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What do I need to know about installing my new lift

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by blazin72, Jan 8, 2001.

  1. blazin72

    blazin72 1/2 ton status

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    Hey everyone I just went ahead and bought a new 4 inch full spring lift for my 72 K5.
    Is there any secrets that I need to know to help me out.
    Any help will be appreciated.
    Thanks
    Blazin 72
     
  2. DMK

    DMK 1/2 ton status

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    Spray all nuts and bolts down with penetating oil about a week before you install lift. If you live were they use road salt some bolts will have to be cut off. Air tools are handy.
    Get truck high enough and make sure it is stable. Put lift on 78 k10 with all original parts all bolts but front shock bolts had to be cut off.
     
  3. TX Mudder

    TX Mudder 1/2 ton status

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    Air tools really help.
    If you don't have that, make sure to have or rig up a good long breaker bar. You'll need it.
    Don't torque down the ubolts untill everythings together and you can cycle the suspension several times.
    -- Mike
     

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