Ordered 2.5" lower strut spacer and have a question...

Discussion in 'Lifted Supension - Z71 & 4x4' started by Clnorton90, Jun 17, 2017.

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    Clnorton90 TYF Newbie

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    Did some looking around and decided to go with a 1" rear spacer and a 2.5" lower front. However, I was reading and I was unaware that apparently it's not the best to go over 2 inches on a lower spacer, and that its not a true 2.5" but the lift will be less height? I don't understand how that works, I would figure that 2.5" on either side would be the same. I have 285/70/17 duratracs I'm going to be putting on and want to make sure I'm not going to be cussing or dealing with a lean in the front or back. Any help is greatly appreciated!
     
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    Nothing... Just a small one time donation of only one minute of your time can help a member in Texas.
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    I can't help you from experience, but there are about a gazillion threads on leveling. Have you thoroughly searched and read?
     
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    You can use a 2" spacer on the lower side and not any higher because it will hit the CV shaft. A 2" lower spacer only measure 1" thick too as the design of suspension will double the thickness height in lift. So a 1/2" spacer will lift 1" at fender. I doubt your spacer is true 2.5" lift if so it will measure 1.125" thick and run the risk of hitting the CV.
     

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