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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-18-2001, 10:22 AM
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2-3\" lift kit for z

i was wondering how you stop the upper control arms you are given with the kit from rough country from hitting the front swaybar links? i the tech said the truck is supposed to sit level, and i put the 2.5 add-aleaf in the rear, and the only way the control arms won't hit is if i lower the t bars seriously, and then the truck looks like one of the new chevy's, low in front, high in back. and i did cut the link bolts like they said. anyone with any brand of this kind of lift have these problems? thanks

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 06-19-2001, 11:43 PM
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Re: 2-3\" lift kit for z

Mine has extended links and longer bolts that go betweem the sway bar and the lower control arm. Longer than the stock ones, mine works fine.

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 06-21-2001, 09:24 PM
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Re: 2-3\" lift kit for z

SK4004. What brand of lift do you have?

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Re: 2-3\" lift kit for z

I have this same lift on my truck, and I do not have this problem. In fact my control arms aren't even close to hitting the swaybar links! Are you certain everything is installed correctly? Perhaps you can provide a picture of the problem, and I could compare it with my truck and see if there is anything different.
check out the following article, where off road.com installed this same lift on a tahoe, maybe you will see something different.
http://www.off-road.com/chevy/projec...in/liftit.html



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post #5 of (permalink) Old 06-22-2001, 04:26 PM
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Re: 2-3\" lift kit for z

Hey, look on the Chevy/gmc home page.Ther is a step by step article on the 2-3 Rough country lift on a Tahoe.It's called "TAKING IT UP A LITTEL " or something like that.It tells all the problems they had with the install.And some parts they had to re-engineer.If you're installing this kit yourself you really need to check it out.Ive copied it and attached it to this reply(I think)



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post #6 of (permalink) Old 06-23-2001, 10:29 PM
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Re: 2-3\" lift kit for z

I actually cut my sway bar connects down to about 3.5 inches. There is more than enough space after you do that. I have the Skyjacker 3" kit and had the same problem.

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