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how long to lift

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by blazing86, Apr 26, 2001.

  1. blazing86

    blazing86 1/2 ton status

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    I hve a 4 in lift all springs, with steering arm. Aout how long should i give myself to finish this task. i have access to air tools and a lift.
     
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    90K5 1/2 ton status

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    Probably about 5-7 hrs for the lift, 15 minutes to 2 days on the steering arm[​IMG]

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    Start with WD40. Or BREAK FREE. And do all the bolts for a couple of days before. It will save you alot of time...... Me and 2 friends did it in about 5 hours. But we just put bloccks on the back. The steering arm took close to a hour.

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    BLzr4x4ngkid 1/2 ton status

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    All depends on what breaks free or what doesn't. For me to lift my old Jimmy 6", it took 2 days. The Blazer that I have now, took me 3 days to put a 9" suspension with all new springs. I spent a large amount of time making sure everything was going to fit properly and that's about it. I do strongly suggest you go through and spray all the nuts and bolts.

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    count on 1 really long day or split it up into 2 half days. Just did the same thing 3 weeks ago. I'd do the lift first and then the steering arm last. Oh...and don't forget to drop that xfer case. You can see what kind of vibration you get first.

    1990 GMC Jimmy 350/TH700R4/NP241/10 bolts, 4" skyjacker lift, 35x12.50R15 BFG All Terrains on 15x10 AR Baja's, Flowmasters.
     

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