Coil spring leveling

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    Does anyone have any experience with using 2" lift coil springs? I have a 1996 2wd silverado ext cab that I want to raise the front 2" on. I've looked at level kits (spring spacers), but am leary about using them. I have seen some springs that are a 2" lift and thought that these may be a better choice. I know that most people say to use lift shackles but the only ones I've found are for a 4" lift. I only want to raise the front 2" for a leveled out look. Thanks in advance for any responses.
     
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    Did you mean lift spindles? I ran both lifts on my truck a while back. The 2" lift kit was nice. I liked the way it looked. I remember having issues with alignment though. My advice, take it for what it's worth, would be to drop the rear 2" to level and add a 2" body lift to lift the truck. No weird alignment issues and 2wds don't look horrible with a body lift.

    Here's my truck with the 2" kit and 32x11.5 tires
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    You're right. I meant to say spindles. Thanks for the input. So, did you use the 2" springs for the lift in the front? And they caused issues with alignment?
     
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    Correct
     
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    What kind of issues did you have with alignment? Couldn't get it right, worn tires, etc?? Thanks again.
     

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