brainstorming LT headers, 4wd, and body lift kit

Discussion in 'Chevy C/K Truck Forum' started by jfsjr92, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. jfsjr92

    jfsjr92 New Member

    okay, so i have a 95 k1500. the previous owner disconnected the front driveshaft for the LT headers that are on the truck. in addition the truck has 33s and no lift. not much flexing going on. so my thought is buy a 3" body lift (money isn't exactly filling my wallet right now). i believe this should give the LT headers clearance so that I can put the driveshaft back on. I had read on another forum that somebody had a body lift kit and that they had clearnace for LT headers w/o removing their front driveshaft. any thoughts about this?
  2. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    A bodylift will not change the relationship of the headers and the suspension, a suspension lift may because it'll change angles and offer clearance or suspension components and the fram.
    The question is how much clearance and will it be enough to flex the truck out in the rough stuff.
  3. jfsjr92

    jfsjr92 New Member

    true, i havent taken a look under there because i dont have it yet, but another idea i had was if the crossover pipe was the problem, then just run true duals. ideas on this?
  4. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    X2, bodylift won't help you. Are you talking about the cross-over pipe hitting the driveshaft. If so just have a muffler shop make a new cross-over that goes over or under the driveshaft.

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    Can you take some pictures and post??
  5. jfsjr92

    jfsjr92 New Member

    I can't because I dont have the truck yet. I am trading my car for the truck and the boat and I should have it later this week.

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