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Unread 08-15-2012, 11:14 PM   #1
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upper or lower adjustable control arms

I've been looking and looking but do you need both upper and lowers for a larger lift or can you sneak awaywith only the uppers?

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Unread 08-16-2012, 07:15 AM   #2
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Both. Nobody said lifting a grand was cheap. Especially if you are at four inches or more.
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Unread 08-16-2012, 07:25 AM   #3
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you can lift it 6-8" on stock control arms. just don't take it off the jack stands....
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Unread 08-16-2012, 08:53 AM   #4
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Just get an all 8 kit it's cheeper.
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Unread 08-16-2012, 09:29 AM   #5
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With a full blown short arm kit you are only a few hundred away from a long arm kit.
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Unread 08-16-2012, 05:38 PM   #6
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how large of a lift are you talkin?
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Was aiming for 5 but if thats the limit, ill go big and do a real kit
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Do it big!
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Unread 08-16-2012, 07:22 PM   #9
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I personally got fixed lowers that were the length I needed and got adjustable uppers to be able to dial in the pinion angles. If you are lifting it 5" or more then you better get your wallet out and get a long arm kit. Then plan on getting your wallet out again to buy all the stuff that the kit didnt come with to make it perfect (if your a picky bastard like me).
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Unread 08-16-2012, 08:06 PM   #10
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Was aiming for 5 but if thats the limit, ill go big and do a real kit
im on 5 with adjustable front lowers
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