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rear springs ver blocks

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by lt61173, Jan 12, 2004.

  1. lt61173

    lt61173 1/2 ton status

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    What do you guys recommend for the rear lift? Blocks or springs. pros and cons for each please. 6" lift
     
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    How big of a lift ??? I personally like a shackle flip like ORD's. I don't like blocks because of the axle warp you can get.
     
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    Go with springs, flip, or both.

    I had the unpleasant experience of breaking my rear blocks after a WOT 1-2 shift.....lots of carnage was the result. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
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    yeah, i cant imagine any circumstances where a block would actually improve vehicle performance, and plenty where it could be a negative mod. Leaf springs are best when the pack sits directly on the perch. If you need lift, I think the best way to get it is with a shackle flip... if you want more, than run a flip and taller than stock springs.

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    What is your intened use ?
    Doing any towing ?
    If so think about the springs only !
     

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