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Old 07-05-2010, 02:47 PM
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Default how low can i get with just springs & flipkit

just wanted to know how low can i get without buying dream beams,just lowering springs or cut springs and lowering blocks.....pics would be nice if got any
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Old 07-05-2010, 07:18 PM
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just wanted to know how low can i get without buying dream beams,just lowering springs or cut springs and lowering blocks.....pics would be nice if got any
I dont know what year model you have but this is my 1991 with a flip kit in the rear and heated springs in the front.



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Old 07-05-2010, 08:15 PM
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I dont know what year model you have but this is my 1991 with a flip kit in the rear and heated springs in the front.



i have a 92 with 2 coils cut in the front and a load in the rear couldnt get the bolts out in the rear to put a flipkit.....if feel like am not low enough want to go lower without spending to much money.....

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Old 07-05-2010, 08:32 PM
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modifying a beam suspension more than 2 inches in any direction will cost you money, it doesnt matter.

for the front, you can use drop/cut/collapsed(heated) coils, and drop beams, thats it.


and the back, you can mono leaf it (use the longest leaf ONLY in the entire leafpack) or use a flip kit, id stay away from blocks on a lowered truck, they murder your pinion angle.
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Old 07-05-2010, 08:47 PM
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Default Re: how low can i get with just springs & flipkit

I'd stay away from doing anything "Cheap" Save up and do it right. Get beams and a flip kit, don't half ass it and monoleaf it with blocks that's stupid.
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Old 07-06-2010, 07:16 PM
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modifying a beam suspension more than 2 inches in any direction will cost you money, it doesnt matter.

for the front, you can use drop/cut/collapsed(heated) coils, and drop beams, thats it.


and the back, you can mono leaf it (use the longest leaf ONLY in the entire leafpack) or use a flip kit, id stay away from blocks on a lowered truck, they murder your pinion angle.
so i need beams to get lower than 2inches in the front?
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Old 07-06-2010, 07:20 PM
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yep
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Old 07-11-2010, 08:54 AM
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yep
X2 I heated mine and what you see is about as low as it will get without having no suspention travel at all!
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Old 07-11-2010, 09:10 AM
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bag it!
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Old 07-11-2010, 03:33 PM
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Default Re: how low can i get with just springs & flipkit

Up front you can go up to 3" with cut coils/drop springs. But you would have to buy dual adjustable 4* camber bushings. When I had 3" cut coils with stock beams and 3.5* bushings, I had some slight negative camber. With my current set up I have 3" drop beams, 3" cut coils, and the same 3.5* bushings. The camber isnt that bad.
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Old 07-11-2010, 05:25 PM
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i would never heat coils to lower, very bad way, could weaken the coils causing them to break
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Old 07-12-2010, 10:11 AM
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Up front you can go up to 3" with cut coils/drop springs. But you would have to buy dual adjustable 4* camber bushings. When I had 3" cut coils with stock beams and 3.5* bushings, I had some slight negative camber. With my current set up I have 3" drop beams, 3" cut coils, and the same 3.5* bushings. The camber isnt that bad.
yea my camber is way off ,,it would be cheaper to buy bushings than beams......i have about a 3" drop now and am stay that way cant afford beams,,,,as long as i dont have a big wheel gap am good...


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