Questions about a Blazer

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  1. trez157

    trez157 You can't trust freedom when it's not in your hand

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    I have an 04 Blazer and want to lower it. What does OT recommend?

    it's not 4X4 if that matters.
    I tried looking, but dont know what companies are good for domestics, since I have only owned imports before.

    IBthehate

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    yea we need more info...how much of a drop you looking for :wiggle:
     
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    go Belltech components from Summit Racing. Belltech makes awesome stuff and Summit always has it in stock and ships super fast, can't beat it.

    Depending on how low you want to go you're looking at anywhere from 300(2/3 drop) on up to $600(slammed). The 98+ blazer like yours uses a different style hub which is a bit more spendy then the regular truck spindles, those alone are around $260.
     
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    trez157 You can't trust freedom when it's not in your hand

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    Cool guys, I am looking for a probably 3 inch drop, nothing too extreme. Do you guys have pics of a 3 in dropped Blazer per chance? Also, what exactly do I need? What is this hub you speak of gmc? Why cant this be as easy as springs and shocks like my car? Thanks guys
     
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    trez157 You can't trust freedom when it's not in your hand

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    One more thing, what is the diff between a full size Blazer and an S-10 one? Is it the 4 vs 2 door thing?
     
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    3/4 drop = spindles and springs up front and blocks and a new leaf spring out back. someone correct me if im wrong :rolleyes:
     
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    when you say fullsize blazer you mean the old school ones that were HUUUUUUGGGGE:eek3:?
     
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    You can do just coils, but doing spindles and coils will help keep better steering geometry and wont give you much neg. camber... If you really wanted to do a cheap (..and ghetto) drop, you can do a 3/4 with coils and blocks.

    Your spindle is a bit different in the fact that you have a spindle and a seprate hub (that your tire bolts too) with trucks and older blazers its all one unit.

    As far as fullsize blazer vs. yours the name says it all... one (the earlier one) is fullsize, like a fullsize truck. It has nothing to do with doors, that totally different.
     
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    trez157 You can't trust freedom when it's not in your hand

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    Thanks for the help guys!
    I definately dont want to do a cheap set up, I dont mind spending extra if its gonna be way better. Thanks again
     
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    wellllll....if you got some extra cash laying around you could always bag it :o....but then if you did that, you'd have to go with 18/20 combo wheels....then eventually youll wanna go lower and end up body dropping it..and 15 grand later you still wont be happy with it :hs:



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    trez157 You can't trust freedom when it's not in your hand

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    this is probably very true
     
  12. AirForceOne

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    Full size Blazers were last made in the mid 90s, then they were simply 2 door Tahoe's. Full size Blazers are made off of the 1/2 ton full size chassis while S10s are made on the S10 platform. Full size Blazers are either C or K designation (c=2wd, K=4wd) while the S10 is the S10. Same thing goes for Yukons and Jimmys.
     
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    3 inches is not alot. The Blazers automatically sit 1 inch higher than the s10 trucks due to thier body mounts. With an overall 27 inch tall tire you'll still have some gap in the rear and 4 inches in back is pretty much as far as you can go without a notch (cutting the frame). I have a complete drop kit if youre interested.
     
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    trez157 You can't trust freedom when it's not in your hand

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    Which one and how much?
     

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