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    Default What lift to use on a 1980 Suberban 4x4

    Hi all,I just purchased a 1980 GMC Suburban that has been in a heated garage for the last 22years . She has not been modified at all...oh ya 4x4...what is the best way to lift her? I'm thinking 4 inches ..Thanks

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    Jr. Apprentice
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    Jan 2013
    Virginia beach


    welcome you should find the right help here

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    Welcome to the club, it's good to have you here.

    2002 Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab SportSide: See Mods in My Garage

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    Moved to lifted and offroad suspension.

    1995 Silverado 4x4
    6" BDS Suspension Lift-3" Body Lift-Add A Leaf in rear -Trailmaster SSV Shocks-Duel Steering Stabilizer Kit -AirAid Cold air intake-
    4.56 Gears with Detroit Auburn Locker-Pro-Comp Traction Bars with duel shocks-Aluminum Skid Plate Kit-38.5" x 16.5" Mickey Thompson Baja Claws-Constant Dropping fuel gauge

    2005 Yukon XL Jet Power Programmer, Bilstein Shocks, Bilstein rear springs, Helwig Anti-sway bars, EGR Window Visors, EGR Hood Shield, Denali Headlights, Headlight harness upgrade, GE NightHawk Bulbs, White Night Rear lighting system, Russell Braided SS brake lines, PowerStop Brake pads, PowerStop cross drilled and Slotted Rotors,
    2002 Silverado ext cab 2wd (Sold)
    2003 Yukon XL (Totaled)

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    It's leaf springs front and rear right ? Just look at skyjacker and get full leaf replacements
    2009 chevy 1500 z71 4x4
    2.5 ccm level,2.5 inch rear blocks 305/60/18 coopers stt,Debadged,10 series flow w/dual exit in front or right rear tire, KN CAI, diablo InTune, 18% tint all the way around ,spec-d euro headlights with black housings,winjet smoke LED tail lights,putco LED third brake light smoked, fab fours front bumper with 10k warn winch, RK sports ram air hood
    1965 c10 swb, zz4 350 with the hot cam and fast burn heads and a 780 Holley on top, richmond super street 5 speed,restorod

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahmitchell1 View Post
    It's leaf springs front and rear right ? Just look at skyjacker and get full leaf replacements
    x2 on that. Just do a leaf swap. I have seen guys use add-a-leafs to get a few inches. You can typically get 1-2" with an add a leaf system and it costs less than $200.

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