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Old 02-22-2012, 10:29 PM
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SO I was wondering................I have a set of 4" lift springs that came off my half ton Chevy blazer.......I know my front wagoneer springs are 46" long.........my 4" chevy lift springs are 46" long............would the chevy springs work on the wagoneer? I know the waggy springs are 22.5x24.5 and my chevys are 23.5x23.5. The only difference I can see is the offset between the center pins being unequal on the wagoneer.
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:30 PM
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2nd question would be IF they even fit would they provide any lift?
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:44 PM
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I'm not the greatest person to answer this, but I'll give it a whack.

If the springs are the same length, eye to eye, and they're the same width, and the only difference is the center pin offset, it would work but it would move your axle about .5" forward if my math is correct.

Can't tell you if they'll give you any lift or not. Compare the weights of the two trucks. It very well may end up riding horrible, even if it does fit.
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:57 PM
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I'm not the greatest person to answer this, but I'll give it a whack.

If the springs are the same length, eye to eye, and they're the same width, and the only difference is the center pin offset, it would work but it would move your axle about .5" forward if my math is correct.

Can't tell you if they'll give you any lift or not. Compare the weights of the two trucks. It very well may end up riding horrible, even if it does fit.


Thats what I was thinking, same length and same width so why wouldnt they? If anything it might push the front axle forward a tad bit which I could deal with but if it pushed them rearward then it would be a problem. As far as spring rate goes Im thinking that a half ton blazer and a wagoneer both with V8's would be close in weight.
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Old 02-22-2012, 11:02 PM
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looking at a diagram I think it would push the axle forward a tad bit which wouldnt be so bad, but now the question is will it provide ANY lift?
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Old 02-23-2012, 12:59 AM
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If you do a search on here, I read where someone is using 6" Chevy front springs SUA and he got 3" of lift that way. So you would probably wind up with approx. 8-9" of lift spring over on Chevy 4" springs.
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Old 02-23-2012, 11:15 AM
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did some extensive searching and I discovered that 4" chevy lift springs will work and would net approx 2" of lift if kept sprung under. I might use them because my waggy springs are slowly bending into a S shape

Until I do my full width swap Im gonna go with 2" from the chev springs, a 1" shackle extension in the front for a total of 3" suspension and then cap it off with a 2" Body lift for a total of 5" and 33's
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Old 02-23-2012, 06:25 PM
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what are you doing in the back? I didn't see you mention anything about rear springs...
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Rear springs are easy to setup after the front sets the ride height.


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