Lifting the Front end

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Lifting the Front end

Postby bliell » Mon Nov 05, 2012 10:04 pm

I have installed shackles in the rear that gave me an additional 2" lift. LIKE! I will probably add a leaf as well. However, I have reconsidered the T keys for the front. (by the way I have a set that is well made for sale if anyone wants a deal) What I would now like to find out, is how can I add height to the front with out messing with the torsion bars/ keys? I read a post where someone claimed you can gain something with certain shocks. IF this is true for the front and it is something substantial, what shocks and where is the best deal on them?

I realize I can go with the body lift, but right now I am looking at what I can do with suspension.


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Re: Lifting the Front end

Postby HenryJ » Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:50 am

Look closer at the bodylift. Adjust the torsion bars to the maximum Z height.
Shocks will not lift. Better shocks are a must though.
I can not recommend any suspension lift for these trucks. If that is the only option the Superlift 6" would be the least problematic and longest lasting.

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