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Old 04-28-2016, 03:17 PM   #1
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Default Belltech lowering kits

First off, I'm new to this but I have help from some knowledgeable friends. I'm looking to drop my '97 hardbody and found a Belltech kit with shocks that looks promising. I was wondering if anyone has tried such a kit and could give me some feedback. Thanks!
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Old 04-29-2016, 10:18 AM   #2
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I am not a personal fan of lowered trucks, but I know how to link findings:

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If that is not yours, please speak up.

Belltech is a brand name that has been around forever. I'd expect quality stuff from them.
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Thanks for the reply. That's actually the kit I was looking at lol
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Kewl man I am looking for a lift kit so we could be brahs!?Brah!

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That kit seems overpriced. You can get the spindles from stillen for $230, steel blocks off eBay for $80ish, and shocks should be around $40/each. Total of about 470.
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That kit seems overpriced. You can get the spindles from stillen for $230, steel blocks off eBay for $80ish, and shocks should be around $40/each. Total of about 470.
Saving money's always good... Any thoughts on what kind of shocks to look at i.e. brand, size, etc?
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For the rear if you run blocks, you don't need shorter shocks, if I were to do it over again I'd get air shocks for the adjustability. Up front I'm currently running belltech nitro 2 drop shocks, not sure what others are out there.
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Rancho has good shocks
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Default Suspension done

Ended up going with a Belltech kit and added 3" drop leaf springs. After spring installation decided against the drop block that came with the kit because of clearance issues. Also added 15x8 Cragar rims on 205/15 tires. Tinted all the windows at 5% and plasti dipped the bumpers, grill, door handles and gas tank door. Trying to decide between sway bars to complete suspension or a cat-back exhaust for more power and a dope ass sound... Suggestions?
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Finish the suspension. Get alot more out of that than the exhaust work.
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