lowering a 97 suburban

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by Drigo83, May 16, 2008.

  1. Drigo83

    Drigo83 New Member

    i was wondering on how would i disconnect the 4wheel drive on a 97 k1500 suburban, i wanna lower the truck and eventually instale air bag suspension kit. please leave answers to help me out i would really appreciate it, thanks
  2. tbplus10

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

    To disconnect the 4wd you need to remove the front driveshaft. The halfshafts (or CV shafts) must stay in.
    Lowering the suspension can be achieved by adjusting the the torsion bars.
    Truthfully I'd never recommend lowering a 4wd, this isnt because I'm a fan of 4X4's, the suspension on a 4wd just doesnt do well when you try to lower them. You'd be better off finding a 2wd and installing an airbag system. In the end I think you'll be happier with the ride and spend less money to get where you wanna be.

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