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    so, there shouldn't be a diffrecne
    If it aint low, it better be fast!!!!!!

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    I don't consider a 4x4 blazers handling all that great to begin with.


    What is you end goal?

    Are you going for a slightly static lower V8'ed corner carver that will see some strip action or ?



    You have already indicated price is a concern, so are things like brakes (might be a real issue) and rear axle upgrades planned?

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    a nice street machine, daily driver. that sort of thing. but i due have some long curvy road near me, but mainly a summertime daily.
    If it aint low, it better be fast!!!!!!

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    4WD has shorter control arms and the front is suspended with torsion bars instead of coil springs. 4WD can limit your wheel choices, but lately it seems that problem might be better with the later model vehicles having zero to no scrub radius.

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    Handle without the 4wd stuff? I dont think i can tell a difference. But it does handle pretty good for a blazer. You;ll be able to rail corners with some stickey tires.:D There's suprisingly not much body roll.


    89' S10 blazer 4wd: 355, 650 dp, rpm intake, comp 282 roller cam, modified vortecs, T56 Six speed, 8.8 ls rear, headers, x-pipe, spintech pro street mufflers, and......AC

    Blazer burnout video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP7iLypoDI4

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    thanks:cool:
    If it aint low, it better be fast!!!!!!

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    Originally posted by Superbee
    Handle without the 4wd stuff? I dont think i can tell a difference. But it does handle pretty good for a blazer. You;ll be able to rail corners with some stickey tires.:D There's suprisingly not much body roll.
    what do you have for sway bar and lowering


    my 4dr body 92 sucks, but I probably am too lazy to change it since its just a winter beater.

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    3in leafs and 2inch block, well i dont think i have any blocks in there now, with slapper type traction bars and monroe shocks. Up front i just let the key down and have belltech socks, riding on sumitomo tires. Oh and stock front sway bar, but when it warms up im going to put the 8.8 sway bar on the rear. I think the main part is just the low center of gravity now, and the traction bars seem to help body roll in the rear??


    89' S10 blazer 4wd: 355, 650 dp, rpm intake, comp 282 roller cam, modified vortecs, T56 Six speed, 8.8 ls rear, headers, x-pipe, spintech pro street mufflers, and......AC

    Blazer burnout video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP7iLypoDI4

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    my rear sway bar helped the traction of the 8 blazer, forces the rear to use the left rear more.

    bitch to get exactly right, this pic shows how I curved and have preload straps on the traction bars.


    http://www.blazinlow.com/forum/attac...&postid=636074


    BTW, notice Superbee has an 8.8" and I have a 9",

    coincidence ;)

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    Originally posted by bigjsp
    BTW, notice Superbee has an 8.8" and I have a 9",

    coincidence ;)


    :rofl:


    One thing im not sure on, when your mounting a sway bar, how do you know how much tension you need on it??


    89' S10 blazer 4wd: 355, 650 dp, rpm intake, comp 282 roller cam, modified vortecs, T56 Six speed, 8.8 ls rear, headers, x-pipe, spintech pro street mufflers, and......AC

    Blazer burnout video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP7iLypoDI4

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    here it is

    here is the truck i was tellin you about !

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...4733469&rd=1,1
    2007 silverado crew cab static drop (5.3) ss 22's
    1998 2500 HD 3" lift w/33" Nitto M/T (5.7)
    1992 s-10 lt1 350 air ride (5.7)
    2011 Chevy traverse LTZ

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    Originally posted by Superbee
    :rofl:


    One thing im not sure on, when your mounting a sway bar, how do you know how much tension you need on it??
    what do you mean by sway bar tension?


    you either buy a bigger or smaller diameter sway bar. The only other adjustment is to change to softer or harder bushings to allow more or less give.

    On a street vehicle there is no preload since the bar moves in unison and must be capable of left or right turns

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    where would one get a bigger sway bar?
    If it aint low, it better be fast!!!!!!

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    What i meant was, ive never just set a sway bar in place and bolted it up, its always, bolt one end, push up really hard on the other and drive it up with the bolt. since there was a little bit of tension.


    89' S10 blazer 4wd: 355, 650 dp, rpm intake, comp 282 roller cam, modified vortecs, T56 Six speed, 8.8 ls rear, headers, x-pipe, spintech pro street mufflers, and......AC

    Blazer burnout video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP7iLypoDI4

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    Originally posted by 3gencyco
    where would one get a bigger sway bar?
    mine is off an Xtreme, I stumbled across it for cheap ( free) when someone was replacing a rear and didn't have mounts.

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