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pics of my lift/axle install

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by K5Chris, Oct 12, 2004.

  1. K5Chris

    K5Chris 1/2 ton status

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    i "had" 2.5" lift, 10bolts front/rear, 4.56 gears, detroit rear auburn front, and 33's
    i now have 6" tuff country, 14 boltFF rear, 5.13 gears, detroits front & rear, 8 lug front, new 3/4 ton disc brakes all the way around, and 37x12.50-16 SSR's on 16x10 Eagle alloy 589's
    did it all in about a week
    still need to put on the F250 shock towers
    the shocks i got are Gabriel 12" travel gas charged shocks from autozone, 20 bucks a piece.
    im thinking about getting a HAD 1350 CV rear shaft sometime in the near future.

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    somewhere in between
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  2. K5Chris

    K5Chris 1/2 ton status

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    Very nice!
     
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    How did the front 8 lug swap go?? I will be doing this soon.
    Looks 10x's better than before, you did a good job /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Nice job Chris!!

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    right on looks good /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
  7. K5Chris

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    How did the front 8 lug swap go?? I will be doing this soon.
    Looks 10x's better than before, you did a good job /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    easy, took like 20 minutes.

    i bought some 153 pads for the front, and they were too thick with the new rotors, so ill have to get some 52's.
     
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    Looks good! /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif I have the same jack and jack stands as you do, only half as many.
     
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    Looks good could you get me a measurement from the ground to the bottom of your rockers on your current setup....

    Just trying to guestimate my increase in height with my newest setup... /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    yeah ill get a measurment tomorrow.

    this is the best i could do for flex right now. i just wanted to see how much i needed to trim. it doesnt rub at all on the street while turning. i was only able to get it to barely touch with these little ramps.

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    Looks good! /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif I have the same jack and jack stands as you do, only half as many.

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  12. jekquistk5

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    Nice work! Thats my next plans as well!! To bad ill be doing it around christmas time in my garage. Damn snow! oh and if your not doing anything with that detroit you have in the rear 10blt ill take it!!! /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    its going in the front /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     
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    Id still be up for the auburn /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    looking badass /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif how do the front springs ride and I bet your lovin those 5.13s /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Working in the rain, looks like fun! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    I think you should have left that mad rake on your truck though, I liked it!

    But don't you think painting your ring gear yellow was a bit excessive? It's all ready for the scarry steering page!!!





















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    Ill see how the funds go this next week!
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    Working in the rain, looks like fun! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    I think you should have left that mad rake on your truck though, I liked it!

    But don't you think painting your ring gear yellow was a bit excessive? It's all ready for the scarry steering page!!!
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    what? i thought everyone painted their ring gear yellow. i heard it reduces friction and gives you like 3 horsepower. some guy in a civic gave me that tip. i think it worked!

    whats wrong with my steering? other than it being push pull. i know i need xover bad.
     
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    Lookin' good /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif I like the 14ff diff cover, is it a magtech?
     

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