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Changing my Truck around.. need advice..


94on35zz

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Well my trucks in my sig its the trail rig. 94 4x4 excab with 3inch body and 4inch suspention lift.. Well i run 35's and dont wanna go any bigger or smaller but I wanna ditch all 3inchs of the body lift or at least 2 of it.. but I wanna keep the truck the same hieght. I have 4 inch lift coils in it and the rear is all blocks...Now heres what I wanna do. see if this makes any sense..

Front:
Replace the 4inch coil with a 6.5 coil from a skyjacker
Install Extended Radius arms
2inch Coil spacer in front
Steering stablizer

Rear:
Replace the stock leaf with explorer leafs with AAL's,
Daystar 1.5 inch lift shackels.
And a 2inch block.

Will get it done? I dont have $$$$ <alot of it ... soo Im building it for cheap but I want a setup that works... COmplexxx tell me what you did.. you truck is were I wanna be and your close to me! Help me fix it haha
 


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u want to keep the toatal lift at 7 inchs and ditch the bodylift?
Cheapest would be 2 inch spacers in the front, maybe for free if u have some big washers layin around. For the rear just get a add a leaf and put it in your leaf pack now, a good one is 70 bucks or so, OR do the shackle with the stock springs that would flex teh best. Get an alignment and u shoud be good if your shocks and pitman arm are long enough.
 
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You'll need a longer pitman arm for sure (or a steering conversion) if you go that much higher on the suspension.

IIRC, Compleckz runs 8" SJ coils on a 6" lift, and had some issues to work out (the steering geometry issues, and clearance for the RH axleshaft running through the beam), chances are you'll need to do the same on yours as well.
 

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I'd use the 6in coils. You'll need SJ's extreme drop pitman arm or...... a k-link steering conversion as Junkie metioned.

At that height TTB becomes touchy and is pretty much pointless after that. Metalmacguyver just tried the 8" coils also. He's gonna need that extreme drop arm to get anywhere close to ok. 6" coils would be just about level with the extreme drop pitman arm.

As for the rear, you could use the belltech chevy lowering shackles. They may be alot beefier. Haven't heard much on the daystars.... Repacked exploder leafs would be alright. Just as long as you get rid of those stacked blocks!

If all else fails, a good fender trimming would work.....along with some pacesetter fender flare.
 


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