What’s the most economical way to lower a C1500? Using drop coils in the front and a hanger / shackle kit for the rear can’t be beat price-wise. 3″ drop coils provide a noticeable drop in the front while not causing too many negative side effects. When using any drop coil you lose suspension travel, that means your ride may not be as good as using control arms or spindles. But they don't cost as much!
The rear hanger / shackle kit is the preferred way to bring the rear down keeping factory spring rate, important for carrying loads or towing!
CALMAX SuperShocks are the best choice for your project. Here you can choose the correct front shock to work with these DJM parts. The 3 inch coil spring front drop means you need a shorter shock. Calmax Supershock part number 1315 is the perfect choice!
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 […]
Coil springs and torsion bars are the easiest way to lower a truck. Let’s face it, you can for almost no money, either heat or cut coil springs. Torsion bars are even easier. Its so tempting, too many people have either turned back their torsion bars, or cut their springs and tried to live with […]
Rear leaf spring shackles are commonly used to “Level” trucks. For those of you who just can’t stand the “stink bug” look of factory stances, the lowering shackle is for you! Typical drop is two inches and fairly simple to install. You simply remove the factory shackle and replace it with a longer drop shackle. […]