lift spindles

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by 1slols1, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. 1slols1

    1slols1 Rockstar

    was looking at getting the rough country 3 inch spindles for my truck, have seen the kit with the blocks and the shocks, but was thinking about going a different route with my shocks, so i am just gonna buy the spindles. my question is do you get stock size shocks?, or do you get shocks for a 3 inch lift?, or since i already have the daystar leveling kit in the front do i get shocks for 5 inches of lift? just trying to figure it all out since everything seems to work with stock springs, so i dont know why you would need longer shocks. please some one give me the right advise so i dont blow out a shock or buy the wrong size. thanks guys!!!!!!
  2. 04sierracrewcab

    04sierracrewcab Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    i believe thats correct!
  3. 1slols1

    1slols1 Rockstar

    which is correct?
  4. 04sierracrewcab

    04sierracrewcab Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    sorry I didnt make that clear
    5inch lift shocks.

  5. ct9a

    ct9a Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    You want longer shocks to match the suspension. This way you get the proper travel length, best ride and best articulation. Plus, aftermarket shocks are just cool.
  6. Pete95Sierra

    Pete95Sierra Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    i say go with a 5" lift shock as well. but dont go with rough country ones. they are not very good. I say go Bilstein or rancho

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