How to get front lower?

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  1. Gsalvob3

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    I've got 2 inch drop spindles and lowered the torsion bars another 2 inches what's the easiest way to lower the front without doing a ball joint flip
     
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    I want to lower the front another 2 inches
     
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    Park the front tires in a pothole :evil:

    Seriously though, a ball joint flip is easy compared to some of the other options.
     
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    Anything else ? Other than ball joint flip
     
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    Easy yes, but bumpsteer sucks, especially if you commute on the freeway. I'm about to flip mine back. Even with a brand new steering damper it's a PITA.

    @OP: You're looking at drop LCA's and that's about it unless you want to bag.
     
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    Drop arms.
     
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    I plan on c notching the rear and I'm trying to get the front a little lower cause the rear would be much lower than the front after the c notch
     
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    How is bumpsteer affected differently from flipped ball joints vs drop lower arms?
     
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    I don't plan on bagging it I just want to get the front a little lower
     
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    Are there any cheap drop arms on eBay That anyone can suggest I use
     
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    Suspension components and cheap should never be sought after
     
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    Okay can anyone suggest any kind of lowering control arms that they liked for around 200-300 dollars
     
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    Summitracing.com carries 3" djm lower arms for right around $200
     
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    Those ball joint spacers you keep linking to are to lift a 4x4 not lower a 2x4.
     
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    Ok thanks for the input I think I'm going to get the djm lower control arms that should do the trick
     
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    DJM lowering arms won't lower your truck. They only allow for proper alignment. I bought their 3"/4" kit and that is what the rep at DJM said. The instructions that you get with the kit tell you to loosen the torsion bars to achieve the 3" drop.
     
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    they dont? really? if not thats bs, because i thought you could use those with the drop spindles to get you around 5" of drop.
     
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    They do lower the suspension. If your torsion bars are at the same setting with stock arms and djm lower arms the djm setup will be 3" lower.

    If you have djm arms and you want to go back to stock height you'd have to crank the bars up far passed stock to get the height back.
     

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