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Off Road Truck Suspension Lift Kits - Find A New Suspension

Calmini
Jerrod Jones | Writer
Posted December 1, 2005

What You Want For What You Have

It's getting to be that time of year when lots of people are thinking of plunkin' down some big bucks for some great gifts. But c'mon, we know you'd rather be spending that money on yourself! So we thought we'd entice you with a few ways to drop some change and have a little more to show for it than a thank-you card. Not that a few thank-you notes wouldn't look nice on your mantle for about a week, but wouldn't you rather have a killer suspension sitting under your 4x4? Just tell all your family and friends that their gifts got lost in the mail. Think about it.

Calmini
Application: '05 Nissan Xterra
Lift: 5 inches
Features:
* HD cast replacement steering knuckles that maintain optimum steering geometry
* No drilling or welding required
* Comes with all necessary componentry, including brake lines and sway-bar disconnects for front and rear
* Steering drop bracketry
* Laser-crafted front subframe drop bracket
* Polyuerathane bushings throughout entire kit
Contact: Calmini Manufacturing, 800.345.3305, www.calmini.com or www.purenissan.com

BDS Glide & Ride
Application: '87-'95 Jeep Wrangler YJ
Lift: 5 or 6 inches
Features:
* Glide & Ride leaves feature antifriction pads, roll-pointed leaves, full military wrap
* All necessary components, including Kevlar-lined stainless braided brake lines and front shock stem eliminators
* 6-inch kit comes with 1-inch shackle and frame shackle bushings
Contact: BDS Suspension, 517.279.7404, www.bds-suspension.com

Camburg
Application: '80-'96 Ford F-150 and fullsize Bronco
Lift: 4-6 inches (depending on coilover setup)
Features:
* New I-beams 4 inches wider than factory with 1-inch spherical bearings in place of pivot bushings
* Capable of cycling 20 inches of travel with pivot bushings
Contact: Camburg Engineering, 714.848.8880, www.camburg.con

Currie Johnny Joint Suspension
Application: '97-'05 Jeep Wrangler TJs and Unlimiteds
Lift: 4 inches
Features:
* Eight adjustable control arms with Johnny joints
* 4-inch coils
* New track bar and mount
* Antirock antisway bar
* Rancho 9000 shocks
* Polyurethane bumpstop kits
Contact: Currie Enterprises, 714.528.6957,www.currieenterprises.com

Donahoe FSD
Application: '05 Ford Super Duty
Lift: 7 inches
Features:
* 7-inch coil guaranteed not to sag
* DR reservoir shocks
* Rear Donahoe leaves or rear block optional
* Caster/camber correction kit
* Radius-arm drop brackets
Contact: Donahoe Racing, 714.632.3033, www.donahoeracing.com

CST
Application: Nissan Titan
Lift: 7 inches
Features:
* One-piece subframe and drop bracketry
* Extended spindle knuckle to leave the factory upper control arm in stock position
* Available with a coil spacer or a coilover shock replacement
* Deaver rear leaves optional
Contact: California Super Trucks (CST), 951.328.9902, www.californiasupertrucks.com

Doetsch
Application: '00-'05 Chevy HD 2500 and 3500
Lift: 6 inches
Features:
* Ductile iron machined spindles
* 1/4-inch steel drop-down brackets
* Transfer case and torsion-bar relocation brackets
* CV spacers
* DT3000 shocks or HV-1 aluminum shocks
Contact: Doetsch Enterprises, 800.874.6257, www.doetsch-shocks.com

Duff Monster Suspension
Application: '66-'77 Ford Broncos
Lift: 3 1/2 or 5 1/2 inches
Features:
* Progressive rate coils
* 11-leaf leaf springs
* Complete bushing kit
* Stage 3 radius arms
* Extended brake hoses
* Emergency brake cables
* All necessary componentry
Contact: James Duff, 360.683.2160, www.jamesduff.com

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