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4" lift for a 1st gen Blazer

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by dpyzel, Mar 24, 2004.

  1. dpyzel

    dpyzel Registered Member

    Nov 7, 2002
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    New Mexico
    4\" lift for a 1st gen Blazer

    The plan is a 4" lift with 35X12.5 BFG Muds on my stock 72 CST. I learned that the Tuff Country and Superlift 4" lift kits would come with a 6" rear spring to compensate for the early year Blazer. Do you recommend a 4" shackle flip & 2" spring lift? or 2" shackleflip and 2" spring? any suggestions would be great.
  2. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

    Sep 15, 2000
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    Carbondale Colorado
    Re: 4\" lift for a 1st gen Blazer

    The 4" shackle flip with the 2" rear spring will be your best bet, that will get your 4" ride height and be a reasonably soft spring rate. The early K5's use a spring that has a bit more arch to it than a stock post '73 spring so using the '73-up 2" lift spring would be pretty comparable to running a new stock '72 spring.

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