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Horsepoweraddiction 11-20-2012 08:23 AM

Lowering an 85 gmc sierra
 
I need some guidance on lowering my truck, I just want to lower it 3 inches or so just to give it the lowmean racelook. I would like it lowered in the front and back equal. Also what's some reccomendations for rim size?

Horsepoweraddiction 11-20-2012 10:02 AM

Wait i take that back, i want a little bit of a squat to it, maybe 2 or 3 in the front and 4 or 5 in the back. i want it to handle better if thats possible or just as good.

BIGMIKE@RIDETECH 11-20-2012 10:28 AM

I'd do the 3" spindle on the front. Will need to know thickness of brake rotor when ordering. For the rear I would go with a shackle and hanger kit for 4". Plenty of good options out there when it comes to brands.

Horsepoweraddiction 11-20-2012 10:38 AM

could i get 5' out of the shackle and hanger kit? i would like for this to only cost around 3 to 4 hundred.

Horsepoweraddiction 11-20-2012 10:48 AM

or could i use this for a 5' drop in the back ? Western Chassis Rear Flip Kits 2104 - SummitRacing.com

BIGMIKE@RIDETECH 11-20-2012 10:52 AM

I would always go to a flip kit for 5" in the rear. Not a bad Idea to look into a notch if you want to go much lower.

Horsepoweraddiction 11-20-2012 11:00 AM

ahh, so what is posted is pretty much what i need for a 5' drop?


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