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Lift Question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by k5blazerus, Nov 11, 2002.

  1. k5blazerus

    k5blazerus 1/2 ton status

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    Right now I have a 6 inch skyjacker lift with block's in the rear. I installed some hill shackle's and it sit's about 3/4 to 1 inch higher in the front then the rear.
    Pretty soon I am installing a dana 60 in the front and that is most likely to lift it another inch. So for the rear what would be the best combination. 6 inch block and 2 inch rear spring's. 4inch block 4 inch rear springs. 2inch block 6inch rear springs. I am just trying to find the best way to do this. I don't mind if the rear sit's a tiny bit higher then the front but I dont want my truck looking like it's got a load in the rear.
    Colin
     
  2. st08x

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    i'd go for 8 in spring pack if u could afford it. i did a 6in skyjacker over the summer and used 4in blocks in the rear and 2in lift springs. i would much rather have all springs but i couldnt afford it at the time. hopefully i'll have the money soon. buy if those are the only choices you have then go for 2 in block 6 in spring or 4 and 4. the small the block the better.
     
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    sapper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    why not put in a 4" flip and springs??anything you do besides blocks would be best
     
  4. heavy4x4

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    if u could afford it

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    I think he can...he did say Dana 60 front, right?!?!
     
  5. COCHEV

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    you don't want to know how little he paid for his 60.
     
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    colin, try the echobit bolt on flip with your 4" springs.
     
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    I got to say shackle flip with lift springs. Get rid of those blocks !!!!!!!
     
  8. k5blazerus

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    So many combination's to diecide on. Maybe I will do the spring's with a flip.
    Hey jason aka (cochev). Should I tell them how cheep I got that dana 60 for?
    What is the difference between echobit's flip and a ORD flip or a spring hanger flip. Witch one would I benifit from. Like ride quality(like I care I run bias ply swampers) witch one is going to hold up better then the other.
    Colin
     
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    Should I tell them how cheep I got that dana 60 for?

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    Please...explain. And then tell us where there's more just like it.
     
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    Well I traded my 307 motor for the dana 60. The guy needed a motor for a project truck. Plus he was one of my buddy's and already had a dana 60 under his truck.
    Colin
     

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