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Old 06-02-2021, 11:37 AM   #26
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Re: Suburban lowering question

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Here's 4/6 drop, details are all in the build thread:



And the notch will get you axle clearance, but before the axle hits the frame or the diff hits the floor the tires will rub on the tops of the wheelhouses. That was NOT something I factored in...
Good looking burb BlueJeep!

Do the tires rub at the top of the fender tub or is it in thr back portion? Are your rear tires centered within the wheel tubs after the flip kit? From what I can see it looks like with stock tires there should be about 10' of room from top of tire to top of wheel tub but approx 8" at the rear where the tub shapes down.
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Old 06-07-2021, 04:58 PM   #27
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Re: Suburban lowering question

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Good looking burb BlueJeep!

Do the tires rub at the top of the fender tub or is it in thr back portion? Are your rear tires centered within the wheel tubs after the flip kit? From what I can see it looks like with stock tires there should be about 10' of room from top of tire to top of wheel tub but approx 8" at the rear where the tub shapes down.
Thanks! Top of the fender tub. Yes, tires are centered, see my build thread for details on that. I welded perches on and drilled the pin hole to my specs.
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Old 06-13-2021, 11:11 AM   #28
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Thanks! Top of the fender tub. Yes, tires are centered, see my build thread for details on that. I welded perches on and drilled the pin hole to my specs.
Thanks for the info.

Do you know how much room is left between the axle tube and notch when the tires are up against the fender tub? I'm just curious how much lower you could be with a smaller tire since i'm planning an air over leaf set up in the back of my burb.

Looking forward to seeing your LS swap completed!

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