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Chevy 1500 lift

Discussion in 'Guest Book' started by choor777, Apr 21, 2013.

  1. choor777

    choor777 New Member

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    Apr 21, 2013
    I just bought a 1997 Chevy 1500 longbed and I want to lift it 3". I just need a body lift and I'm looking for info. I'm looking to spend $200 or less. I want to be able to fit at Least 31" tires if not 33". What all do I need to do this? New shocks, brake lines? I need all the info I can get
  2. woody

    woody eternal noobie Staff Member

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    Oct 12, 2010
    Toquerville UT
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    most are about the same...be sure any body lift kit addresses the steering shaft and radiator/cooling (may not be needed, but be sure to check) :)

    Body lift shouldn't need anything done to the brakes or shocks, since it only effects the body/frame connection points. Just don't do the cheapest one, they sometimes skrimp on mount/hardware quality...