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Shocks & 31's w/o trimming

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Old 01-19-2015, 03:26 PM
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Okay, so I eventually want to get 31's on the stock wheels that I have. But, I need new shocks now. I've got two questions:

What's the cheapest and easiest way to achieve fitting 31's w/o fender trimming a 3" body lift?

What shocks can I install now that will complement the lift later?

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Old 01-19-2015, 04:24 PM
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They don't make a 3" body lift for the Blazer in your sig. If you only do a body lift then you'll need oem replacement shocks, nothing special.
 
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They make a 2" body lift that once you put on crank the tbars up so its level. And you should clear them fine. Atleast I did.
 
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Cool deal. So is there such a thing as a shock that gives any noteworthy lift?
 
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No shocks only comfort the ride on the blazers you get lift from cranking the torsion bars (tbars) and putting shackles on the rear leaf springs.
 
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Yeah, I was thinking about something like lLoadhandlers in the rear, but now leaning towards the Monroe Monotube on all four corners.
 
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Yea idk anything about shocks i just went with the rc 2.5" suspension lift
 
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Also remember doing the body lift doesnt effect the suspension all it does is lift the body off the frame for extra tire clearance.
 
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Well, after a lot of price checking I decided on the Reflex Momomax from shockwarehouse, however, they never answered their phone nor returned my call. So, out of curiosity I priced the same shocks at O'Reilly's and found them to be within just a couple bucks... Not a huge O'Reilly's fan but, I don't have to wait and can begin work tonight. Looking forward to losing the boat effect when driving!

Edit: Correction- O'Reilly's ordered the wrong dang parts, so I went back to shockwarehouse and the gentleman recommended the KYB Monomax so I went with them. Back to waiting...
 

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ok at least you're going to have a smoother ride. Also installing them is fairly easy especially if you have someone helping you.
 
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