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1998 Chevy Tahoe

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Bigdoghd, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. Bigdoghd

    Bigdoghd Member
    Messages: 46

    Just wondering if any has come across a way to raise or beef up the suspension on a Tahoe. I know I can adjust the torsion bars. Figure this question has already been answered. Thank you in advance.
  2. APLC

    APLC Senior Member
    Messages: 206

    All I have done is what i have listed, also after about 3 years of plowing regular i just had to do ball joints and a tie rod, my baby has been holding up great(KNOCK ON WOOD) ha ha ha try some of this and you will be off to a good start. I plowed 2 years with a 7.5 western pro plow on my 95 Tahoe just dont drive it like you stole it good luck :drinkup:

    1. Timbrens on the front
    2. better shocks, its hard to find the balance of good ride and stiffness but do some searching and you will be ok
    3. Maybe a higher load range tire?
    4. use plenty of weight in the rear behind the wheels it will take some weight off the front end
  3. Bigdoghd

    Bigdoghd Member
    Messages: 46

    To be honest with you I'm not overly concerned about the ride. It's a truck and not my daily driver (2003 Hummer). I own a Auto & Motorcycle facility and I bought the truck from a customer. Super clean and it's black. We added a nice strobe kit and a light bar on top with four KC day lighters. I just wanted to raise it a touch, plus it's kinda of a soft ride. I was going to add shocks, but thought lifting it a touch would look nice.
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Well, you're half way there. Do some searches, I bet you'll find it.

    Torsion bars, t-bars, Tahoe, Yukon, GM frontend.......you get the idea.
  5. SkiJohnnyB

    SkiJohnnyB Member
    Messages: 54

    search on Tahoe....several posts in the last few days alone....