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lifting a vit...

Post by donkeychomp » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:41 pm

Just wondering if anyone knows the easiest and (lol) cheapest way to lift a Vitara?

Would bigger shocks be the way to go?

I'd prefer not to do a body lift.

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Re: lifting a vit...

Post by turbo-tom » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:44 pm

bigger shocks, bigger springs maybe ?, spring spaces? bigger wheels i dont know to be fare :lol:
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Post by donkeychomp » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:49 pm

Trying to find bigger wheels/tyres now but some ebay prices are bonkers! :shock:
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Post by dan_2k_uk » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:47 am

Spring and shock spacers/drop mounts will probably be quickest and easy.

Dont know about pricing as I've never shopped for any.

Cant imagine they would cost anywhere near that of a body lift but may need extended brake lines and diff dropping on the front.

Maybe there are some longer cheap altenative shocks?

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Post by vitara_mad » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:53 am

depending on how much lift you want there is lots of options to lift a vit

the more you lift the more parts you need to change & more money you need to spend

if going over 2" you will need diff drop brackets for front & hiem spacer for rear diff

mk2 or mk3 astra h/b rear shocks are a cheap longer shock for rear of the vits

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Post by donkeychomp » Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:25 pm

Did a bit of checking and Grand Vitara springs apparently give a 1.5" lift. Might try that.
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Re: lifting a vit...

Post by vitara_mad » Wed Apr 25, 2012 4:32 pm

donkeychomp wrote:Did a bit of checking and Grand Vitara springs apparently give a 1.5" lift. Might try that.
yes they do :doublethumbs:

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