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RC 3.5" strut spacer size

RC 3.5" strut spacer size

Postby Chris712VT [OP] » Aug 24 2013, 8:57pm

My RC 3.5" lift kit was just delivered! Going through the parts, I noticed the front top strut spacer is only 2" tall and there isn't a lower spacer like the leveling kit. Is this correct? I'm surprised the 2" spacer at the strut will be enough to lift it 3.5" overall.
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Re: RC 3.5" strut spacer size

Postby KBacon » Aug 24 2013, 9:04pm

Yes it is correct... due to the spacer being closer to the pivot point of the lever (control arm)...

Same reason a 2" leveling spacer measures only 1" tall
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Re: RC 3.5" strut spacer size

Postby Chris712VT [OP] » Aug 25 2013, 1:13am

Thanks, just making sure.
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Re: RC 3.5" strut spacer size

Postby 09chevyman » Aug 25 2013, 5:11am

Yes he's correct its like a 2:1 ratio of thickness for lift.
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