GM Truck Club
Founded in 2004 ~ We're the #1 Chevy Truck & SUV Forum.
Silverado & Sierra | Tahoe & Yukon | Suburban & Yukon XL | SUV & CROSSOVER
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1

    Exclamation how do I make my own body lift for my truck

    I want to make my own body lift. I was thinking hockey pucks or square tubing. Do i have to lengthen any brake lines or steering linkadge if i do a 2 inch lift. I have a 2 inch block under the leafs and the torsion bars are turned up. Also what materials will i need to purchess. The truck is a 88 sierra single cab long box.

  2. #2
    Jr. Engineer Megasaurus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Dallas, Texas, United States
    Blog Entries


    @Outlaw19, oh, if you use hockey pucks please take pictures of that process. that's gonna be awesome.
    Rockwall, Texas

    2008 Suburban 4WD BEAST! plus a couple of other Chevy rides!

  3. #3


    There is a SUV in my area that I have heard is riding around on hockey pucks. Don't know if I would want to trust it myself, or how the lifespan would be on them. But I guess it seems possible. Good luck, hoping to see you get some informative answers.
    "The best things in life aren't things"

    2007 Chevy Silverado Classic 1500
    Ext Cab 4wd LT
    Check out my garage

  4. #4


    I hear Dr. OZ does tummy tucks and butt lifts. Maybe he can assist you ?????

    Serously why try to go on your own when so many kits have been engineered to protect against accidents and constant repair. Personally this is one area left best to engineers and technical folks that have all the equations figured out.
    2010 Chevy Silverado Z71 ext cab.4x4
    72 Monte Carlo 350-415 hp- sold (June 2011) to pay medical bills
    79 Impala 350 4bbl 375 hp- sold (June 2011)to pay medical bills

    "If He asks you to go a mile go two"

  5. #5


    Im just trying to save some money. A lift for my truck is $500 i have decided to use 2x3 inch steel tubing that i got for free. I am going for a 3 inch lift and i have done lots of research on it and everyone says the same. "Steel is stronger than plastic any day" and the steel tubing will outlast the truck.

Similar Threads

  1. #523. 73-87 Chevy GMC Pickup Truck K10 K20 3 inch Body Lift Kit
    By parts bot in forum Chevy Accessories eBay
    Replies: 0
    Last: 12-04-2011, 10:16 PM
  2. #10013,88-94 Chevy GMC Pickup Truck 3inch Body Lift Kit
    By parts bot in forum Chevy Accessories eBay
    Replies: 0
    Last: 12-04-2011, 10:16 PM
  3. Pictures of 2003-2006 Silverado Crew Cab with 6'' lift and 1.5, 2, or 3'' body lift?
    By StevenOrdodi in forum Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)
    Replies: 0
    Last: 08-29-2011, 06:02 PM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last: 01-21-2011, 06:00 PM
  5. Replies: 0
    Last: 01-17-2011, 11:53 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts