vehicle is already 2" above stock I'll end up with a vehicle that is only 2" higher than what I have now. (My head's starting to hurt) I guess that what I need to know is where I can find a reference that gives the height of the vehicle from the ground to a fixed point on the frame or body. Whew!!
     
  2. UseYourBlinker

    UseYourBlinker 1 ton status

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    What size tires do you have on it now?
     
  3. Smitty

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    It's only got 245/75R16's on it now. That's the main reason I'm looking at lifting it. According to the sticker in the glovebox it came with 10.50R15's. I'm guessing that someone had larger tires on it in the past from the rub marks in the fenderwells.
     
  4. River

    River 1/2 ton status

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    Go to the specifications page from the homepage off coloradoK5.com.

    Greetings from Amsterdam,

    River `90 K5, 350, TH700R4, NP241, "33, 3.08, 10 bolt F, 10 Bolt R
     
  5. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    Look at your front springs, do they arch up( like a U) or arch down(like and upside down U)???

    If they are arched like an upside down U, then they are stock.
    If they arch like a U, then they are lift springs.

    Mike [​IMG]
    See <font color=green>EMMETT</font color=green> -&gt; http://emmett.coloradok5.com
     

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