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Old 01-23-2018, 11:47 PM   #1
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lowering

I took the rear shackles off to drop the rear so the truck was closer to level.

If I wanted to drop the truck a little more is it possible without replacing spindles or any other major work? Just a little lower, maybe an inch, or 2" max.
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Old 01-24-2018, 03:17 AM   #2
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Re: lowering

Your choice to lower the front is as follows:

Lowering springs - 2
Dropped spindles - 2-2.5
DJM tubular control arms - 2


Remember these year trucks had kits that dropped them:

Front/Rear

2/4
4/6 - requires c-notch and under bed trim above pumpkin
5/7 - same
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Old 01-24-2018, 04:42 PM   #3
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Re: lowering

Lowering springs are availalbe in more then just 2", namely 1" and 3" drops as well. I never found any 2.5" drop spindles for this gen truck either.

OP- so you lowered the rear some, are you asking about rear only or the entire truck down 1-2" more now?
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Old 01-24-2018, 04:53 PM   #4
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Re: lowering

"OP- so you lowered the rear some, are you asking about rear only or the entire truck down 1-2" more now? "

Lower the entire truck another 1" or so. It is currently fairly close to level so I would want to drop it an equal amount front and rear.
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Old 01-25-2018, 03:57 PM   #5
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Re: lowering

Rear you can do the leaf spring front mounts known as hangers, or get lowered leafs. Front I'd just get some new springs, they don't make 1" spindles.
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