2 or 4 inch suspension lift??

Discussion in 'Rough Country Suspension Systems' started by chiaramonte2011, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. HotRodPC

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    That's great that it rides good too. I hear of many lifts riding like on bricks. It has a good stance and if it clears the tires, i think if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Replace that steering box it'll probably ride like a Caddy.

    I'll just suggest, do your homework on the looking for a box. It might be expensive to get a good one. Don't overpay for a shit rebuild, but I hear there are many shit rebuilds out there that are subpar at best. If you can a good high quality rebuild or maybe even a brand new one, it would likely be worth the extra expense and it last another 30 years, probably longer.
     
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    Mine is a 2.5 inch Skyjacker all spring lift. I love it, raised my truck over 4 inches though because my original springs were sagging so badly.
     
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    I have a 6in Skyjacker lift on mine installed by the previous owner. The ride is brutal.
     
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    I lifted my ‘84 K5 4”, new Zone Off-road leaf springs up front and a 4” shackle flip in the rear with the original springs. I love the lift but now my steering components all need to be changed out with the 35” tires and all.....[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Don't mean to be rude but this thread seriously is lacking pics.
     
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    Not sure what your problem is, there are pics for reference in almost every post.... .Hell even I posted pics while I was doing the install. So???:baby:
     
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    I was simply ribbing Scott and Wayne, no harm intended.
    And we all appreciate you taking the time to post pics as well.
     

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