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Alright guys. As some of you know I have built a rcsb 4x4 turbo truck. Look up the build thread if you care more than that. I need some help building my suspension. I have don't multiple lifted suspensions but never a lowered. I need some recommendations and some info. I want this truck to corner better and ride good. I built this truck for the street.

Does anyone have pictures of 3/5 drop on a 4x4? I see alot of 2/4 and 4/6 drops but not alot of 3/5s. Please dont tell me to go search. I have done some research. But after this build I just did I am all searched out. Plus there is not alot of info on 3/5s.

Here are my plans

Front
2" drop spindles
Atomic's coil over setup

Rear
Axle Flip
Lift Hangers
Caltracs
Sway Bar

Questions
Would this obtain 3/5 Drop? Is this the best way to do it?
What brands would you use?
Is it work my time to do coilovers? Should I just do keys to get that extra inch?
Which coilovers? Everyone seems to run QA1s
How big of tires? I have 20x9 bmf novakanes 0 offset.
Whats your thoughts on this setup? Anything better I can do?

If you have pictures, please post them!!
 

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You are definitely on the right path with that list. As far as spindles I would go with belltech 2508 17+ spindles and I think it is very much worth your time to do the coilovers. Lowered on torsion bars isn't all that pleasant of a ride.

As far as the rear belltech or Mcgaughys parts will work just fine, both are high quality and good parts.

I can't tell you for sure on tire size for 3/5 but I would say something a tad bigger than 275/45. Maybe a 295/45 or 295/50.

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How heavy of springs do i need for the QA1s?
 

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I think coilovers would be the perfect application for you since you seem to care about ride quality haha. The spring stiffness will depend on your shock that you need to achieve the ride height you want. Most likely will be a ds301 or ds303 that will need 1300-1200lb springs. The more exact way to find out is to follow the instructions in the PDF I wrote in the coilover thread about measuring ride height. Let me know if you need any help and when you are ready to buy!
 

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yes i do. please quote me with what you have.
 

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Gahhh. I need to find some good street slicks. Anyone knows of any that comes in 20s?
 

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No I will need them to be street legal!
 

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Anyone have pictures of a 4x4 with a 4/6 drop? Its tough to find lowered 4x4s
 

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Just look at 2wd with a 4/6. It's the same. You don't count the stock block when measuring since it is removed when you do a flip kit anyway so the rear is exactly the same 2 or 4wd.
And the only difference up front is torsion bars instead of coils but you can't get a stock measurement off those because every truck is a little different since anybody could reach under there and adjust them at any time.
The only time you will really be able to see a difference in height with a 4/6 will be 1500 vs 2500.

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