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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by chewy4x4, Oct 1, 2002.

  1. chewy4x4

    chewy4x4 Registered Member

    May 22, 2002
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    First off I have a 84 k5 4"lift 36" swampers. The lift is pretty old (don't know how old) but all bushings are completley shot and/or not there. A friend has some 6" springs new that I can have but the rear are 56". I know that Id have to relocate the rear but how complicated is this? Any help is appreciated, thanks in advance. /forums/images/icons/confused.gif
  2. 78K5395MT

    78K5395MT Registered Member

    Aug 31, 2002
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    Winston-Salem, NC
    from what i hear moving the shackle isn't too hard, but i'd go ahead and find new springs. if you do stick with the ones he's giving you i would just recommend the uses of all grade 8 zinc plated bolts and nuts and washers. and some good sealant on the washer, when you drill in to your chassis you are basically inviting rust.

    i wonder if you could just bend the springs a bit to make them fit. . . /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
    just kidding. . .

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