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Old August 14th, 2008, 02:57 PM   #1
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Default How safe do you think this is?

How safe do you think the front setup on my Blazer is? Mind you I didnt do I got the truck this way and I'm thinking that I'm gonna pull them all out.




Heres the rear setup witch is getting changed.
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Old August 14th, 2008, 03:00 PM   #2
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You need to add some more, then you'll be able to go to silver lake.
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Old August 14th, 2008, 03:39 PM   #3
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I wish I could see these pics from work.
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Old August 14th, 2008, 03:45 PM   #4
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Almost scary just looking at it..........

I'd say lose the front and rear blocks and reverse the rear shackle on the rear diff to gain 4". If you don't care about the ride, you can always stack springs.
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Old August 14th, 2008, 03:54 PM   #5
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Front lift blocks are illegal in MI, rear lift blocks cant be any more than 4"

Do what jbsjunk said about reversing the rear spring hanger, then buy appropriate front springs to match the rear lift. Do it safely so you can see next Christmas, becuase Christmas is fun!
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Old August 14th, 2008, 05:47 PM   #6
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You could also replace the font perches with a set that is a little taller overall to make up the difference from removing the blocks. That would allow you to improve your pinion angle if needed, but you may create a caster situation.
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Old August 14th, 2008, 05:59 PM   #7
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Remove the blocks!!!!

you also need at least 6 steering stabilizers to be teh cool
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Old August 14th, 2008, 08:24 PM   #8
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nd4spd71 might have some front 4" springs, send him a pm.
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Old August 14th, 2008, 09:26 PM   #9
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Right now I'm looking for 4" rear springs. My fronts are 4" lift right now from what I can tell but the rear are stock with maybe a add a leaf.
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Old August 17th, 2008, 06:44 PM   #10
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The block on the knuckle looks the worst in my opinion . . .
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OH sweet !!!! got to love red neck engineering!
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Old August 17th, 2008, 07:40 PM   #12
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The block on the knuckle looks the worst in my opinion . . .
That was standard fair for straight axle chevies for a long time, if installed correctly its no big deal.
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