First you have to decide what your goal is.
Do you just want it low, or to go up and down at will?
Are you willing to change the front and rear suspensions?
Do you have an unlimited budget?
How low do you want it? It is probably 2 " lower than new already.
Lowering stock suspension is limited by 2 things. Drive and ride.
The lower control arm pivot and the lower ball joint pivot should be horizontally level. If you go lower than that on a stock suspension, it will not drive well.
Achieving this lowering is best done with new lowering springs, rather than cutting coil springs, which will help prevent bottoming out on bumps.
Dropped spindles are a better idea. Check with FatMan's about availability.
Rear leaf springs are best done with reverse eyes and minimal use of lowering blocks.
At the top of this thread page, click on knowledge base, then type in suspension lowering and click search.
Last edited by xntrik; 10-12-2005 at 07:19 PM.