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soft lift?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by MNorby, Jan 17, 2002.

  1. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I'm about to lift my '86 shortbox 4" to fit teh 35s on it. The trucks isn't too heavy so I wants a soft spring to make it ride decent. Right now it had stock springs with add a leafs and it rides very very hard. Anyone have any suggestions for lift brands?

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  2. arq

    arq 1/2 ton status

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    tuff country(EZride) or skyjacker i think are the softest ones. check the tech section for spring rates. I got the skyjackers on my 72. they feel just right. i think the EZrides would have been too soft.

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  3. 1bigk10

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    Use 4 inch ezrides up feont amd shacle flip in rear with blazer springs from 82 on up.

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  4. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I think I'll get a 4" Tuff Country EZ ride w/ rear blocks for now then when I get more funds then I'll do a shakle flip in the rear

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    well my rough country is wel..... rough
    hehe but i like it

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