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tyty_220
06-16-2006, 01:30 AM
is it bad to put leafs ontop of the axle to get lift? and if it isnt, how can i lift just the front for cheap?



**im a total newb when it comes to lifting

jakerngr
06-16-2006, 07:16 AM
not bad to do a spring over in the rear. lifting the front usually is kinda pricey unless you find something used or you only want to go 2"

tyty_220
06-16-2006, 03:00 PM
how much of a lift will a spring over give me? because i only wanna lift the front as much as the spring over will lift the back

jayinsurrey
06-16-2006, 07:38 PM
pretty close to 6"

MikeWild
06-16-2006, 09:32 PM
how can i lift just the front for cheap?


$40 Jack All, Worked for me! :D

Or if you want to go the expensive route...$500 off road recovery and flat deck tow from East Harrison to Burnaby![27] [27] [27]

stuckle
06-16-2006, 09:34 PM
ask nutbar about spring over's

tyty_220
06-17-2006, 12:59 AM
$40 Jack All, Worked for me! :D

Or if you want to go the expensive route...$500 off road recovery and flat deck tow from East Harrison to Burnaby![27] [27] [27]
is that just like puck thingies? is it ok do do a 2" tortion bar lift and a 2.5" puck type lift? or would i have to replace other parts if i do it that way?

thefenz
06-18-2006, 10:49 AM
i got my 5.5" kit for $950 CDN from 4wheelparts, it's in the states, but still wound up costing less than buying it up here.

if you just want a few inches a body lift would be your best bet, torsion twist is only for 95 and up... as the 91-94 uses coils not torsion bars.

I would save for the 5.5" kit, BL is just show the 5.5 would actually be functional. do you plan on installing yourself? or having it installed?

(ps. with the 5.5 kit the rear is done with the spring over, which gives about 5-6 inches depending on how much sag you have, in my case it gave me close to 6)

tyty_220
06-18-2006, 12:00 PM
im thinking im gonna wait on a lift then because im doing a 5.0L swap in september and putting solid axles on it so im probably gonna have to change my suspension anyways because of different axles and a heavier motor so ill just wait to see what i get when the time comes

MikeWild
06-18-2006, 12:09 PM
im thinking im gonna wait on a lift then because im doing a 5.0L swap in september and putting solid axles on it so im probably gonna have to change my suspension anyways because of different axles and a heavier motor so ill just wait to see what i get when the time comes

well yeah... solid axle is an entirely different suspension set up. if that's the route your going, I'd wait.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y112/mikewild/Picture002.jpg

Jroc
06-18-2006, 12:33 PM
YA WAIT IT OUT , GIT R DONE!

tyty_220
06-18-2006, 12:40 PM
well yeah... solid axle is an entirely different suspension set up. if that's the route your going, I'd wait.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y112/mikewild/Picture002.jpg
do you think you could send me some pics of how the suspension is mounted on the front axle? like front and reer of the leaf? i have dick all to do for the next 12 days and that way i know what im getting into and i can get started on it.

MikeWild
06-18-2006, 01:27 PM
Next time I'm up at the shop I'll snap some pics for ya. Maybe a day or two.

MikeWild
06-18-2006, 11:06 PM
Well I got bored and went to the shop. Here's some pics.
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y112/mikewild/Lift/Picture016.jpg
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y112/mikewild/Lift/Picture013.jpg
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y112/mikewild/Lift/Picture011.jpg
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y112/mikewild/Lift/Picture010.jpg
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y112/mikewild/Lift/Picture009.jpg

tyty_220
06-18-2006, 11:10 PM
thanx