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Frankenstein lift?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Sample, Sep 8, 2003.

  1. Sample

    Sample 1/2 ton status

    Oct 15, 2002
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    Apache Junction, AZ
    How many of you all have franken lifts? That is, homebrew, several parts from several brands. You know a budget lift.

    I was wandering, I have a set of front springs from a K5 with 2 leaves and I have a 3 leaf setup in the K5 now, both sets of leaves are stock. How would it ride if I took the 2 leaf set, with new bushings, and added the leaves(minus the main leaf) to it? Would I achieve any lift?
  2. kennyw

    kennyw N9PHW Premium Member

    Jun 9, 2002
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    Stevens Pass Highway, WA
    Look here for a cheap 4" lift

    I think if you just start adding leaves for lift you will get a stiffer ride and not be happy. Putting stock 52" rear springs up front would get you a 4" lift very cheap /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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