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Old 04-20-2012, 06:56 PM
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Ok i have a 98 bravada. I am currently on a small budget right now. This blazer as it sits now-
-lowered(not slammed low)
-2" lowering blocks and long u bolts
- front end looks stock. Think previous owner tweaked t bars to level it out?

Since i am new to this and wanting to see what the little things will do to my blazer my plan is to go with this.
-take blocks out and get stock u bolts.
-get rear lift shackles
-t bar crank idk how much?
-alighnment
- larger a/t tires probably wont go with 31s yet.
My questions are.
- is there going to be any issues with the rear shocks mounting when i install the shackles? Do i need aftermarket ones?
-is there anything im missing or anything i need to do to go with this combo?
Any good advice or even a direction of a helpful thread i could look at on this would be awesome. Sorry if im asking some dumb questions. First time owning a blazer and first time owning something thats not a honda lol so dnt fully understand the suspension set up. Thank you all.
 
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Old 04-20-2012, 07:33 PM
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All that sounds fine...if your sure front torsion bars are at stock position you can do 1.5" lift tweak and still be safe. You should be fine with stock shocks in rear with just 2" lift shackles.
You should be able to clear 31's with that...may be snug but not bad.

With the torsion bars confirm the height in front and look up stock heights and confirm it.
you should be able to search and find that around here..i have seen it before.
alignment is a good idea after torsion tweak.
 
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Yeah that was a main concern of mine! Bc who knows how bad they tweaked them to lower it. But ive been looking on the faq thread and the t bar tweak tutorial and it was very helpful!! I have a good idea of what im going to do now.
-1.5" t-bar crank
-2" daystar lift shackles
-2" superlift rear shocks
-alighnment
-235/75/15 a/t coopers! (On sell all the time at orshelin) gf gets discount on top of that hehe
Thanks for your relpy bro.
 
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Shackles 95~
Shocks 70~
Alighnment 75-100
Tires 200-650... depending if i go craigslist or buy retail lol. But looks like i can get a mean agro look for under 1000 dollars to start out with! This is awesome!
 
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Check ebay for shackles or synergyoffroad.com
might get a good price.
 
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