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    Rear Suspension

    A buddy and me are building and g body car and he has put and air bag on just the right rear of the car to help get traction off the launch. i have seen this only a few times and never looked in to it, but i was wondering if this is really effective could it work on a blazer and is there possibly and cheaper way than an air bag.

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    its for preload.. as for cheaper.. im not positive what they cost but i know a few VERY fast s-10/blazers running *slide a links* with very good results.. you should look into them they mount to the leaf springs and the axle perch somewhat like tradional slapper bars but there completely different..
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    I installed a set of Slide-a-links over xmas break and i can say that all wheel hop was virtually eliminated. I was running Belltech 3in. lowering leafs and they were extremely soft and I had terrible wheel hop an would hit bumpstops constantly. The Slide-a-links can be set for the street or preloaded for the track very easily. They do cost a little more than the traditional slapper bars but in my opinion ar worth it

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    i have seen those slide a link bars. haven't seen anyone around me running those. they seem really expensive 300 dollars is alot but i guess its worth it.

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    You have any more info on those slide a links? I run 3 inch blocks in the rear and was looking into something like that.
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    well worth the money..... and for those people with an 81 s-series they will fit yours too LMFAO
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    I made a set like them (without the rubber biscuit) for my ice car. And let me tell u they work awesome. I made them for less than $100. I am going to make a set for my blazer when i get working on it again.

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    if you make a set for your blazer i suggest using a piece of polyurethane *or something similar* that is a crutial part
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    Do they cause clearance problems? loos like they would. My truck is low so I am a lil woried bout that. using big blocks would those still work?
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    So wait...one kit has two of those or do you only need one?
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    ... uhm you need both.. one for each leaf spring..
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    Just out of curiosity; does the shock bolt to that thing? I know that picture may not be the S-series version but it looks like it replaces the plate on the bottom of the leaf spring pack and uses those U bolts instead.

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    Yeah, it replaces the bottom plate on the springs and the shocks bolt on to it. I've got a set on my blazer.

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    alot of people are running these on syclone's and typhonn's. they said they love them. best bang for the buck. once i save up im going to get a set. then im changing to coil overs up front
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    those r the excact same things i made. except with a few extra holes in the bracket for alittle more adjustablity. i put an extra set of holes in the spring brackets 1" lower cause i figured it would give me more leverage. and i dont think i need thr rubber in them cause you can set the pre-load on them.

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