Do Anyone Knows Of Lift Kits For 2 Wheel Drive 1983 Suburbans 3 Quarter Ton?

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  1. blackandgold51

    blackandgold51 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    What is the best lift kits for the better price? 2 Wheel Drive Suburban 3 Quarter Ton 454 TH400 285/75/R16s of tires

    Front and back , all around, front and back

    6 inch lift
     
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    Not going to have much luck on that. There is some pre-runner stuff for the 1/2 ton 2 wheel drives but for a 3/4 ton you will have a hard time. You could do a 3" body lift. Rear you could do 4 wheel drive spring hangers which might get you like 3-4" suspension lift.
     
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    Other than body lift for the front I have airbags that go inside the coil springs that gave it a couple of inches higher, it should be enough to clear the tires.
    I bought it and never installed it so I can't tell you how good it is.
    I can guarantee it will make it a firm suspension.
    The rear has options since it is a leaf spring like the 4x4
     
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    Years ago J.C. Whitney sold lift kits for 2wd trucks ,the kit had longer coil springs and ball joint spacers,but I think it was only a 2" or so lift--it'd be tough to raise a 2wd up any higher up front..the kits must not have panned out too well,I haven't seen any in years--or maybe they just didn't sell enough of them to feel it was worthwhile too ?..
     
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    nope not out there much at all . and searching you might find some super old threads on other forums and or major hodge podge of parts to get maybe 3" suspension .

    and forget coil spacers for 2wd they can be real hard to get in if you dont have the tools and they make them ride stiffer . also the higher the spring on stock parts the more the angle is on ball joints and kills them faster .
     
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    How tall is it now? My 1990 3/4 ton burb sits as high as 4wd with a 4" lift.

    Some night time reading material. You might be ahead as you already have a 3/4 ton. Clicky
     
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    blackandgold51 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    It's low, as in low-low. Almost low like a Crown Victoria
     
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    Pictures, and what is your goal with this?
     
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    I rather have clearance overall, not jack up high, just reasonable. 6 or 4 inch. I'll send phots
     

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