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im also wondering how long exactly to get brake lines with only a 3/2 spindle shackle lift, some are saying 18 is too long and others say 15 or 16, so i was just wondering whats correct. thanks
 

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Hope im in the right section if not i apologize in advanced, but I was lookin into lifting my 96 gmc sonoma, its stock hight at the moment. Got a set of 3" blocks and a leveling kit (the ones u put on top of the springs) for the front from a friend, and was hoping to put bfg all terrains 31x10.5x15 on it and was wondering if those tires are will fit well/are realistic or if smaller tires are a better idea? Mostly worried with major tire rubbing on the wheel well when im turning and whatnot. Not planning on doing a whole lot of offroading with it since its a 2wd, just some easy trails to get to the fishing/diving spots. Any help is appreciated, mahalo!!
 

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I'm on my iPod so I won't say much, but, coil spacers are dangerous. And 3 inch won't fit. You can barely use 2.5 inch list coils without damage, 2 inch should be max though. Don't use spacers on the front end though.
 

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I'm on my iPod so I won't say much, but, coil spacers are dangerous. And 3 inch won't fit. You can barely use 2.5 inch list coils without damage, 2 inch should be max though. Don't use spacers on the front end though.
The front leveling kit/spacer is 1.5" but according to my friend leveling kits are half the size of the desired lift height you want? Is there something that you would recommend instead and if you could give a name, link and or pricerange that would be awesome. No rush whenever u have a chance. Mahalo
 

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I am currently thinking about lifting my 1995 S10 2WD 2.2L, was curious because 30's or 31's, would I have to re-gear due to the truck only being a 2.2L and big tires?
 

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Looking for some input... How do I gain some ride height? at stock height my truck sits lower than our pontiac min van... Is it possible to move the leaf springs from under the axle to the top?
 

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MPHooah, you can run 30/31's with stock gearing, if you're extended cab, you should have 4.10 gearing, which is better, single cab is 3.73 and will be lacking on take offs. I had 29's with my stock 2.2 and 3.73 gearing. Billsduster used to have 4.10's and 31's before re-gearing to 4.56's.
 

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i currently want to lift my 97 2wd 2.2l 5spd s10. i want to lift it anywhere from 3 to 5 inches and put 31s on it but i dont know a good way of doing it .i need some help/advice please help me
 

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Check out my project thread, it's a little older now and I haven't touched it in a while.

But I hava Moog 5664 coils up front and AIM 3" lift spindles, about 4.5" of lift up front.
For the rear, I have 3" lift shackles, air shocks, and I swapped out my stock leafs for the Z85 leafs (Heavier duty versus the Z83 mine had). Also, the leafs alone added at least an inch or two of lift. So I should have somewhere around 4-5" of lift in the rear and the air shocks help with heavier loads. I believe mine will fit 31's, but I've only put 29's on it.
 

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that's personal preference, I prefer them since they add extra load capacity, but you certainly don't need them. Although, you will need taller shocks for the added lift. The air shocks have enough travel to accomodate the extra lift.
 

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Hey Im new to the forum but I've been researching the 2wd lift for my 2000 sonoma ext cab for some time. I recently came across the 6inch lift by spring tech. 3inchSpindles 3inchcoils upper control arms and an axle flip. Has anyone used this lift and what are your opinions or comments. thankss
 

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I have not had one like this. But it is discussed many times here. It is usually called the AIM short arm kit. As I understand it is usable but is way weak due to the steep angle on the ball joints. If you don't plan on going off road then it would be marginally ok.
 
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