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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-12-2001, 09:44 AM
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torsion bar lifts??

does cranking the torsion bar give you a lift on just the front? if so how do you raise the back the same height?
any info on cranking those suckers would be nice.

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Re: torsion bar lifts??

go here http://s10-4x4.com/EasyLift/. it tells you how to do it and what happens when you do it. search around the site, they have some good info. and yes, it only raises the front of the truck.

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Re: torsion bar lifts??

You can modify the rear shackles a bit if you want to get a little more back height. The basic way is to get longer shackles. But beware, too long shackles will reduce the stability of your suspension [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/frown.gif[/img] and reduce the quality of your rear end's handling. One good way to go is to buy those "Revolver" shackles that when installed for the back, will increase a little bit of height but provide you with more flex [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img] as they allow your rear springs to twist a lot more. Those a great shackles but somewhat pricy [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img]. My tidbits!

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