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March 08, 2022 3 min read

Lifts can be a tremendous improvement for any Chevy truck. When adding a lift kit to your vehicle, whether for style or off-road practicality, it's crucial to think about all details. You can obtain anywhere from 6-inches of lift to a 12-inch raise, depending on the sort of lift kit you choose to convert your truck. There are a variety of brands that manufacture lift kits, truck body lift kits, or truck suspension lift kits. We recommend using lift kit options from Rough Country for your Chevy because of the quality performanceaftermarket parts they continuously deliver.

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A lift kit is a collection of aftermarket automobile parts meant to raise a truck or SUV off the ground. These car parts are not manufactured by the vehicle manufacturer but rather by reputable third-party companies that specialise in designing lifts for particular vehicles and brands. There are also low-cost lift kits available on eBay that are less reliable and built of inferior materials.

Rough Country lift kits, however, are relatively simple to instal. Everylift kit comes with instructions on how to use it. The installation time will roughly take only a few hours, depending on the type of lift kit and Chevy truck you have. 

What are the two most common types of lift kits?

Body lift kits and suspension lift kits are the most common lift kits—each of these functions differently and yields extremely diverse outcomes. Anyone considering installing a lift kit in their Chevy, should carefully analyse both choices as well as the ultimate results they want. You should also check your local or state legislation to see any restrictions on particular types of kits or height limits on how high they may boost your vehicle in your area.

Suspension Lift Kits

Suspension lift kits extend the vehicle's suspension, lifting every portion of the truck in the process. You'll have more room for larger off-road tyres and higher ground clearance, allowing you to cross any terrain without harming your vehicle's underbelly. They also allow you to raise your car a few inches higher. Suspension lift kits, unlike body lift kits, may go all the way up to 9 or 12 inches, allowing you to modify the look and feel of your car completely.

Suspension lift kits are more expensive than body lift kits. If you want to instal the kit yourself, you'll also need some additional skill beneath the hood. You don't need to be a master mechanic to conduct the job yourself, it should only take a few hours or the better part of a day to instal the kit. They come with detailed instructions that walk you through each step. If you're not confident in your ability to make these adjustments, you may always take the kit to your local mechanic.

Benefits

There are several reasons why you may want to get a lift kit. Here are some of the benefits:

  • Better suspension (in the case of a suspension lift kit). A lift kit will improve your truck's ground clearance and suspension, making it easier to drive over rugged terrain. If your suspension is better, you will not feel as many bumps on the road. You won't have to worry as much about your truck being snagged on a rock because you'll have higher ground clearance.
  • A lift kit allows you to put bigger tyres on your vehicle. This enables the tyres to have broader and deeper tread and grooves. The grooves will be shallower if the tyre is smaller. 
  • For many people, a tall, lifted-off-the-ground truck makes a statement. Some individuals prefer to ride their vehicle on the road, but they still want it lifted off the ground to sit higher up and have a better view the road and other vehicles.

Rough Country lift kits

Lifts can be an excellent improvement for your Chevy. When adding a raise kit to your vehicle, whether for style or off-road practicality, it's crucial to think about all details. Headhere to look through our Rough Country selection of vehicle accessories.  

Dave Hyman
Dave Hyman



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