Lift Kit, or Lowering Kit [Expired Topic]

Discussion in 'Chevy Suburban Forum (GMC Yukon XL)' started by TrailLeadr, Jun 30, 2005.

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  1. TrailLeadr

    TrailLeadr Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Just curious to know what the members prefer.

    Myself, I think any vehicle that's lowered is basically a waste.
    But I'm not here to make enemies, so if lowering is your thing, that's good.
    On the other hand a 6 inch lift is obnoxious (again just my opinion)

    I plan on a 3 inch lift at the most, I think anything more than that would just look bad.

    Cast your vote!
  2. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan The Sheriff Staff Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I like to try to go places that I shouldn't. Extra ground clearance is always a plus!
  3. MN_Burbon

    MN_Burbon Rockstar 100 Posts

    Kinda depends on the point of the ride, my suburban I am probably going to lift just a little bit, on the other hand my 1946 chevy pickup street rod is going to sit in the weeds on air bags.
  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Body lift or suspension lift????

    On the subject of lift kits.....What is the prefered method? obviously there's a huge price difference between body kits, and suspension kits. I realize theres an issue of safety when it comes to any kit, since the center of gravity is much higher than before. But I think I want to go with the safest option. Just curious what the general feeling is about which is better. (body or suspension)
  5. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan The Sheriff Staff Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Suspension lift all the way if you can afford it. Get bigger tires as well to help counter the higher center of gravity. Allows you to get over bigger logs and obstacles too that the body lift doesn't allow.
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