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Old 04-18-2013, 09:31 AM   #1
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3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

looking for a nice 3 in block for coil spring rears
like those aluminium 2 in versions ,
already have 2 by 3 box block but im putting it back togeather for the last time
and want sumthing nicer looking
does anyone make them?
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Old 04-18-2013, 10:25 AM   #2
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

I don't know if any one makes a 3" block. You need to consider that might create scrubline issues in the event of tire failure. If your running a 15" rim it is not advised to go more than a 2" block.
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Old 04-18-2013, 02:12 PM   #3
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

not worried about scrub line on a bagged and body dropped
truck and ive already have 3 in blocks and have 15 steelies without any issues and i have 22s too just looking for a nicer set of blocks as stated before ,
can anyone make a nice set ?
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Old 04-18-2013, 02:24 PM   #4
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

Take your 2" bock to a CNC shop & ask them to duplicate in a 3" version. Might need to adjust the top angle to keep the pinion angle good though. I used to be a CNC machinist & that wouldn't be hard to do at all.
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Old 04-18-2013, 03:16 PM   #5
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

good idea , ive already put a email into taylor at mmw to see , ive set the angle with a 3 in block installed so i just need a block , i can make a nicer block out of steel but i kinda wanted a billet one lol
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Old 04-18-2013, 03:33 PM   #6
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

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not worried about scrub line on a bagged and body dropped
truck and ive already have 3 in blocks and have 15 steelies without any issues
and i have 22s too just looking for a nicer set of blocks as stated before ,
can anyone make a nice set ?
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:37 PM   #7
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

My truck had 3" blocks in the rear when I bought it. Had 15" wheels too. Got a flat one time, and just barely didn't drag the bottom of the u-bolts along the road. I got rid of all that and did proper drop spring. Still have the blocks though if anyone wants em.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:57 PM   #8
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

He should be OK with the 22" rims but that much block may look kinda funny from behind, just my opinion.
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:07 AM   #9
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

if u drive a bagged truck high enough to see the blocks u dont
need the bags , and really are 3 in blocks so much worse than 2 in ones ?
i only have the 15s as extra rollers
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

my bad
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:39 AM   #11
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

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if u drive a bagged truck high enough to see the blocks u dont
need the bags , and really are 3 in blocks so much worse than 2 in ones ?
i only have the 15s as extra rollers
As previously stated, yes 3" blocks are a safety issue with 15" rims. If your running 22's then its a non issue.

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Old 04-24-2013, 02:36 PM   #12
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

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My truck had 3" blocks in the rear when I bought it. Had 15" wheels too. Got a flat one time, and just barely didn't drag the bottom of the u-bolts along the road. I got rid of all that and did proper drop spring. Still have the blocks though if anyone wants em.
If in decent shape let me know how much and i may be interested in taking them off your hands.
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Old 04-27-2013, 02:03 PM   #13
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

Try summit racing, bought some 3 and 4" from there before.
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Old 04-27-2013, 03:20 PM   #14
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

summit doesnt sell them for coil spring/trailing arm trucks only leaf spring trucks but thanks for the suggestion
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:09 PM   #15
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Re: 3 in lowering block for coil springs rear

$30 shipped for the pair of 3" blocks I just pulled out. They're not pretty but they're strong.

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