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I WANT a lowered Blazer. Don't care about 4x4

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Old 11-30-2011, 06:46 PM
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So I drive a 4dr, 4x4, 1997 Chevy Blazer. My torsion bars are dropped as low as they can go and I have 3 in. lowering blocks in the back but I want it lower. I do plan on getting smaller tires probably 215's. But after I get the smaller tires what can I do to lower it more.
 
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FYI, the first number isn't the height (235 or 215). It's the second number. You want a lower sidewall percentage. But unless you're going REALLY low, you'll still have tons of wheel gap with a smaller sidewall. There's only so far you can go lowering a 4x4 before you have to start cutting and getting crazy.
 
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Alrighty...

if you backed your keys out all the way,you might be close to your bump stops on your control arms..Cut em off.

They make lowering keys to drop it a few more inches.
 
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You might wanna find a nice body kit to give the illusion that its been dropped further than it actually has.
 
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get a 2wheel and call it a day.
 
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I don't have the money to but a 2wd and no one will buy mine in the condition its in, and im really not a fan of body kits. I've always hated them. Guess im stuck
 
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170 bucks for the drop kit. This is your only option for a somewhat of a drop..
 
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how far can you back the bolts out on the torsion bar ?
 
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You can back em all the way out,but the ride quality will suffer (we both know ride quality sucks to begin with,but this makes it a tiny bit worse as i tried it.)

You also might ride on your bump stops on the front end. if you do you will have to slice em off.
 
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By all the way out what do you mean? as in how far? does the bolt have to stay in there or does it completely come out? also how do I go about cutting off bump stops?
 

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