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I am about to Completely restore my fathers 2003 ZR2, and I need help with this build. The plan is to do a 5.3 LS, and completely Upgrade the suspension. I have extensive experience when it comes to working on cars but this is my first truck build. So I am lost here. I do not know what brands are good/ Your experiences etc. I am planing on going tubular suspension, Poly, the works. I do not want to change the ride height nor the OEM look of the truck.

I need just about everything. I cant even find set of 33MM bushings for this thing.

What do you guys Rec? It seems like the ZR2 Has very little aftermarket following compared to the normal Blazers. I cant even find but 1 set of tubular Front Upper control arms. will normal Blazer sets work? 4WD/2WD Control arms different? Let me know! Thanks in advance.
 

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Well the control arms themselves, if I'm not mistaken, and someone correct me if I am wrong, are identical between the ZR2 and non ZR2, it's the frame that makes up the difference in the height and width. So bushings for a non ZR2 should fit in the ZR2 arms no problem. Likewise, you should be able to use tubular arms made for a non ZR2 4x4 on a ZR2 model.
 
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Thats what I was thinking as well. I was looking into these. Not many choices out there.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/a...t/model/blazer

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/a...t/model/blazer
 
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Those specific ones are not going to work. They're for 2wd, and the lowers are actually for use with air struts
 
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Dang. Like I said I Really dont know. what do you recommend?
 
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