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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by CrazyCooter, Mar 17, 2001.

  1. CrazyCooter

    CrazyCooter Registered Member

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    What is a more dependable lift company, Sky Jacker or Superlift? Any other suggestions would be appriciated. Thanks Tom
     
  2. SuperUnknown

    SuperUnknown 1/2 ton status

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    I'm not sure what you mean by "dependable" but you may want to look into BDS and Tuff Country. Many people from this board use them.

    [​IMG]I spend more time under my truck then I do in it.[​IMG]
     
  3. 90K5

    90K5 1/2 ton status

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    I have a Tuff Country 3" lift and I really like it. Pretty much all the lifts for our leaf sprung solid axle trucks are pretty good. I have never heard any real complaints on any brand. Leaf Springs are so simple, most companies can't really screw too much up on them...except if that company is 4WPW. They will find a way...Skyjacker and Superlift both make pretty good lift kits IMHO.

    90K5

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  4. muddin4fun

    muddin4fun 3/4 ton status

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    From what I understand the better quality lifts have tapered leaf spring ends.

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    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://muddin4fun.coloradok5.com>http://muddin4fun.coloradok5.com</A>
     
  5. BLzr4x4ngkid

    BLzr4x4ngkid 1/2 ton status

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    You really can't go wrong at all. Whether it's Skyjacker, Superlift, BDS, Rough Country, or Rancho.......they are all good. I have an 8" Skyjacker with new rear springs and it rides pretty good. Installation is easy with K5's and it really all comes down to what you are willing to spend and what kind of ride you want.

    "Don't hit me with them negative waves so early in the morning." Odd Ball--Kelly's Hereos
     
  6. CaptCrunch

    CaptCrunch 1/2 ton status

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    I'm still bumping back and forth between BDS and Skyjacker softrides... also trying figure out to go rear springs or stick blocks in and try and see... if it wraps then go through the crap job of a shakle flip and 2" springs... All I can say is lifting a truck is full of options and questions! I do have to admit I really kinda overlookeked the Tuff Country... seems like they would be too soft... how do they ride on the street? Body roll?

    1987 Chevy K5 Blazer- 350 TBI
     
  7. 90K5

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    There is kind of a lot of body roll, thats the only thing I don't like about them.

    90K5

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