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lifting my '91 K5

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sixtysixgs, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. sixtysixgs

    sixtysixgs Newbie

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    Hi all.

    I'm new here and havent had the chance to look over all the info that is posted here.

    My question is, can I lift the front of my '91 by adding a leaf to the front spring pack? I've done it on other trucks but this is my first Blazer so I want to ask the guys and gals that know the ins and outs of this truck if it can be done.

    What about longer shackels and if so how much longer?

    I am looking for about 2"-3" of lift.

    I would love to go out and buy the right parts to lift the truck but I have tons of misc used parts laying around and I love to build stuff that cost next to nothing.

    Has anyone done either of these lifts and if so how did you like the finished product?

    Thanks

    Eric
     
  2. K5Chris

    K5Chris 1/2 ton status

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    add a leafs will make it ride like a dump truck and shackles will screw with your pinion and caster angles.
    get a tuff country suspension kit for ~300 bucks
    www.suspensionconnection.com
    or
    a bodylift for ~90 bucks
     
  3. broncoman6524

    broncoman6524 1/2 ton status

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    this is the most true statement in the world. aal were the biggest waste of my money ever.:( rides like **** too
     
  4. lugnut

    lugnut 1/2 ton status

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    If money is tight find a used lift in the clasifed section as long as you dont go to tall blocks ar a cheap way to lift the rear.
     

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