Considered by most to be the best way to lower trucks and suv’s, Calmax control arms by DJM are available in several different drop amounts for the C1500. In this case were looking at a 3″ drop with the arms, using the factory spring and factory length shock. Full suspension travel with the original spring rate and lowered 3″ is a pretty good deal.
Everyones favorite 4″ hanger / shackle kit in the rear and you have a 3 / 4 drop that looks great with any wheel and tire combo, rides great and won’t break the bank!
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 1415 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 […]
Control arms or “A” arms or maybe “wishbones” are the components that attach the spindle/brake assembly to the frame. In almost every case there is an upper and lower arm. The lower arm is the big one, supporting the weight of the front end through a spring or torsion bar. The lower arm is where […]
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. […]