The 4/6 kit for the 88-98 C1500 is by far the most popular kit of all time. Ask any magazine guy, they will tell you theres a million articles out there on how to do it, what are you waiting for? Well you need a kit and the DJM Calmax kit has been one of the favorites! The combination of Calmax arms and coils springs up front net you out 4″ of drop without wheel clearance or alignment issues and we put this together with our DJM 6″ axle flip kit
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“We knocked a full ten seconds off our lap time” “Lowering a truck’s center of gravity will allow it to carve through corners with less body roll” That’s what Bob Ryder with STREETTRUCKS Magazine said when describing this 94 Chevy C1500 ‘s transformation from stock to a blast to drive! Check out the original article below!! […]