This might be the drop that made the spindle famous, the 4/6 C1500 kit. Using the spindle with drop coil springs to put together a 4″ front drop has been done countless times, probably more times than any other lowering technique! The only bug-a-boo is occasional wheel interference issues. Go grab any Truckin’ or Streetrucks magazine and you guaranteed a 4/6 install kit on a 88-98 C1500!
A “flip kit” moves the rear axle from beneath the leaf spring to on top of the spring. Nothing is really “flipped” and this is the best way to drastically lower the rear end of most trucks! You will need to “C-notch” your frame for provide suspension travel and DJM includes frame support brackets to reinforce your frame as well as DJM’s exclusive pinion adjustable axle brackets
CALMAX SuperShocks are the best choice for your project. Here you can choose the correct front shock to work with these DJM parts. The 4 inch front drop means you need a shorter shock. Calmax Supershock part number 1315 is the perfect choice!
In case your wondering why 2 different shock part numbers in the rear? Your factory shock mounts are staggered, one in front and one behind the rear axle, since your going to the trouble to lower why not have the optimum length shock for each side! Calmax Supershock number 2000 is for the drivers side.
In case your wondering why 2 different shock part numbers in the rear? Your factory shock mounts are staggered, one in front and one behind the rear axle, since your going to the trouble to lower why not have the optimum length shock for each side! Calmax Supershock number 2200 is for the passenger side.
Johnny Cash wrote a song about collecting a bunch of good working parts that were not designed to work together and found it doesn’t always end well! Don’t believe me, click up there! (Turn up your speakers) You can build a radical engine by combining parts made by different manufactures but you really have […]
While control arms might be considered the horizontal members of the front end, spindles would be the vertical member that ties the control arms together. Both upper and lower control arms attach themselves through ball joints to the spindle. This is a cast iron part where the machined “axle” is located. The wheel bearings and brake rotors […]
The first thing to get off the table regarding “flip kits” is nothing is actually flipped! Simply put a flip kit moves the axle from beneath the leaf spring to on top of the leaf spring. The devil is in the details here and how its done is very important. When you place your axle […]