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Spindle/Shackles or RC suspension lift?

Old 04-09-2015, 08:13 AM
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Default Spindle/Shackles or RC suspension lift?

Hello people, I'm stuck here, I don't know whether I should get the 3" spindle lift and 2" rear shackles or a 2.5" Rough Country Suspension lift. I'm not really sure which one is better either, I'm pretty new to this

Here's the spindles/shackles -

Here's the RC lift -

If anyone has done either one of these lifting techniques, I'd like some feedback thank you!
Old 04-09-2015, 09:09 AM
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Is your Blazer 2WD or 4x4? The spindles are meant to lift a 2WD truck and the 2.5 lift is for a 4x4. Rough Country does offer a 2" lift for the 2WD Blazer, but instead of spindles it uses taller coil springs up front. Also, if you were to use the spindles, depending on the year, it requires you to convert your front braes to the s10 single piston brakes, which is a lot more work than I'm assuming you're willing to put into this. If I were you and you had a 2WD I would just get a body lift.

Edit: I looked at the links after I typed all that and realized that you were talking about the 2" suspension lift for the 2WD. Just an fyi, the 2.5" is for the 4x4 the 2" is the 2WD. People will read it differently around here if you don't make that distinction.

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