What is the most asked for drop amount in truck lowering history? Yes, you are correct a 4/6 kit. Made famous by the 88-98 C1500, a 4/6 kit is almost a standard. Here Calmax Control Arms are used with the factory spring to drop the front 4″ and a rear axle flip kit with frame supports gets you 6″ in the rear.
This is a very noticeable drop, heads will turn and when they do they won’t see a truck bouncing down the road with tires hitting fenders and passengers holding on for life! With this kit they will see a great looking truck riding smooth with hot wheels and tires and very happy people in the cab!
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 1800 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 1900 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 […]
1999 Chevy Silverado Suspension Drop by DJM 4/6 DJM Calmax Complete Drop Kit Install Originally published in 1999 1999 Silverado with 4/6 Calmax kit by DJM The essence of restyling is changing a stock vehicle from what the manufacturer considers beautiful to what the restyler thinks is better. Suspension modification is a good example. Consider […]