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can you run stock shocks with a 2 1/2 suspension lift

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Intense Blue, Dec 3, 2001.

  1. Intense Blue

    Intense Blue Registered Member

    Dec 2, 2001
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    running 33's on my 87 and putting a 2 1/2 suspension lift on, can i still use stock shocks or do i have to get new shocks too match the lift?
  2. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

    Feb 17, 2000
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    Bakersfield, CA
    Normally you would have to get longer ones. If your shocks aren't stock or you didn't put them on, you may want to take them off and measure them fully extended. Then call up your local 4WD shop and ask them the length of shocks for the lift your putting on. If your not gonna off road it at all your stock shocks may be long enough for the street but will probably max out off road.

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