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need another 2 inchs of front end lift, help?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by four_by_ken, Jan 25, 2002.

  1. four_by_ken

    four_by_ken 1/2 ton status

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    I would like to add another two inches of front lift. I already have 8 inch springs, so I dont want to go more spring. So, I am thinking about the ORD 1 inch blocks.

    Then, how to get another inch. All I can think of is shackles, which I am not real fond of.

    Thanks
    Ken H.


    '86 K5 in parts
    1-ton 454 44 TSLs
     
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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    Add a leaf to the pack and put the 1" ORD's in.

    Tim
    '84 Chevy K10, lifted, loud, fast, and 3/4 ton axles
     
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    1" ORD add-a leaves and 1" ORD body lift?
     
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    Ken, I know you said you are not fond of shackles: Daystar makes a shackle that is 1.5 over stock and you can get it in greasable and non-greasable versions, just trying to help

    Fort Worth Texas K5er[​IMG]It is always easier to ask for forgiveness than permission[​IMG]
     
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    I may just go ahead with the shacles.

    Thanks. I am open to all suggestions.

    Ken H.

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    No, I meant a full-length add-a-leaf and then the 1" zero rate ORD add a leafs (which are really blocks with holes in them).

    Tim
    '84 Chevy K10, lifted, loud, fast, and 3/4 ton axles
     
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    I really dont want to stiffen up the front springs any. Thats the reason I dont want to go with new front 10 inch springs.

    Ken H.

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    Will already have a 3 inch body lift.

    Second thought.... maybe I will do the ORD block and an add-a-leaf. Since I have the 454 and will be adding a 12k winch in not too long.

    Ken H.


    Ken H.


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