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i just baught a 85 s10 blazer and am wanting to lower it just about an inch or so. Not alot i still want room for 20's and during the winter i still want to go off roading. What are some ways things i should look into.
 
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you can adjust the torsion bars to lower the front up to 2"... there shouldnt be as much wear and tear (as there would be with lifting) since lowering it would actually make the CV shafts more level.

you can put some blocks b/w the axle and leaf springs to lower the rear.
 
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thanks for the fast reply.
 
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ok say i wanted to do more mayeb 3 in the fron 3 in the rear maybe more. how low could i go and 4x4 still be fucntional? And waht kits or parts would you recomend?
 
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Look into Belltech for their 3/3 drop kits. The kit will include new torsion drop keys and 3" drop blocks for the rear. You can do a 3/3 drop and still have your 4wd fully functional.
 
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Belltech Drop 2 shocks.
 
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I could never understand why people would want to lower a 4x4 ?

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Because not everybody is into lifted vehicles..[sm=smiley6.gif]
 
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ORIGINAL: Zed

I could never understand why people would want to lower a 4x4 ?[>:]

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In a way I don't but I kinda do. Maybe he can't find or afford a 2x to lower, maybe he doesn't like the jacked up look but wants a 4x4. Me I have my 4x4 and had my bagged truck. Starting on a bagged project as soon as I find a blazer 2x
 

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