8.The last step in the front...
8.The last step in the front setup is the ABS wire. Make sure to route this out of harm's way.
9.Here is the rear suspension...
9.Here is the rear suspension of your SUV. The link arms and coil springs provide the nice ride, so we are just going to make it lower without messing up the ride quality.
10.First remove the factory...
10.First remove the factory shock. This will allow the rearend to drop out enough to get the spring out.
11.With that, you can install...
11.With that, you can install the new spring. Make sure the end of the spring is indexed into the pocket.
12a.The factory bumpstop will...
12a.The factory bumpstop will be too long with the new springs installed, so Belltech sends out a replacement. Grab the bumpstop and twist it to release it from the cup on the frame. Reverse this to install the new one.
13.The factory shocks are...
13.The factory shocks are retained with this setup, but these extension brackets will keep them from bottoming-out.
Ride height at wheelwell
Front: 36 inches
Back: 37 inches
Wheel and tire size: Firestone Wilderness
P265/70/R16, 30 inches tall
Riding height at wheelwell
Front: 33 inches
Back: 34 inches
Wheel and tire size:
Falken ZIEX S/T Z04 P275/45/R20 on Concept Neeper, Vandals 20x8.5, 29 inches tall