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I have a couple of questions about it.

First off, my options. I'm planning on making my own kit. Whether it be shackels or blocks or whatever. I'd like to go for 3 or 4 inches. So which would be the ideal route to go. I do however have to get the back right spring re-arched, and I've been told its not worth doing. So I may end up looking for new springs, in which case lift springs would probably be a good idea at that point.

And secondly, what would I have to do to accomodate it? Aside from new shocks and break lines I mean. Will I need a longer drive shaft, or have to drop my transfer case? Oh and steering, how much am I going to have to modify.

Thanks for any advice.
 

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It would help to know what year and model of Chevy you're planning on lifting.

Solid front axle Chevy's are easy to lift...the rear can be lifted by doing a shackle flip which will gain you 4" lift using the stock rear springs. Or you could use a 4" block. Blocks tend to cause axle wrap though. The front however I would purchase some 4" lift springs. Steering mod's for a 4" lift consist of a raised steering arm and not much else. Brake lines need to be either replaced with longer lines or the bracket relocated.
Driveshaft mod's with a 4" lift are none. The T-case should be dropped a little. Most people take the spacers from above the frame lip and move them underneath which lowers the T-case about 1". On a Blazer this would be more necessary than on a LWB pick-up.

The Blazers can be a little finicky on driveline angles like anything short...

Make sure to check the frame area around the steering box...cracks are pretty common in that area.

You'll also need longer shocks. A lot of guys will relocate the rear shocks for beter flex, travel and ride.

I'd look into a kit and save the headaches...Chevy solid axle lift kit's are cheap.

Rene

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