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how hard is a 2"body lift to install???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by George_Pimpdaddy, Aug 4, 2006.

  1. George_Pimpdaddy

    George_Pimpdaddy 1/2 ton status

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    Hey just wondering before i go out and buy one what im getting into. I have a 89 blazer so any known tough spots on this project? Should i be lookin for a specific brand or anything and it $160 good price here localy? thanks guys
     
  2. George_Pimpdaddy

    George_Pimpdaddy 1/2 ton status

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    any advise at all?
     
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    Installing the lift is easy but you can run in to more work that your not expecting. With an auto trans you will probably have to extend the shift linkage, your bumpers wont line up any more, fan might hit the fan shroud. I'm sure there's more that I'm missing. I've installed a couple on pickups but never a Blazer. Not too big a deal but We all have different skill levels, tools and experience so it's hard to say how hard a job is.
     
  4. k20

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    Replace the bodymounts at the same time, I went ahead and put in the poly mounts. Cant speak for the K5's from experience, but I believe you have to drop the gas tank. I put a 2" on my truck, hadta lengthen the transmission shifter rod, but the kit came with the piece to do it. Performance Accessories plastic pucks & ORD's aluminum pucks(only come in 1"), are the only 2 Ive seen.

    160 seems kinda high, I think I paid ~100 for mine, but it is a truck, dont know how different the kits are.

    Also, if you have a 2 piece fan shroud you will have to space the bottom half down, or if its a 1 piece, you will have to cut the bottom of the shroud off.
     
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    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Like the others said.....

    Depends on your wrenching abilities.....

    $160 is too much for such a kit.....

    And replace rubber for poly, too.....
     
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    He's in Canada. Exchange rate and anything performance costs more up here.
     
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    Yeah, don't build a mall-crawler!
     
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    Have fun bustin those ****ing bolts loose. I was sore for a week... :haha:
     

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