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1985 blazer S10 lift kit

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by J0sh267, Nov 5, 2006.

  1. J0sh267

    J0sh267 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    i cant seem to find a kit for my 85 blazer:help:
  2. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    :rolleyes: How much snow do you get in FL?

    What do you plow there?

    what is the lift for?
  3. J0sh267

    J0sh267 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    no snow in Florida
    the lift is so i can fit bigger tires
  4. ZR2DK

    ZR2DK Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    most manufacturers offer 1983-2004 s-10 blazer/pickup lift kits.

    Superlift, BDS, Rancho, etc

    BDS and Performance Accessories also offer body lift kits, you can get a 3 inch body lift kit for your SUV.


    check that out. it will give you an idea where to start.

    Google is your friend.

    (I have a 2 inch BDS body lift on my 2000 S-10 ZR2...I like it. I can clear 31's stock, and 33's with the body lift and MINOR trimming of the wheel wells.)
  5. Proscapez LLC

    Proscapez LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    I have a 94 S10 Tahoe LT 4dr 4x4 and It has a 3" body lift and a 2" superlifts suspension lift.
    You want bigger tires, what size tires do you want to run?
    Is your truck a 2 or 4 wheel drive?
    if its 4x4 you can crank your T-bars for a little front lift.
    what gear ratio are you running?
    what do you have for an engine 2.8?
    I'm running 31x10.5 R15 but i would try running those with a 2.8, it takes alot of power to turn those tires.

  6. J0sh267

    J0sh267 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    i would like to fit 31's.
    its 4x4. Dont no gear ratio
    2.8 V6
  7. Proscapez LLC

    Proscapez LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    body lifts are nice because it doesn't raise the center of gravity as much as it does when you do the suspension lift.

    But you can run 31's with just the body lift and a turn of the t-bars.
    and to lift the rear end a bit I would just go buy some air shock from autozone the gaberials have a lifetime warranty. and they seem to hold air very well.
    it you do a rear axle flip it's going to be to high.
    I think my body lift took me about 8 hours to install.
  8. J0sh267

    J0sh267 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    how high do the air shock raise it
  9. Proscapez LLC

    Proscapez LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    you can get 4"-5" out of them for the back.

    I have a 1937 flathead ford V-8 in the back of mine,
    Plus alot of scrap that I'm waiting to trade in.