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shackle flip and 0 rates or new rear springs?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chris672, Aug 12, 2002.

  1. chris672

    chris672 1/2 ton status

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    Right now I have a 4" suspension lift with blocks in the rear and a 1" body lift. I want to get rid of the rear blocks and I was considering either doing a shackle flip and 0 rates or 4" lift springs. I was wondering if anyone had some suggestions or opinions on what the best setup would be.
     
  2. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    Keep in mind if you go with springpacks 4" may not level your K5. Saggy butt! Reson is that premade springpacks are made to the pickup weight specs not blazer's. I used 5 1/2" Superlift packs in the rear of mine and sits level with the hardtop on & 4" Rancho up front.With the top off you can barly see the rear poking up a bit higher. I would rather have a little stinkbug than a saggy butt!!
    I never ran a shakel flip so can't give my opinion on that.
    Good Luck
     
  3. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    i would go with the flip and zeros you'll flex better cuz the stock springs are flatter than lifted springs.
     
  4. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    there's nothing wrong with the saggy butt! mine sags a little and i like it. but when i get the flip and zeros i'm gonna go up to 6" fronts.
     

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