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lift question..

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by bryguy00b, May 31, 2002.

  1. bryguy00b

    bryguy00b 3/4 ton status

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    hey guys..i was wondering if i would need to add longer brake lines..or a different steering arm or the like...for 4 inches of lift?..i know for like 6 you would..but im going to be doing a 4" rough country lift soon...and i was wondeing if i would run into any issues like that?

    thanx-Bryan
     
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    I think that with a 4" lift you wouldn't have to, but it would probably be a wise idea since larger tires will stress the stock lines more, and if you get flexy you might snap one. Just my .02
     
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    yea so probobly good idea to replace the brake lines then right..?

    thanx-Bryan
     
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    I would, better safe than sorry if they snap.
     
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    Steering arm yes, I didn't have to add longer break lines to my 4" lift. I had to put in some extensions to where they mount at the wheel wells and on the rear axle. I'll take some pix tomorrow of mine.
     
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    im doin the exact same thing to my 87, from same people, you gotta drop pitman arm thingy, nothing other than that, and seriously let me know how it goes

    Brett
     
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    well you wil proboly get done befor me ..i still have to replace my rear floor and get the engine and tranny droped in this thing befor i go do the fun stuff haha..but when you get yours done tell me how you did it..

    thanx-Bryan
     
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    Yes you should replace brake lines and go with the steering arm(Rough Country supplies it w/ the kit).They also give you "brake extensions"....which is not enuff).Have fun!!!
     
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    ahh ok gotcha! ..thanx a lot..

    Bryan
     

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