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Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

post the pics of your 2wd lifted blazer. once i get mine back from the shop ill post pics.


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Re: Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

here are some pics of 2wd blazers, and they are not mine. the gold blazer belongs to a member on this site, and it is no longer lifted. and the blue jimmy belongs to a member on dezertdimes.com

specs on the gold blazer is 3" suspension and 2" body lift w/ 32" tires

specs on the blue jimmy is 2" body lift w/ 32" tires

and he add 3" lift spindle and brakes from a pickup w/2" shackle and 2"bl w/ 32" tires

and the last pic is 3" spindle and 3"coil w/2" shackle and 32" tire
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here is the link to the build on the blue jimmy

http://dezertdimes.com/forum/index.p...ic,2160.0.html
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Re: Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

Woah that first pic of the blue jimmy is with only a 2" bodylift and it fit 32's?

Are jimmys different stock height cuz 2" should not fit 32's from my understanding with the trucks.

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Woah that first pic of the blue jimmy is with only a 2" bodylift and it fit 32's?

Are jimmys different stock height cuz 2" should not fit 32's from my understanding with the trucks.

Both look awesome btw
98+ jimmys and blazers sit about an 1" taller then a S10 pickup
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98+ jimmys and blazers sit about an 1" taller then a S10 pickup
yea it's a good thing too, because lift spindles won't work on a 98-+ Blazers unless you change all these parts, thanks to brake upgrade


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Re: Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

First pic of blue blazer looks great. IMO looks funny with the front end up in the air.


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Remember, weight in rear is higher than s10 for Blazer, which make the front lift more higher. They are exactly same coils.

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im diggin that gold blazer alot. looks sooooo clean im jelous.

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im diggin that gold blazer alot. looks sooooo clean im jelous.
the gold blazer is the one that got me, wanting to lift mine. i did alot of research about lifting 2wd blazers.

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Re: Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

How bad does a lifted 2wd 2 door handle? Mine is pretty flighty at stock height. I keep debating if i want to lift it but if it handles horribly I'll stick to my plans to lower it.

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Re: Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

it will be fine man. with the lift spindles it makes your axle width about 5 inches wider so that adds alot of stability then get 1.5 inch spacers for the rear and you'll have alot wider stance to make up for the tippyness.

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They don't make 98+ Blazer lift spindles. You have to convert your brakes and junk to the crap single piston S10 stuff to make it work. Max suspension lift on a 2wd Blazer would be 3" lift springs.

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Re: Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

you can switch everything over as you can see above a few people have done it.

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Re: Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

I know you CAN but why would I spend all that money for decreased brake performance? With a lift and bigger tires I'd want at least what I have now.

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its all for apearance thats why.

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It's gotta perform, not just look. Roads I drive to work are really curvy and I'd rather have handling anyways. I need a posi if I were even to think about taking the two tracks through state land I used to go through with my 4x4.

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Re: Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

I've been trying to find someone else that did the lift spindle conversion from a pickup like I did. Here's some pics. I did the 3.5" Fabtech lift spindle and 3'' fabtech lift coils. All new fabtech shocks,longer sway bar links, and fabtech axle flip kit and steel braided brake lines. Ended up getting 6.5" of lift and then I added a 2'' PA body lift. The side frame height is at 23 inches! I have 33X12.5X15 ProComp m/t tires with 2'' 15X8 backspaced Bart wheels. Looking into getting 35'' tires.






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that things damn nice man. looks like you have the room for 35s do it up

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I've been trying to find someone else that did the lift spindle conversion from a pickup like I did. Here's some pics. I did the 3.5" Fabtech lift spindle and 3'' fabtech lift coils. All new fabtech shocks,longer sway bar links, and fabtech axle flip kit and steel braided brake lines. Ended up getting 6.5" of lift and then I added a 2'' PA body lift. The side frame height is at 23 inches! I have 33X12.5X15 ProComp m/t tires with 2'' 15X8 backspaced Bart wheels. Looking into getting 35'' tires.





welcome to the forum and that does look awsome with 33", but it will look sick with 35"
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Re: Pics!! 2wd lifted blazer

Yah I measured it out for room I have and it is plenty for 35''s. I'm going to have to put some 410 gears in though. I noticed people were talking about the brakes and how its downgrading them. I see how the single piston isnt as good but I could honestly not notice a thing. With the 35''s I plan on upgrading the brakes because it will deffinitely need it then with them big tires haha. Thanks for the comments and new to the site welcome
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SSBC has dual piston upgrades for the S10. Gas mileage would kill me with that much of a lift and big tires. It's bad enough stock!

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Sweet i'll check it out. You know I thought the same at first about the mpg. I'm actually getting 15 around town and about 18-19 on the interstate. I was expecting like 12mpg but I was wrong. I've calculated the mpg about 4 times and its accurate
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Man that blazer looks awesome! I'd keep 33's on it myself, they are plenty big enough to look good and have some clearance from the body. 35's look kinda funny on these trucks unless they are really lifted and straight axled.

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Yah i see what you mean. There is a guy in my town that has a zr2 on 35''s with 1'' backspacing I believe and it looks rediculous. But thats the look im going for haha
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Here's my 1998 2wd with a level and 31 inch all terrains.
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Here's my 98 2wd Blazer with 3" spindles (had to do brake conversion), 2" coils, 3" shackles and an add a leaf.
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hey guys, im new here and been looking on every thread I can for info, anyways I got a 2003 blazer and I see where some yall went with the brake conversion to fit s10 spindles, what exactly would I need to buy to put the s10 lift spindles on?
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hey guys, im new here and been looking on every thread I can for info, anyways I got a 2003 blazer and I see where some yall went with the brake conversion to fit s10 spindles, what exactly would I need to buy to put the s10 lift spindles on?
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All the S10 front brake components- calipers, rotors, bearings, grease seals, washers, nuts, cotter keys. Basically, everything between the ball joints.
thanks a lot, and then the lift spindles for a 2003 s10 will work?
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sorry guess my question is, do I get the brakes for a 2003 s10 to fit my 2003 blazer or are most interchangeable?
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You don't have to get 2003 specifically. If you're buying new you can order for a 2003, but I believe everything from 98+ is the same, maybe even 94+. Hell, maybe even ALL S10 front brakes are interchangeable, but I don't know for sure. Either way, you have a wide range of years that for sure that will interchange. Just know that you are downgrading your brakes. Some say they don't notice a difference. But I don't see how you couldn't, especially on a 4-door.

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