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Whats Needed for a complete 6" Lift

I tried searching for some info but didn't get all the answers I wanted.

Other than the obvious springs, blocks, hangers or whatever you use to achieve the "lift" what else is needed to complete the system?

Also I am looking at Sky Manufacturing's rear shackle flip that gives you 4.5" lift. So if my truck is stock would I buy 6" front springs to level it or 4.5" springs?
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I wouldn't use a rear shackle flip I'd get 5" Icon or Deaver lift springs..better ride.

Question is how high do you want to go? Then the answer to what else you will need is easy.
4.5" rear lift you would need 8" front springs to level+- plus, drop links,U bolts, pitmad arm,drop track bar bracket, adj track bar, driveshaft mods, carrier bearing drop kit...

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front box kit which should consist of what was already listed except adjustable track bar.I don't think its really necassary for a 6in.and shocks of course.I like the looks of the Icon front box kit and there shocks.Check out trucktoyzperformance.com

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A adjustable track bar is not needed, you just need a drop down relocation bracket. For a 6 inch lift you need front 6 inch springs, 6 inch drop down track bar relocation mount, a drop down pitman arm, a 4 or 4 1/2 inch block with or without a add a leaf depending what size block you go with and longer shocks of course. This setup will get you 6 inches and about as level as you can be. There are a lot of good kits out there. I bought an 8 inch kit form Fabtech. I am happy with it. I installed it myself in a day. Get a buddy though some of those big heavy parts are hard to position them where you need them.
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If the drop down bracket is made for the exact lift then of course you won't need a adj track bar.
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