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Old 08-17-2002, 12:55 AM   #1
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Who makes a good 6" lift

Just bought a set of goodyear 37x12.50x16.5 mt/s [millitary hummer tires] and am going to have to ditch the 4" rough country lift I was about to install in favor of a 6" lift.

More than likely going to have to go with a little body lift to.
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Old 08-17-2002, 01:23 AM   #2
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skyjacker, superlift, bds, tuff country
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Old 08-17-2002, 01:26 AM   #3
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I'm really happy with my 8" Skyjacker SoftRide front springs. I've heard people say good things about Superlift as well but I have not ran their stuff. Lots to choose from out there.......ProComp, Rancho, Tough Country, Trailmaster, etc.

Let us know which way you go and how you like it.
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Old 08-18-2002, 10:01 PM   #4
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I just bought a set of the 36" hummer tires (R/T II) for my truck and have a 6" installed. I would say go with a Skyjacker or a Superlift as they have been rated the best for '67-72 and '73-87 trucks.
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Old 08-22-2002, 08:26 PM   #5
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my friend has a 6 inch skyjacker with blocks and a 3 inch body on his 96 z71 and i have seen go through hell, i never thought the blocks would hold up to jumping, he rags teh hell out of it (daddy bought it) and its held up fine
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Old 08-23-2002, 02:33 PM   #6
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allot of hardcore wheeler swear buy the tuffcountries
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Old 08-26-2002, 10:44 PM   #7
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DO NOT buy BDS
thats what i have on my blazer and it rides like a damn tank.
i had someone come up and tell me when i hit a little dip in the road where i live my front tires come off the ground
i am also looking for something softer riding
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Old 08-31-2002, 10:26 PM   #8
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Skyjacker is great but make sure you get the softride. Be ready to spend some bucks as well. They do make the front and rear leaf kit now with NO BLOCKS! Are you sure you cant get them to fit under your 4 inch lift. I have 35's on my 6 inch lift and have lots of space left, would never hit. good luck
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Old 09-01-2002, 09:11 PM   #9
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If I decide to go to a 6" lift it will probably be skyjacker, I put one on the blazer several months ago and it seems to give a really good ride.
I think I"ll try a 4" first since I have a brand new tuff country and rough country just laying around.
I might go with a 1" zero rate on the front and that along with the dana 60 should give me 6 inch's of lift. Just not sure how much tie rod clearance I'll have with the avalanche high steer arms.
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Old 09-01-2002, 11:32 PM   #10
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BLAZERMAN,what lift kits do you have laying around?are any of them for sale?just thought i'd ask.
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Old 09-02-2002, 01:26 AM   #11
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Buckshot, not sure which one I am going to use yet but when I do I"ll let you know.
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Old 09-02-2002, 12:10 PM   #12
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Thumbs up Thanks

BLAZERMAN,thanks i appreciate it.also,i'm in no hurry-i've been without a lift kit this long i can wait a while longer.thanks,buckshot
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Old 09-02-2002, 01:45 PM   #13
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if buckshot decides not to im intrested
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