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lift springs or blocks

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by bushmaster, Oct 29, 2003.

  1. bushmaster

    bushmaster 1/2 ton status

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    whats better 4" lift springs or new springs with lift blocks??
     
  2. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    blocks can break and cause wheelhop. Springs can ride stiffer, not flex as well as stock springs. and shackle flip is your third option, its the one I know I'm going with, stock springs so good ride but axle wrap is still an issue.
     
  3. 84K5BD

    84K5BD 1/2 ton status

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    i would do a shackle flip, cheaper than new springs and better than a block.
     
  4. 84_Chevy_K10

    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    I'll third that unless you're truck pulling or pulling a trailer.
     
  5. bushmaster

    bushmaster 1/2 ton status

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    thanks for info i will be doing some towing wheeling and stop light racing its fun to scare the imports. took my pickup apart now building an 88 blazer frame up with 388 stroked small block
     
  6. bryguy00b

    bryguy00b 3/4 ton status

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    ive thought about doing this with my 84 k5 and 86 k-10..combining them..putting the drivetraiin and cab from my truck on the blazer frame..would be pretty cool
     
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    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    I'll third that unless you're truck pulling or pulling a trailer.

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    And why not, i pull with mine all the time
     
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    For a 4" lift, I'd get the ORD 4" shackle flip for the rear. NO BLOCKS and a better ride then 4" lift springs. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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