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suspension lift

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Bhintz, Apr 2, 2003.

  1. Bhintz

    Bhintz 1/2 ton status

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    I have a 88 K5 Im looking for an 4 inch lift, and was wondering what lift rides the best on rode and has good flex in it, and is 4wheel parts genuine suspension any good or just one cheap ass lift?
     
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    I think if you are looking for soft springs that ride well, you should check into either BDS or Tough Country springs. Whatever you do dont get ranchos or Procomps... both are stiff as hell!

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    2, 4, and 6" lifts from Genuine suspension use Pro Comp springs and as stated they are stiff. 8" from Genuine uses Superlift stuff.
     
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    all i know is that procomps are stiff as anything. Procomp, for example, has one extra leaf than my 6" superlift. I have superlift and i really like it. It rides extremely soft compared to my friends procomp. Plus there are other ways to make your suspension softer. Like shackle flips and lift shackles. Because then you can use less stiff springs or in the case of lift shackles get the same lift with fewer leafs in pack.
     
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    2, 4, and 6" lifts from Genuine suspension use Pro Comp springs and as stated they are stiff. 8" from Genuine uses Superlift stuff.

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    I run the 2 1/2" springs from Genuine Suspension/Pro Comp and I'd have to say that they ride pretty good. lots of flex and pretty soft ride. a lot softer than my stock springs rode anyways.
     
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    ive got a tuff country ezride 4" lift on my81k10 and it rides really well on the rode and does fairly well offroad. you wont be able to run larger than 33's without cutting fenders with there 4" lift
     
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    yea just stay away from rancho and procomp. personally i think that superlift is pretty stiff. BDS is a good one to go with.
     

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