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2.5 rough country lift?

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Old 03-29-2014, 05:27 PM
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i have a 97 4x4 blazer with the PA 2 inch body lift. im running 31's with stock wheels. its an every day drive. if i got the 2.5 inch rc lift would it be fine too run 31's with 4.5 inches in total lift? or would i have to go bigger? and also would it look okay with that big of a gap between the fender and tire?
 
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Old 03-29-2014, 07:55 PM
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check the sticky out in this forum. top of the page, it will have a list of lift kits and what tire sizes will fit.
https://blazerforum.com/forum/lifting-tech-44/start-here-lift-kit-list-16186/
 
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I know what tires can fit, I already have 31's on. my question is if I get the 2.5 inch rc lift on top of the 2 inch bl I have, will I have to go bigger in tire size? and will it look good if I kept my 31's?
 
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I think it'll be fine with those tires. Park on level ground then put a jack under the front and you should be able to jack it up around 2.5" with the tires still touching, or at least looking like they're touching the ground. That should give you an idea of how it will sit/look with 2.5" lift. The only thing that might look weird is with the stock rims. It might look too tall in relation to how wide it is (meaning it will look better with tires sticking out).
 
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ill jack it up and see how it looks. and yes I planning on buying different rims with less backspacing. It would definitely look better with a wider stance. thanks for the help!
 
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Fast forward to the end. That's my old truck with 2" BL, 2.5" RC and 31's.

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thank you old skool soldier. i love the look of your truck. what kind of rims do you have and how much backspacing do they have? im buying new rims when i buy the lift
 
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Re read the how to sticky. I added some info (review) at the end.
 
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It was never stickied on this site, but the link is in my sig
 
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Sorry, it looks like the review/update is in my build thread. Please read it before installing the 2.5" lift.
 

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