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    Ok i read all the threads for dropping 4x4..

    Ok guys i read all the threads for dropping a 4x4 and i seen mixed feelings etc.. here is what i got and i need some feedback for my best option.....

    I have a 98 GMC jimmy. ( I DONT REAALY CARE IF I CANT USE MY 4X4 ANYMORE)

    I wanna drop it the easiest way done right. i read over and over use the keys or do the torsion trick frankly i like the keys because i read over and over that i can install the beltech keys and get 3.5 drop right out of it.

    i wanna ge atleast 4 inches total.. but i have a 4 dr and want it to look even and right. i dont have alot of experience in dropping trucks. so i need some feedback. how much is this gonna cost. should i go with 3" drop leafs in back or 3" blocks or 2" leafs and 1" block?

    ALSO ARE the 4x4 wheel base diferent from a 2wd? i read somewhere that the wheel spacing is diferent on a 2wd do i benefiet for having a 4x4 to use rims without spacer? any feedback would be great guys!
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    here u go

    ur gonna wanna do 3in springs and 3in block in rear cus the rear sits higher than front and the whole drop kit from belltech would b like 300 with drop shocks
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    belltech keys will yield you 3 - 4.5 inches depending on how much you crank on the torsion bar mounts of if you leave them completly out..

    to get your ride level usually your best bet to drop the rear one more inch than what you drop the front..

    keys will run you $120
    shocks probly another $120

    the rear you have soem options.. depending on you drop...since you said you woudl liek three here is what your options are to level your truck out the the front...

    3 inch drop leafs, with a 1 inch blocks (not sure how much they cost)

    or just pain 3 inch block.. ($25)


    2wd rims on a 4wd will work however .. the offsets are way diff they will stick out like crazy.... however 4wd rims on 2wd with spacers will work, but thats nto what your dealing with..
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    dont put 2wd wheels on ur 4x4 u will fuck up ur tie rods and all that shit sooner or later my buddy had that happen

    just do it right the first time

    get the keys up front, and blocks in teh back, my truck was 3.5 infront and 3 in back. and it looked great
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    this is all you need killer:

    http://www.stylinconcepts.com/part.a.../categoryid/30

    on sale too! :bigthumb:
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    ok yea i saw that kit before now i can still use the same keys if i wanna go lower like 4-4.5 inches and just change my blocks or leafs right?

    so lets say i wanna lower the front 4.5 what should i do for the back?

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    yeah those keys will drop you to the ground in the front (bolts to low, couldn't remove the jack, lol)

    Blocks will be fine for the back. Get a good pair of shocks!
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    can you recommend some nice stiff shocks? (not to pricey)

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    don't forget new bump stops and you might wanna look into a SD.com bolt in noch or fab something yourself. iam dropped 4" up fromt and 5.5" in the rear. and she sits nice and level:bigthumb:

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    yeah just take a hack saw or a sawzall and cut the rear bump stops in half thats all

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    thyat kit come with new bumpstops
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    thos bumpstops sucked

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    they were poly, how did they suck?
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    dont worry i like them black too. :omg:
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    to small, didnt do anything

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