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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-18-2000, 09:58 AM
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Lift for Suzuki Sidekick

A buddy of mine has a 1990 (I believe) Sidekick. He has just put on a set of bigger tires, 235/75/15's (thanks to those that helped). He is now looking at doing a small susp. lift. I was wondering what the cheapest non destructive way of doing this. I did my Samurai with a set of extended shackles and there great. I am looking for something equally as easy and effective if possible.


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post #2 of (permalink) Old 09-18-2000, 01:11 PM
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Re: Lift for Suzuki Sidekick

Check out the "lift boosters" on this page:
They're coil spring spacers, giving 3/8" or 1" of lift with no real drawbacks. And like your shackles, these spacers are cheap. $24-38 a pair.

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Re: Lift for Suzuki Sidekick

If you're looking for a little lift to gain clearance for bigger tires, the spacers will add a little. If you want more than an inch and stay cheap, a body lift is possible, but takes away from safety is used on the road.

My suggestion, save for a suspensions system, like Calmini or OME. Usually I find that once you start to lift, you'll eventually come down with the "bigger is best" virus.

Think long term.

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