C1500, Adding more lift possible?

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Is it possible to suspension lift a C1500 more than the 6 inch spindle lift?

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  1. FarmTrok

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    The main point of this is, how can i lift the front end more than the 6 inch spindle lift already on?

    I currently have a 6 inch rough country spindle lift on my 92 silverado 2WD. I am wanting to lift it more it is just not as big as i am wanting.

    I put a 1.5 inch coil spring spacer in and got an alignment. Highly do not recommend, the camber was terrible the shop said it couldn’t be fixed. I took those out a couple days later.

    I'm wanting to put a few more inches up front. There is a 2 inch coil spring lift kit from rough country i could put on but i don't want me tires to go / \ again. How can i avoid this? Do i need extended upper control arms? Do i have to lower the cross member?

    I know i could put a 3 inch body lift on, but I'm not a big fan of body lifts..
     
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    Fancy a SAS swap?
     
  3. FarmTrok

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    That sounds expensive.. lmao
     
  4. Supercharged111

    Supercharged111 I'm Awesome

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    Meh, you didn't put a cap on that and it's easy for me to blow your money. :D
     
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    Rough Country does not make a 6" spindle lift. It's a 4" spindle with 2" lift coils. Adding another 1.5" on top of that... no wonder it wouldn't align.

    However, removing the knockouts and adding a cam bolt kit to the UCAs should help with alignments. I don't know of any extended controls arms that aren't discontinued.

    You could track down a 7.5" fabtech, which I believe has been discontinued for a few years now, and remove the rough country lift. that'll give you another 1.5" but good luck finding one.

    A few companies make 6"-15" lifts but those are $$$$. An sas can be done cheaper.

    A body lift is really the only other option you have if you want to axe the sas idea.
     
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    i was wodering if I could have any suggestions on fitting 35s on my 93 c1500 without a body lift. I have already installed a 6in rough country system on it. any tips?
     
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    Only way you're getting that 2WD up farther than the 4" spindle lift and keep it alignable is with a body lift, SAS, or a ridiculously expensive long-travel kit. Spring spacers or harder springs are only going to push the arms down farther making the truck camber out and ride like shit.

    If you want bigger than what you have, it's time for a ton of work or buying a 4WD so you can buy bigger lifts.
     
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    Bingo ^
     

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