Are lift spacers safe?

Are lift spacers safe?

Contrary to popular beliefs found on those threads, the answer is no. Spacer lifts aren’t bad if you install them correctly, and as long as the spacers don’t lift the truck too high. Issues arise if the spacers are too high, causing issues with suspension.

What is a coil spacer lift?

A coil spacer, or budget boost lift as they are often called, uses either a steel or polyurethane spacer to raise the vehicle. These typically sit on top of the vehicle’s existing coil spring and generally go up to 2.5 inches in height. The big draw to these kits is that they are extremely low cost.

How do you install lift kit?

Now that you have remove the coil spring,you need to remove the bump-stop cup.

  • Now put the new spacer over the tube and push it all the way to the top.
  • Next re-install the coil spring and make sure it is seated in the coil seat as before.
  • Reconnect the coil spring clamp if you had one,if not it may be a good idea to get one.
  • How long for a lift kit install?

    In general, a lift kit, without any professional installation, will cost anywhere from $300 to $2,500, depending on your make and model, the type of kit you’re using, the components included and the height of the lift.

    How to install coil spring spacers?

    Jack up the axle

  • Remove Wheel
  • Unbolt shock absorbers from axle
  • Remove bolts and nuts from sway bar
  • Secure the coil spring with a compressor tool
  • Lower the jack to allow the axle to drop as low as possible
  • install the coil spring spacer above the coil or remove the coil to loacte the coil spring ontop before placing it back in place
  • What is the best suspension lift kit?

    – Bilstein 5160/6112 2.5″ Lift Kit – Eibach Pro-Truck 2″ Lift Kit – Falcon Tow Haul 2″ Lift Kit – Old Man Emu (OME) 3″ Lift Kit