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post #1 of 8 Old 01-03-2008, 04:22 PM Thread Starter
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i have always been told you never put lift blocks in the front end of a truck. but lately ive had more than one person tell me that they run them on their trucks. am i wrong or are they about to run into some problems?
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I personally feel blocks in the front is a bad thing. I made new leaf spring hanger brackets for mine to raise the front and they have worked great.

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shimmy shimmy shimmy !! no good

traded it for an 06 dodge sorry
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+1 more for not good... plus for the price you would pay for a block and new u bolts you can get an add a leaf
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+1 more for not good... plus for the price you would pay for a block and new u bolts you can get an add a leaf
I also agree with raul, and for the money go with new leaf springs for the rear it will be worth it in the long run!!!

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When i bought my 01 i didn't pay attention to the lift (I was so excited to get a stroke). When i got it home i noticed it had 3in lift blocks front and rear....not steel ones but those cheap a$$ aluminum one like you lower small trucks with. They were all smashed and bent up. It is a wonder i got it home. I didn't drive it again till i put a 4in superlift on. i wish i had pictures of the blocks that came off that thing.

I say no to lift blocks in the front!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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i dont know about other states but in virginia , (if i am not mistaken ), it is against the law to have any form of lift block in the front .


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