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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-12-2011, 06:45 PM Thread Starter
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1990 k1500 help!

Hey I have a 1990 chevy k1500, I just got a leveling kit and now I have like no suspension, it's really bumpy, I'm looking to get different spindles to lower the wheel so I have suspension, the control arms right now are the lowest they go, there at the bump stops. Someone help!

Another thing, I want to get lockers for the front and rear diffs, I was thinking the E-Locker for the front, but I'm joy sure what to get for the rear, I want posi all the time unless I'm turning, I saw that locker on Trucks last weekend while watching powerblock. Help would be awesome!!
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you might want to check into a spool for the rear and take the control arms up just a hair if you take them to the max either way it doesnt allow any cusion.

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I think the suspension is so bumpy because the torsion springs are cranked all the way up. You just need to back them off a little to give the suspension a chance to work right.

I put the Detroit Tru-Trac in the back of my Suburban and it works pretty good. It has good street manners, doesn't lock when turning, but off-road it works nice and gives me plenty of traction. If I had the money, I would probably go with an ARB air locker.
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Actually, the torsion bars are as low as they go right now. The keys must have lifted then up that much, I can't find just spindles either I'd have to buy an entire lift kit...
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What shocks are you running? You do need to turn the Tbars up enough to get the Aarms off the bumpstops. Put some tension in the springs.

Are you bottoming out on bumpstops or shocks?

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