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#1 CheaterSlick


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Posted 25 March 2011 - 06:03 PM

Hey guys i really need to know how to lower a truck.


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Posted 25 March 2011 - 06:08 PM

please be more specific,there are many ways to do it just depends on the kit.

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Posted 26 March 2011 - 03:46 AM

First, get a bigger tank...

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Posted 26 March 2011 - 03:50 AM

cut springs, relocate the axle. Z the frame....all those will work...Now Alex..a little more info..what truck, what style..lowrider or hot rod??Heres a few that were lowered...all different ways!

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Posted 26 March 2011 - 03:58 AM

the simplest way to lower the rear is to take the axle and put it on top of the springs rather then the springs on top of the axle

you can also sand down the mounting paint of the axle to give it a little more

on the front you might be able to turn the spindles upside down
but you might have to cut the mounting point of and reglue them on a lower spot

this is for street trucks, if your building a lowrider you need to get more radical, open up the bed and Z the frame
none of which i can help you with

#6 Jared Roach

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Posted 26 March 2011 - 05:13 AM

On the front of this I cut out the engine mount, cause it was way too low, and chopped the springs down to seem like lowering springs. On the rear I moved the axle on top of the leave springs, and put some blocks under there. It really depends on the truck and the style of build you are going for, be more specific and we could help you out better.

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