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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby wildchevy » Feb 17 2017, 2:22pm

go big or go home, suspension is one item on a vehicle you don't want to go cheap on. Lift, tires and wheels better figure 5-6K minimum.
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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby crewchief152 » Feb 17 2017, 2:39pm

Yup, not something to skimp on. I did the same and ended up swapping the lift out. I switched to the McGauphy's 7-9 Econ lift. I love it and it rides like a new truck and super smooth. Plus, the price was fairly reasonable.
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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby TheFalcon [OP] » Feb 17 2017, 4:16pm

Yeah I kinda thought that. Just saw someone else did it and was just curious. Thanks for the advice. I wish zone spaced there lifts out more. It jumps from 4.5 to 6.5. I'm not lookin to jump up to 6.5. Lookin for more like the 5to 5.5 area but honestly probably won't even see the difference in those numbers. 4.5 it is.
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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby ferraiolo1 » Feb 17 2017, 4:30pm

then do the 4.5 and add a small body lift.
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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby Onlyina_Chevy » Feb 17 2017, 5:02pm

Doesn't FabTech have a 4" or 4.5" that ends up more like a 5"? I thought that was the way it was explained to me years ago...though I could be wrong....it's happened once or twice. Huh, come to think of it, maybe FabTech didn't do a lift for the NNBS.

EDIT: Just checked...they fabricated lifts for that body-style.
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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby judsonlimited » Feb 17 2017, 5:05pm

Yes they do, but its not an arm drop kit
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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby ricka182ricka182 is online! » Feb 17 2017, 5:05pm

Rancho's 4" lift is closer to 5", per Rancho. I asked their rep in another thread..

And OP, Rancho is also having a sale I believe..that's an option I forgot. You'll pay about the same price, similar quality and it may get you to the 5" you want without a body lift.
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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby SSchup » Feb 18 2017, 9:18pm

The Rancho 4" will give you closer to 5 1/2". I have a friend with the Rancho 4". I have the CST 4" and, he gained a good 1 1/2" over me. You really won't have any problem adding a 1/2" TGC top strut spacer to the Zone 4 1/2" . I know plenty of people that have added that to it. The Zone 6 1/2" uses the same crossmember as the 4 1/2", just uses longer struts to achieve the additional 2".
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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby TheFalcon [OP] » Feb 19 2017, 12:29am

SSchup wrote:The Rancho 4" will give you closer to 5 1/2". I have a friend with the Rancho 4". I have the CST 4" and, he gained a good 1 1/2" over me. You really won't have any problem adding a 1/2" TGC top strut spacer to the Zone 4 1/2" . I know plenty of people that have added that to it. The Zone 6 1/2" uses the same crossmember as the 4 1/2", just uses longer struts to achieve the additional 2".


Yeah that kinda what I was thinkin. Not stacking a big space but like you said 1/2in to 1 just to get them last few inches. Haha. But just ordered the zone 4.5 today. Can't wait to slaper on. Read a lot of people run the bora wheel spaces. Need to pick me up some 1.5s. Got any good recommendations on websites for bora wheel spaces?
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Re: Oh so famous? Suspension lifts

Postby SSchup » Feb 20 2017, 1:33am

I think most people just order directly from Bora. I didn't need spacers. That's the reason why I went with the CTS 4", it doesn't increase the front track width.
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