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Raising my Rearend?

I am installinf IFS in the front, and I have a new 12 bolt chevy rear. I do have a set of s-10 leafs which I took one leaf out, my ques is what would be the best way to raise my rear? I only want to go 2inches. I havent bought tires yet so I am thinking 14 on fronts, 15 on rear? Any suggestions, thanks, Dana

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No hurry yet to raise your rear. Figure out your tire size that you will use on the 15" rims.How it will look in the wheel well if you have 1. You can put some blocks in between your spring mounts and the frame or get some/or make some different mounting brackets. Luck
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I am installinf IFS in the front, and I have a new 12 bolt chevy rear. I do have a set of s-10 leafs which I took one leaf out, my ques is what would be the best way to raise my rear? I only want to go 2inches. I havent bought tires yet so I am thinking 14 on fronts, 15 on rear? Any suggestions, thanks, Dana
When it comes down to it, you'll prolly need to re-arch the springs or move the mounting points. I have only 2 leaves remaining from the 4-leaf springs on my S-10 and it still sets at the same static ride height...

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I'm fine with moving my bracketry, I will have to anyway, because I am sort of starting from scratch!
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