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Old 09-18-2012, 10:52 AM
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Hi all I havent posted in a while. Have since gotten rid of my '05' Blazer and picked up a 96 4dr Jimmy with 210k miles on the clock due to financial reasons. I picked this truck up from the original owner whom I work with so I know the full history on it. It still has the stock shocks on it which I am replacing as well as the whole front ball joints and links. My question is I need to replace some body mounts that have rusted thru. My budget is very tight right now. Should I just replace with factory or get a minimal lift kit which will include everything for a good price. If the kit is the way to go can someone please reccommend me one?

Old 09-18-2012, 11:02 AM
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I believe the lift is just that a lift and doesn't come with new body mounts/bushings. Someone correct me if I'm wrong please but I think I've seen people say that have replaced the mounts/bushings while they did the lift. I may be completly wrong though its been a long week and its only Tuesday lol!!
Old 09-18-2012, 12:18 PM
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Yeah body lifts don't replace anything other than the bolts. Bushings are seperate.

What exactly is rusted through? That sounds like a major repair job to me. There's nothing in lift kits that will help with that.
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polyurathan mounts work great, i installed a set when i did my body lift
and got rid of the wore out rubber stock mounts...
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