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Old 08-13-2019, 12:22 PM   #26
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Re: 1981 K10 project

Originally Posted by drmatera View Post
Matt, not sure yet. Most likely around 4" as I want to do the shackle flip on the back (which is typically 4" of lift) and i hear tuff country springs for the front because they ride decent. I'll let you know when I pull that trigger.
The 4" lift is good on these trucks as the raised steering arm is at stock levels so it drives really good. One thing you should also install is Off Road Designs sway bar relocation kit it made a huge difference in ride on mine as well as their steering box bolt in brace. I have the rancho springs which are typically stiffer as well.
86 c30 crew cab dually 454/400 4/6 drop SOLD 1-8-11
1981 chevy K10 short Bed Scottsdale SOLD 10-26-2020
67 GMC Stepside Straight six/3 on the tree "The Peach"
2020 Silverado Double Cab LT Z71 5.3 8 speed Daily Driver

K10 build

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