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Old April 17th, 2011, 11:12 PM   #1
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Default Body lift bumper brackets

I have an 88 gmc 1500 with a 3 inch body lift. I would like to make some brackets to lift my front and rear bumpers. Does anyone have a picture of what they look like? Or has anyone made there own?
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Old April 23rd, 2011, 01:21 PM   #2
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dunno about that one. secondly if you lift your bumpers it may draw un wanted attention from the cops. they do make a filler extension for the fronts on those.
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Old April 23rd, 2011, 01:39 PM   #3
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most body lift kits come with spacer blocks that simply go in between the bumper and the mounting brackets. i have some 2" blocks that came with my old body lift. i personally wouldn't lift the bumper as it reduces your strength if you ever hit or got hit by anything. filler panel would be a better idea IMO.
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Didn't the 3500 and bigger with the beam axle have a filler panel of sorts?
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Didn't the 3500 and bigger with the beam axle have a filler panel of sorts?
good point. yes the C3500HD was the model
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Its an off road truck only. Cops are not an issue. I did modify my front brackets to raise the bumper 3 inches. The rear I drilled new holes and mounted it higher and welded it.
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