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Old 09-21-2019, 11:54 AM   #1
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How do I lower a K5 2 wd

There doesn't seem to be a kit available to lower the rear of a 1977 2 wheel drive K5 4". What problems do you encounter with a C10 shackle hanger kit? Can it be made to work? Is there another way short of a flip kit and then raising it slightly with a 4X4 hanger. Dearching and/or removing leaves? Any feedback is appreciated. Thanks
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Old 09-23-2019, 11:14 PM   #2
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Didnít realize I asked such a difficult question.
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Old 09-24-2019, 07:37 AM   #3
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Re: How do I lower a K5 2 wd

Pulling leaf springs will give you wheel hop.
I've done dropped leaf springs and a longer rear shackle, but that gets into re-routing the fuel filler hose.
I like the flip kit and 4x4 rear hanger method.
That gives the best stance, but you will need to c-notch the frame.
Aftermarket 4-link is another option.
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Old 09-24-2019, 11:56 AM   #4
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Thank you Keith
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Old 09-24-2019, 12:03 PM   #5
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Re: How do I lower a K5 2 wd

Is the c notch for blazer the same as the c10?
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Old 09-24-2019, 12:51 PM   #6
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Re: How do I lower a K5 2 wd

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Is the c notch for blazer the same as the c10?
I believe they are different.
Crown Suspension sells a "blazer specific" notch.
I'm sure there are a few other companies that do also.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Crown-Suspe...-/181848752516
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Old 09-24-2019, 12:56 PM   #7
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Re: How do I lower a K5 2 wd

I looked on lmc and there wasnít one for blazer. Thanks for your help.
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:42 PM   #8
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I believe they are different.
Crown Suspension sells a "blazer specific" notch.
I'm sure there are a few other companies that do also.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Crown-Suspe...-/181848752516
I used these on my '78 and they worked great. Definitely different than the c10 versions.
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Old 10-11-2019, 10:16 PM   #9
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Re: How do I lower a K5 2 wd

Check out United By Trucks on YouTube , 2 wheel drive Blazer Chassis . One of our newer videos . More to come .
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Old 10-13-2019, 02:20 PM   #10
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Re: How do I lower a K5 2 wd

Hereís how I lowered mine. No notch and itís never bottomed on the frame.

http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d+to+buy+%9177
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