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lift question

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by weisel, Feb 22, 2001.

  1. weisel

    weisel 1/2 ton status

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    I am plannig on lifting my '77 k5 4" with shackle flips in the back and I'm not sure about the front yet. What are my options here? Also, do I have to do anything to my drivetrain? I mean will that screw up how the drivelines go from the transfer case to the axles?
     
  2. Whassup

    Whassup 1/2 ton status

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    the need for driveline altercation varies from lift to lift. My 4" Rancho lift REALLY messed up the angles, but i fixed that and got it to perform better than stock. my 6" Skyjacker didn't require any altercations other than installing the included hardware and lengthing my driveline, angles seemed great.

    "There's NO replacement for displacement!"
     
  3. '73 K5

    '73 K5 1/2 ton status

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    I did the flip in the rear, 2.5 inch springs in the front and .5 inch shackles. It sits level with that combination. I had to correct the steering and lengthen the brakelines.

    '73 K5
    Chevy good...Ford bad
     

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