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? on a lift kit

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by k5blaze7, May 7, 2003.

  1. k5blaze7

    k5blaze7 Registered Member

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    if i go with 1 ton danna 60 axles am i gonna have to get a lift kit for a 1 ton of will that effect anything
     
  2. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    depends on the "kit" i guess. If its one of those that includes new u-bolts and stuff then it would make a difference in that 1/2t front axles use all u-bolts to attach the springs and the D60 uses 3 ubolts and 2 studs. Not really sure what other probs there might be... shouldnt be a problem tho using 1/2t stuff, i know i didnt change anything in my suspension when i swapped the 60 in.

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  3. k5blaze7

    k5blaze7 Registered Member

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    what about 3/4 ton lifts would they work on 1 ton
     
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    SUBFAN 1/2 ton status

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    From what I have found out, they give you the same springs for all of them.

    About the only choice you get in springs, is H.D. or easy ride. Let them know what rear length rear spring you want, and what axles you plan on using, and hope they send you the right stuff....
     
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    Flexy K20 1/2 ton status

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    Just order it all from ORD and Steve will get you all the right stuff. Later
    -fLeXy K20
     
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    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    If you order a lift for a 1 ton you will get 56" rear springs. Your 1/2 ton has 52" rear springs. Like stated above, your best bet is to call Stephen and tell him what you need and he will get you the right springs and new u-bolts/studs.

    As far as the axles, the springs are the exact same, just differen't u-bolts and you need two studs.
     

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