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Lifting the rear

I want to lift the rear of my truck 4 inches. I was thinking add a leaf and a shackle... Will that lift it about 4 inches?? i will have to get longer shock right?? Does any one have an aal or shackles they would like to sell? Or shocks??

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Pro comp AALs

bigger blocks you could do..

dunno bout the shackles or the shock question..

fabtech makes a 5.5 lift for your truck i think..correct me if im wrong

go big or go home
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chevy leafs.. i think thats a 3" lift or somthing around there... then just throw in a block....
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i got chevy leafs!!!

it does raise it up quite a bit...
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hes on the right jsut so you know...
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do they require any modification? or do you just slap them on there and drive up a rock
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yea.. alot of modification!! i had to move the whole spring pirch forward... and inorder to really get to it, i had to take the bed off...
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but what did you do upfront?
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get the pro comp AAL from summit racing, someone directed me to it, got it in the mail yesterday and installed them on my spare springs...Will be posting apic of them when i get them on this weekend..

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I have a 3 inch body lift... and 3 inch spindles in the front.. and i odnt want prerunner style... i want to use my bed and not get a saggy rear end.. My freind has 3 inch blocks on hie ranger and he said he gets axel wrap, so i odnt want to do blocks.. and i want a stiffer rear suspension so i willl do aal's ... but i astill want the rear a little bit higher... so shackles too?
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