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Old 09-11-2018, 05:34 PM
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I am looking at a first gen ('92) 4dr Blazer and was wanting to put a IFS lift kit on it. I can not find anybody that still makes them for the first gen, except Rough Country has the 2.5". I was looking for 4"-6", the ones that lower the diff. RC has 6" ones for the 2nd gen. what would be involved in making that work. I don't know the difference between the two.

Any other options?

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Honestly, for what you would pay for a 6" IFS lift, and how much work you'd end up putting into it, you'd be pretty close to a budget solid front axle conversion. I would go that way.
 
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Yea, that is the other option. Ever time I think about it I change my mind back and forth. Right now I am leaning toward the SAS. Was wondering what the minimum lift I could do with the SAS. Most I see in all my reading on here are way more than 6".

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Yea, that is the other option. Ever time I think about it I change my mind back and forth. Right now I am leaning toward the SAS. Was wondering what the minimum lift I could do with the SAS. Most I see in all my reading on here are way more than 6".

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Hi, im in the same situation, the BDS or Superlift kit are around 2.000 USD. for that price you easily buy 2 XJ axles and then do a SAS. I think ill do a SAS in the future. For the other side, i dont want to do that kind of modification for my blazer and keep it as stock as possible but with a little lift, so the RC 2,5" is a perfect choice for me, i havent decided it yet.

I think that you can level it as you want maybe installing the axle over the leaf springs and also installing shackles. but i think the minimum lift will be 4-5". Maybe someone can help us with that, all the SAS lifts that i see, they install the axle at the bottom of the leaf springs, maybe if you install it over the leaf springs, you can lift it less.
 

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