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Old 10-27-2019, 09:58 PM   #1
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I'm new here, thanks for the add first and foremost. I have a 1995 Nissan Pickup and am planning on lowering it. What is the difference between flat and tapered blocks for the rear end and how do I know which ones I should go with?

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Old 10-28-2019, 01:17 AM   #2
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Welcome to infamous nissan! Pathfinders can’t be lowered with blocks because they have coil springs in the back with a link style suspension. As far as I know, nobody makes lowering springs for them. You may have to resort to cutting or heating the springs in the back and adjusting the torsion bars in the front. Maybe somebody else has some info on the possible availability of springs.
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Old 10-28-2019, 06:40 PM   #3
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I am guessing when you say tapered it is referring to what I know as angled drop blocks. I have seen people use either, my preference is anything over 3" is angled, under can be flat. Honestly though it more depends on the "temperament" of the truck. I have seen 4" flat drop blocks work great on one truck and then someone else with the same exact truck, down to the year and options, have to run angled blocks or bad vibrations and everything else.

People have done it but please do not stack any drop blocks, not that you would but bad things have happened.
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