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Nice build. Idk if it helps but when I was doing the wiring On mine, I had to get all the right modules (tccm, bcm, etc) and have them powered up and reading the CANbus properly.

Unfortunately I’m thousands of miles away from my truck to send pictures
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I've got everything still hooked up in the stock locations but my front wheel sensors aren't the correct ones for the ABS system in this truck. I'm either going to have to revisit the front rotor/spacer recipe or just remove the ABS unit completely and continue to live with all the ABS/Stabilitrac/Airbag faults. I think as soon as I'm done playing with all the fun stuff like bumpers and lights I'll probably work on fixing the ABS sensor issue to make it all work right.
 

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Awesome build! About to start down this road myself. Did you use the factory stock K5 blazer springs out back? (Sorry if I missed this somewhere) Also, the stock shackle and spring mounts on the frame? One other question. Any way you can direct me to figure out the weight for figuring out the front coil overs? I have looked at all the formulas and watched several videos and I am not sure how all that works. Any guidance would be appreciated.
 

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Awesome build! About to start down this road myself. Did you use the factory stock K5 blazer springs out back? (Sorry if I missed this somewhere) Also, the stock shackle and spring mounts on the frame? One other question. Any way you can direct me to figure out the weight for figuring out the front coil overs? I have looked at all the formulas and watched several videos and I am not sure how all that works. Any guidance would be appreciated.
Yes, I used stock K5 blazer springs which use the stock spring mounts. I replaced the rear shackles with heavy duty aftermarket shackles and shortened them as much as possible to try to keep the height down.
Can't help you with the weight for coil overs. I used ORI struts that you can adjust for height and spring rate by adding nitrogen pressure. You will need a front sway bar with either set up to make it handle well on the road. I ended up using a Currie Anti-rock universal sway bar and had to do significant modifications to make it fit. It was a real pain but well worth it in the end.
 

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I ended up using a Currie Anti-rock universal sway bar and had to do significant modifications to make it fit. It was a real pain but well worth it in the end.
Any chance you could provide a few detailed photos of your sway bar setup? I’ve looked at those Anti-Rocks but wondered how they’d work out.
 

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Any chance you could provide a few detailed photos of your sway bar setup? I’ve looked at those Anti-Rocks but wondered how they’d work out.
Sure. I had to make some mounts that welded to the front frame rails for the cross tube. The majority of the work was in cutting and offsetting the arms to get them were they needed to be for correct function during articulation.
You can see that the tires lightly scrub them at full lock on the trail. They tell you that they can stay connected off road, but I discovered that removing the link on one side while rock crawling makes for a much better ride.
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No way to make the stock sway bar work? Just curious.
 
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