lift kit info

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sweetk30, Dec 29, 2004.

  1. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

    Nov 1, 2004
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    horseheads , ny 14845
    is the dick cepek 5" kit any good or just use a nother brand ? got a chance to buy one cheep in the box new. thanks for the info.
  2. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

    Jul 17, 2004
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    High velocity, Low altitude
    The front springs actually give you about 6" of lift. They are stiff, but work well for me as I intend to add a winch at some point. I was disappointed in that two of the front shocks (factory quad mount) were the wrong size. I kept them for spares.

    I did not use the blocks, did a shackle flip (ORD) and used zero rates to make up the difference.

    The installation was simple on the front and I highly recommend the ORD flip for the rear.

    Also no brake extensions (I got NAPA extensions) or steering correction.

    I paid about $300 for the kit including two extra shocks and the steering arm, including shipping, on eBay which is why I decided to try it out.

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