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Old 05-23-2010, 11:14 AM   #1
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Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

I have a 72 Chevy Cheyenne Super K-10 and I'm wondering who makes the best ride in a 2in lift?
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Old 05-23-2010, 12:23 PM   #2
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

Procomp, Superlift, or custom selection. Take your pick. For a 2" lift there isn't going to be much difference.
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Old 05-23-2010, 12:51 PM   #3
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

I can't compare brands, but I can say I have been very happy with my Skyjacker Softride 2" (or 2 1/2"?) front springs. Several years on them but not many miles -- decent ride, excellent quality, and no squeaks from the poly bushings.

Side note about 2" front springs... rear shocks are the right length and work perfectly up front, with no need to change any other hardware.
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Old 05-26-2010, 10:34 PM   #4
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

Thanks guys! Anyone else?
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Old 05-26-2010, 10:53 PM   #5
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

what are you trying to clear 33's tires? heres mine with a 4" with 35's. your in caldwell and it looks like you have a nice fleet of old Chevs.

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Old 05-26-2010, 11:02 PM   #6
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

Thanks Matt. Sounds like you have a nice truck yourself
Yes I'm trying to clear 33's for a daily driver. What brand of lift are you running?
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:04 PM   #7
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

Wow! Very nice truck! The pic just showed up!
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

mines an old 4" rancho that came with the truck when I bought it, so for now it stays. Have you checked with spring works in Boise? they might be able to set you up with something that will improve your ride and still get you the 2" lift you need. I can get you their info if you need it.

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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

The stance looks awesome! I haven't... I will have too
. You going to have your truck at any shows in the near future? I would like to see it.
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:25 PM   #10
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

The stance looks awesome! I haven't... I will have too
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

I have a few weekends of little stuff to do like taillights, line-ex the bed and a stereo. I am in town this weekend so with the rain in the forecast I should get plenty of garage time. for shows I am leaning towards emmett and mnt home. I like the small town shows.
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:14 AM   #12
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

I have ran several different Tuff Country lifts over the years and never had any problems. The seems to be a little less expensive also.
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Old 05-28-2010, 07:02 PM   #13
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

This is my 72 K-10 with 2" tuff Country with 33 tires
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Old 05-28-2010, 07:20 PM   #14
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

The same Rancho 4" lift like MsTrav's truck on 35" BFG's
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

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This is my 72 K-10 with 2" tuff Country with 33 tires
Is this really only a 2" lift?
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

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The same Rancho 4" lift like MsTrav's truck on 35" BFG's
Could you show us a photo of how you mounted that tow hook up front? I am trying o figure out how to do the same thing.
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Old 08-12-2011, 02:57 PM   #17
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

I can probably make you a template and place it in the mail. Trevor
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Re: Best lift kit ride for 72 Chevy K-10?

2" Tuff Country EZ Ride springs all four corners. There is also a rear helper spring and 1" block to level out the rear. Rides well but better with weight.

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