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Unread 06-02-2007, 09:13 PM   #1
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Superlift 1.75" lift kit or Skyjacker 2" inch lift kit??

I want to put on 32's as my next set of tires and have been looking in the quadratec catalog and see the 2 cheapest kits available, one made by superlift, the other made by skyjacker. The superlift kit is like about 30 or 40 dollars more expensive and I noticed it comes with a "rear pinion angle cam kit". First, can someone tell me what that is; I'm a little naive when it comes to this stuff. My friend is a mechanic and will be performing the lift and also the replacement of the tires as well. Could someone give me some advice on which kit is the better choice?? Thanks!

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Unread 06-02-2007, 10:26 PM   #2
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Not sure what lifts you are asking about but if it is a (BB) buget boost which are spacers that go on top of your existing spring they are all basicly the same just a spacer.

The main differance in the kits are the shocks. Skyjacker hydro`s are a good cheap shock or you could go with top of the line Old man emu.

With only a 2" lift there is no need for cam bolts and I have heard they dont work well.
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Unread 06-03-2007, 07:25 AM   #3
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Yes, these 2 kits are the BB kits in that they only include shocks, spring spacers and bump stops. The only thing is that the superlift kit included that the skyjacker kit did not was a rear pinion angle cam kit. I'm still not even sure what that is used for, but the kit was 40 bucks more because of it. Is there an advantage with going with that kit because of this extra item they have?
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i dont think you need the cam bolts with a 2 inch spacer kit. the skyjacker hydros are a decent shock. poly spacers are poly spacers and i think both companies get them from daystar anyway.
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Cam bolts fasten the lower control arm to the axle. They are made with washers that are drilled offset of center. By turning the bolt and washer assembly (there is a flat machined on the bolt and washer) you make the control arm center to center length longer or shorter. So you can spin the axle and set the pinion angle. They give you a little bit of adjustment. You nearly have that much slop in the holes. Pick the kit that has the shocks you want.
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Unread 06-03-2007, 04:18 PM   #6
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Alright sounds good, I appreciate the help you guys have been. I'll probably end up going with the skyjacker kit after all, but I was just curious about that extra item that came with the super lift kit.
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Unread 06-03-2007, 04:52 PM   #7
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I have been runing the Skyjacker 2" with hydro shocks for a month now.
Rides like stock perty much. Just 2" higher the Install was easy. I have no
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