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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-30-2009, 12:11 AM Thread Starter
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Need advice on lifting my 98 chevy

I currently have a 6" Rancho lift kit on my 98 chevy shortbed. I'm runnin 35x12.50's on it right now. A friend told me that he found a way to lift his 85 chevy 5" just by adjusting the leaf springs. I can do that on the rear end of my truck(will probably need longer shocks afterward..) but i don't have the leaf springs on the front like he does. Does anyone know how i can lift my front end another five inches without messing up the Rancho lift i currently have? Any help is appreciated.
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depending on were your torsion bars are set you can usally get 2"-3" more out of them. this is done by tightening the bolts that are just inside the frame rails under the cab, or in your case since you have a lift they would be on the drop brackets. be warned though, the higher you go the more it will ride to the point were if you go all the way you will have zero front up travel!! also check the aliment after
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