89 blazer suspension kits

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  1. 89 k5 blazer

    89 k5 blazer Registered Member

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    I've seen alot of suspension kits for blazers years 87 and below. are these kits compatable with the 89. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    Yes they are /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Almost every lift system I have seen has seperate listings for the 88- 91 Blazers and Subs. I'm not sure what the diference is. But I know that the frames are diferent in the front on the 88 and up than the eariler models.
    Just to be safe I think I would order one for your year.
     
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    K5's take the same springs from 1973 through 1991. /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif If you notice, most listings lump 73-87 K5's, 1/2-ton Subs, and 1/2-ton pickups into the same category. However, the pickup trucks totally changed in 1988 and take a completely different lift kit. 88-91 K5's and Subs take the same lift kit as previous years, unless you want lifted rear springs. In that case, the Subs have longer rear leafs, so they take a different rear spring than the K5's. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    The only difference in the kits is the size of the rear bolt that goes into the shackle. My kit ended up giving me the wrong size bushing insert, so I had to search for a different bushing insert so my larger stock bolt would fit. You may have to go throught that...
     

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