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Unread 07-29-2011, 12:48 AM   #1
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How hard would ut be to add .5 of an inch

I am on a skyjacker 2.5 inch lift shackles and spacers how hard would it be to add .5 of an inch?

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Unread 07-29-2011, 07:26 AM   #2
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Difficult since you are achieving your current lift with the best ways to add a half inch of lift. Awful difficult to make it it to 3" of lift without springs since shackles and spacers max out at 2-2.5" of lift.

Depending on what your current setup is now, you could add an extra stock isolator to the front for an extra 1/2" there, but I'm not sure what to tell you about the back. Blocks are generally frowned upon since the stock leaf packs are so weak, and your existing shackle would probably add even more stress to the equation.
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Unread 07-29-2011, 10:01 AM   #3
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an .5 of inch of lift wouldnt be worth the hassle to add. man if your going to lift higher just go 3.5"-4.5" lift height then it be worth the hassle.
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Unread 07-29-2011, 02:19 PM   #4
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Well I think the perfect lift for me now would be 3" with 33s or 31s because I need allll the gas milage I can get out of it
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Unread 07-29-2011, 02:21 PM   #5
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Well I think the perfect lift for me now would be 3" with 33s or 31s because I need allll the gas milage I can get out of it
then you want 31s, which I think will clear on 2.5"
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Unread 07-29-2011, 02:23 PM   #6
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then you want 31s, which I think will clear on 2.5"
They will I'm trimming it up today
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Unread 07-29-2011, 02:37 PM   #7
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i had the same thing. the left was 1/2 inch higher. very easy fix, take a overload spring (the bottom one) and put it under the current one, if you have one. that should add 1/2 an inch
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Unread 07-29-2011, 09:50 PM   #8
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i had the same thing. the left was 1/2 inch higher. very easy fix, take a overload spring (the bottom one) and put it under the current one, if you have one. that should add 1/2 an inch
What would I do for the front
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Unread 07-29-2011, 11:04 PM   #9
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What would I do for the front
Add another coil spring isolator. They measure about 3/4".
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Add another coil spring isolator. They measure about 3/4".
Just put it on top of the one I have now? Ha sorry for the noob question
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Just put it on top of the one I have now? Ha sorry for the noob question
Yes you can stack them or use them just as you would a coil spacer.
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