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small lift for a 72

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by hailey, Nov 28, 2002.

  1. hailey

    hailey Registered Member

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    Does any one know who makes a 2 or 3 inch suspension lift? I want to run 33s, but don't really want to go to the trouble of a 4 inch and possibly having to do everything that goes along with it (steering, driveshaft...). It is my daily driver, but will see mud and trails. thanks.

    hailey
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    rancho makes a 2.5in lift thats what im running and am very happy with it /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
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    naranja72 1/2 ton status

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    Offroad Design carries a 2" lift from Tuff Country, it's an EZ Ride system which means a softer ride. That's what I'm going to be putting on my truck. Hope this helps.

    Marc
     
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    chevyfumes Court jester

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    I don't know about first gens, but my 74 had saggy butt so I went with a 3" in back and 2" in front from Tuff country EZ rides... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    PGL4VT Registered Member

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    I put a 2.5" Skyjacker on mine with springs all the way around. It looked like the rear was sagging even though it wasn't. It appears to be because the front fenders are cut higher at the top of the arch. The lift kind of magnified that look so I added a 1" block in the rear in addition to the springs. Looks level now and I run 33's on a 15 by 10 rim.
     
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    ntaj*ep 1/2 ton status

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    I did a 4" kit and did no driveshaft modifications. I did use a lifted steering arm however. For 33s you almost don't even need a lift on the '67-'72s If you use the right wheel and tire combo. it can be done. Otherwise I would recommend to you a 2.5" kit by Tuff country, Trailmaster, or even Superlift.
     
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    I put a 4 inch on my 71 K20 with no modifications at all. Brake lines, steering arm are all stock and I haven't had any problems at all. /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif
     
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    rrent 1/2 ton status

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    If you put those 33's on a set of 8" rims you shouldn't need any lift at all.
     

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