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  1. Fabtech 3 inch spindle lift on 2005 GMC Canyon

    Lifting
    Hello all. I’m looking to put a Fabtech 3 inch spindle lift on my 2005 Canyon, the kit comes with rear shackles and I was wondering if anyone else is running this on their vehicle and if it levels the truck out or if there’s still some rake.
  2. Advice on my lift setup

    Lifting
    Hey guys, for the past few weeks I've been looking at various lifting options for my '04 Chevy Colorado Z71 2WD that are not only cost effective, but also are not going to tear up my suspension. Originally my plan was going to go include a Skyjacker Add-a-leaf, MAXX torsion keys, new torsion...
  3. rear axle/leaf springs flip

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    Has anyone flipped the rear axle under the leaf springs or know anything about it? On my truck the axle sits above the leafs so I believe it is possible to flip this to sit how the full size trucks do. I have a broken leaf spring that needs to be changed soon anyway so I am thinking of doing...
  4. Rough Country 2.5" and PA 3" together

    Lifting
    So, I am in the process of looking at lifting my truck. I came across these two and I am wondering if you can combine them to get 5.5" of lift or if I am just an idiot for thinking this was possible. Any insight on which one to do first? I'm guessing the rough country, but I could easily be...
  5. 2WD Z71 Lifting Suggestions??

    Lifting
    Whats up everyone!? Fairly new to the site and a complete newb when it comes to parts and installation other than a CAI and car audio :bow2: So basically looking to get maybe 2-3" of lift on my 04' GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 2WD. My stance right now is 34" from the ground to the fender well in the front...
  6. Putting on a 5" lift this week sitting on 33s!

    Lifting
    Sometime this week I'm gonna be putting on 3" front lift spindles Ball joint plates 2" billet coil spacer And 2" lift shackles in the rear. I have a set of 33" Goodyear Wranglers sitting on a 17" procomp wheel. Will update when process starts if requested. :th_woot:
  7. Body Vs. Suspension

    Lifting
    So, I'm pretty new to owning a truck, and just recently decided that I wanted to lift it. Mostly, I'm in it for the aesthetics. That is, I like the look of a properly lifted and proportionally lifted truck. I'm not trying to spend thousands immediately, so a body lift appeals to me. On the flip...
  8. looking for new ideas

    Lowering
    hey guys. i am new to the 355 scene. i am looking to do something to my colorado that hasnt been done before or is not easily done. i have seen some threads on 4 link and rear disc brakes. i work at a fab shop here in idaho. my boss is interested in making some kits if there is enough people...
  9. 5" CST lift kit

    Lifting
    I have a 5" CST cast spindle lift and I am trying to trade it for some SS rims....I also have the 1" rear shackle for the back..
  10. lifting void warrenty??

    Lifting
    k i want to get my truck lifted or lowered which ever ones cheaper. second well any of that void my warranty ?? THANKS ALSO what kinda things well void your warranty because i was thinking of getting like new seats and maybe a steering wheel...
  11. New Member Here

    New Member Introductions
    I am brand new to this site. I have a colorado zq8 Black. If anyone can give me ideas on what to do would be appreciated. I would like to lift it and put some nice rims and tires on it.
  12. How To: Cut a body mount

    How-To: Chassis & Suspension
    Disclaimer The community here at 355nation.net urges you to please use caution and seek professional assistance when performing modifications to your vehicle. Before attempting any modification it is advised that you refer to your Colorado or Canyon service manual or contact a certified mechanic...
  13. How To: Install AirLift Bag Spacers on a Lifted Z71 with AAL

    How-To: Chassis & Suspension
    Disclaimer The community here at 355nation.net urges you to please use caution and seek professional assistance when performing modifications to your vehicle. Before attempting any modification it is advised that you refer to your Colorado or Canyon service manual or contact a certified mechanic...
  14. Shock Issues

    Lifting
    SON OF A BITCH!!! I finally got my Add-a-leaf from UPS. that actually showed up on time. I'm pissed though cuz the dumbasses at Rancho Tech support told me the RS5301 were correct for the front. I found out ( after driving home) that the damn things have ears on top and our trucks take...
  15. Help..lifting suggestions

    Lifting
    I am totally new to trucks and I just bought an 04 colorado crew cab ZQ5 2wd...And I was thinking about getting a cst 5" lift kit, with a fabtech 3" inch body lift (or swindel lift)...what do you all think? Thanks
  16. Chassis rust

    Lifting
    I am new to trucks and my chassis is really rusty what could I do about that so the truck doesnt look like crap when its raised?
  17. Suspension Lifts, Products, and Part Numbers

    Lifting
    This is going to be a complete list of components needed to lift your ride, right now it is a work in progress, feel free to contribute: Skyjacker: CC421KS 3.5 Liter L5; 2 Wheel Drive 4 Lift Height (in.) CC421KS 2.8 Liter L4; 2 Wheel Drive 4 Lift Height (in.) CC421K 3.5 Liter L5; 2 Wheel...
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