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Old 07-20-2010, 10:40 PM
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ok got an 85 jimmy had it sitting around for a couple of years now time for lift before i start messing with engine and tranny. where do i start ordering things what kits are out there. this will be my first lifting anything i know i can go with blocks in the rear hee hee rear... lol ill appreciate any ideas of where to order things.. or home made lifts. all ideas are welcome especially the most economical ones.. thanks guys. im in south south texas.. 48 mins from the water..
 
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What is your end goal for this truck? How high do you want to go or how large of a tire do you want to fit?

There are a LOT of different ways you can go with it. Are you opposed to a body lift or do you want suspension lifts only? You can do some quick searching around summitracing.com or jegs.com. OffRoadDesign.com has some good kits as well.

I would not recommend blocks, but that's just me. I have seen too many problems as a result even though many people use them without issue.
 
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I'd put the engine and trans in or whatever before lifting it. My k5 with 6 inchs I had to lay on the axle to change the engine
 
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