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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-25-2014, 01:36 PM Thread Starter
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Well don't know if this is still an active community but I have some lift questions.

I already have the 2" Spacer Lift on my 2006 Limited Commander 5.7l. What I'm wondering is can I also do the EMU 2.5" Lift with the Spacers (since the EMU is shocks and springs) and will that give me 4.5" of lift?
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Mechanically I think it will work but you will have to move break lines and replace the upper control arms. Did you install the spacer lift ? How long ago?
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you cant double stack lifts due to the severe angles of the front suspension ie. cv shafts/tie rods. Some have double stacked lifts and found out the hard way that it isn't worth it.
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I don't have front CV Axles mine is only RWD
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I don't have front CV Axles mine is only RWD
You would still run into alignment problems.

Which spacer lift?

OME + rustys spacer could give you a total of 3" lift.


Spacer lift + bilstein 5100's could give you ~3-3.5" which might be ok.

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The main problem with running this setup in the front, is the extra stress put on the tie rods. This will lead to a broken steering rack, which is an expensive thing to replace. Really the limit is up front is a modified 3" lift, using OME HD springs combined with a small 1/4" on-top-of-strut spacer from rusty, rocky-road, etc. These results can also be obtained with bilstien 5100's + OME spring, as stated above.

As for the rear, there are a few of us running OME HD springs + 2" spacer, although I swapped in some used 4" SL springs for the same results. This gives around 4" of lift, and with just the OME HD spring+1/4" spacer up front, the rear sits about an inch higher than the front.

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