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Old 01-15-2012, 10:23 PM
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Here is my 1996 S10 with 2.5 rough country lift kid with diff drop brackets and sway bar relocation brackets. I am putting on a 2 in PA body lift in march and have 32 x 11.5 in tires ready to go on.
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:32 AM
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I hope you don't mind if I pick your brain for a bit here lol. About the lift, how much did the front diff get dropped with the brackets? How are your CV joint angles after the lift? I am guessing that the tires in the pic are 31's? How are the ball joint angles with the new control arms? I have heard good and bad about these kits...but I am guessing that you like yours a lot lol
 
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Old 01-24-2012, 01:47 PM
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well the past rough country have had a bad rap because they used cheap ball joints and there was no diff drop bracket. well i bought this one because it came with both good ball joints and a diff drop bracket. the cv angles are way way way better the diff drop bracket is about 1 and a quarter drop which is enough. and yes i love the lift beause now my lift is done right and i wont be paying for new front end parts every year. and no they are 30s i have a body lift which im putting on and i have 32 in bfgs all terrains going on. and no problem thats why i posted this.
 
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Thanks so much for the information! Yeah, the bad rap part is one of the reasons I was asking...that and I have already blown threw CV axles myself and I want it done right also. I just didn't want to go spending that kind of money for something that isn't much better than what I had, which was nothing at all lol. And maybe it was the rims that threw me off on what size tire it was, who knows lol, and thanks again, I think I am sold on the kit for the most part!
 
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Found a rough country 2 in lift on ebay for $137+ with free shipping. If I knew how easy it was, id might think about it...

New Rough Country Suspension Lift Kit Chevy S-10 BLAZER S10 Pickup Jimmy S 15 | eBay
 
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choover82 thats for a RWD drive truck I'm pretty sure you have 4x4 correct? If so that won't work for you. The one you need is $450 or so.
 
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bah! good point. Thought i saw somewhere it works with 4x4 too...maybe eyes playing tricks on me.

(still trying to figure out why 4x4 dont work)
 
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4wd has torsion bars, from diff etc. 2wd has coil springs and no front diff.
 
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Truck looks good, Im more or less interested in the control arms and the front differential drop myself. I don't want to keep going through axles. Could you post a pic of how your front axles are angles with the lift? Thanks!
 
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Blazer with the 2 in body lift and 2.5 in rough country lift and 30x9.5 in
 
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