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Old 06-27-2015
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Rough Country leveling springs installed

Hi everybody- Been lurking here for a while, haven't done much posting.

Recently picked up a nice '97 2.3 4cyl 5speed for daily commuting. I don't plan for much on this truck in terms of suspension, just a mild leveling kit for now and maybe some 30x9.50 down the line.

I just installed the Rough Country leveling springs and some P235 75R15s. The springs gave the truck a little over 1.5" of lift, but leaves a little to be desired in terms of leveling.

For those with coil spacers (Daystar for example). Are you getting more than ~1.5" of front lift?

Any ideas how to lift the front further without the need for drop brackets? The limit is around 2" correct?

Appreciate any and all feedback!
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Old 06-28-2015
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you have the twin traction beam suspension

which is far superior to the more modern upper and lower a-arm setup

you can easily install up to 8 inch lift springs in the front end
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