The Stupid Lift Questions Thread

Discussion in 'Stock Suspension + Bolt On Kits' started by Mike, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. GarrettGmc

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    I got same issue with 99 burb sagging in the rear. Using new leafs will definitely help rather then a block. But the ride will stiffen. Don't see any problem with your plan, although there's debate abt which shocks are better. When I buy some they'll be blistien 5100 but anything is better then the old factory ones.
     
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    Well just checked those and some said they come up 4 inches or so. Be good to make sure they didn't put the rear to high
     
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    I saw those reviews too, I wondered if their trucks were sagging before.

    I was taking the caddy for a spirited drive today after a replacing the fuel pump, filter, plugs, wires, cap, rotor, and cleaning the throttle body. Front end tends to wander a bit and that made me consider a lift option with A-arms. I replaced the sway bar end links, pitman arm, and idler arm about 1000 miles ago and that helped a ton.

    I wish I could buy a 2" lift that replaced the rear springs and front A arms. Like this without the helper springs:
    https://www.summitracing.com/parts/...ns/year/1998/make/gmc/model/yukon?prefilter=1
     
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    what up everyone, got a 96 c1500 a couple weeks ago and suspension seems to be shot out. its lowered a bit (maybe an inch or 2) and want to raise it back to stock maybe a bit higher. Don't want the rear end higher than the front. Is there a kit that I can get that to achieve that? Someone was telling me I can get a suspension lift without using blocks and would make the ride a lot better, anybody know anything about that?
     
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    Unsure if replacing front spring would work but I'll throw it out there
     
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    a lil help...
     
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    Ok so thinkin abt installing a 4 inch lift on the suburban but need to know what the overall height will be, ground to top of factory roof rack. If anyone knows?
     
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    They will all very a bit... how bout..... measure ground to the top of your roof now and add 4".... I know that sound like me being an ass, but think about it.... if your stock height now and want a 4" lift.... well you get the idea....lol...

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    I've never measured it but I know with 33" tires and the factory roof rack, the minimum height I need to clear a parking garage is 6'2"... and I'm talking the MINIMUM height (I need to stay on the first level or somehow avoid the speed bumps), any lower than 6'2" and it's a no go. Also the antennae scrapes on the cross beams in the 6'2" parking structure. Hopefully that helps


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