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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by GMC4by4, Jun 21, 2000.

  1. GMC4by4

    GMC4by4 Registered Member

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    At Pep Boys I saw individual lift components that you can buy separately. They consisted of metal blocks that you mount between the springs and axles and the U-bolts to attach them. You can get from 1" to 3" blocks. Anyone have experience with these or this type of lift? Thanks.

    -Rick
     
  2. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    Just say NO.........
    I would save your money and wait until you have ALL the money to doit right the first time!! Even if you just want 2-4" of lift replace the spring packs and do whatever size lift you want!!

    Rock ON![​IMG] 72 K5 [​IMG] Led Zeppelin
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  3. Scoobydoo

    Scoobydoo 1/2 ton status

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    To summarize in one word. [​IMG]"DON'T"[​IMG]. 2" or 3" blocks are ok for the rear [​IMG](New springs are much better![​IMG]).
    But you NEVER want to use blocks in the front !!!!
     
  4. GMC4by4

    GMC4by4 Registered Member

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    Thanks for the advice, that's what I figured. Second question is, where can I find new springs? Are they dealer only? My right rear sags a bit I can't seem to find them at parts stores.

    -Rick
     
  5. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    try a local 4x4 shop or doit online at like
    http://www.superlift.com
    you have many choices
    Rancho
    Superlift
    Skyjacker
    TrailMaster
    BDS
    National
    This was a hot topic on this board a couple weeks ago so seach the history on theis board..........
    Good luck

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