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Old 10-08-2010, 02:22 AM
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Default Whats the cheapest way to do a 4-6" drop on a 96 2wd excab?

Found a DJM rear axle flip kit at summit racing for $180 comes with C notches and flip brackets..Not sure what else I would need in the rear..Would I have to have new shocks right away or could I drive it without lowering shocks? Where can I get a good inexpensive lowering shock anyway..also what would I need to drop the front 4" on the cheap? Thanks for all the help..
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If you have springs in the front you can cold saw cut them. That rear axle flip kit sounds like the right one. New bumpstops (or shave your stockers) + shorter shocks are gonna have to go on. Your stock shocks are too tall and with 4" less travel/compression on them, they will fail pretty quickly.

Others may chime in with some other options so hang on...
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Let the air out of the tires....that's the cheapest.

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