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stock & aftermarket springs different size need help

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by stoney126, Jun 28, 2006.

  1. stoney126

    stoney126 1/2 ton status

    Jun 2, 2005
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    hey all, I just picked up some skyjacker softride Summit part number SJA-C180 front springs for my CC. Now here is the problem the springs measure 2 1/2 inches wide but the stockers are 2 3/4 wide. The back springs measure 2 1/2 inches. There site said these were the correct ones. Kinda confused here. It's on a 89 GMC CC 1ton D60/14ff .
    Also what do i need steering wise? It is a 8 inch lift. Thanks for any info
  2. b454rat

    b454rat 1/2 ton status Premium Member

    Jan 21, 2003
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    Binghamton NY
    Not a big deal, IIRC all aftermarket front springs are 2 1/2" wide. It won't hurt anything, the bushing will make up the difference. For 8" lift, probly should go crossover, probly be cheaper too. If not then you need to get a dropped arm for a GM, dropped draglink, and a block to put under the steering arm. Crossover might cost a little more, but steer 10x better than stock.

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