1988-1998 Chevy Truck 1500 4x4 - Tuff Country 6" Suspension Lift Kit (control arm drop design)

Tuff Country Chevy Truck 6
Shown with Shock Absorbers (sold separately, see options)
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Tuff Country #16813
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Sale Price:
  • $1367.98
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Lift your Chevy Truck 6" with this high quality Tuff Country lift kit, now at a new lower price. This lift kit uses upper control arm drop brackets, steering center link and steering assist instead of steering knuckles. Because of the much lower manufacturing cost of control arms drops vs steering knuckles Tuff Country is able to pass the savings on to you. All other components remain virtually identical and backed by the same lifetime warranty.

Note: To purchase Tuff Country 16813KN (w/SX8000 Shocks) or 16813KH (w/SX6000 Shocks) please select in options above.

At Suspension Connection we are the #1 retailer of Tuff Country products in the world. Great prices, expert knowledge and exceptional customer service are why so many customers trust us with their Tuff Country purchases. Try us out!

Tuff Country has been producing quality suspension products for over 25 years and backs all lift kits with a limited lifetime warranty. image

Features and Benefits

  • Bolt-on installation
  • Economical, High Quality Lift Kit
  • Drops upper control arms and uses steering center link
  • One piece sub-frame gives increased strength and helps to eliminate squeaks and rattles
  • Allows use of 35" x 12.5" tires

Installation Notes

1. Factory length shocks must be replaced with new extended shocks to install this lift kit properly. Please choose shocks & boots in the "Options" fields above if you have not already purchased extended shocks.

2. Factory rims will not fit with this lift kit. Rims with 4.5" back spacing or less are required.

Tech Specs

Recommended Tire Size: 35" x 12.5"
Amount of Lift: 6" Front / 6" Rear
Items Included: 1) One piece sub-frame, 2) Upper Control Arm Drops, 1) Steering Center Link, 1) Steering Assist 2) Differential drop brackets, 2) Torsion bar drop brackets, 2) Axle spacers, 4) U-bolts, 2) Rear 4" cast iron lift blocks, 2) Rear Add-a-leafs, 2) Lateral Compression Arms w/brackets and hardware, 1) Brakeline relocating kit and required hardware.
Weight: 110.00 lbs.
Part 16813 fits:
  • 1998 Chevy Truck
  • 1997 Chevy Truck
  • 1996 Chevy Truck
  • 1995 Chevy Truck
  • 1994 Chevy Truck
  • 1993 Chevy Truck
  • 1992 Chevy Truck
  • 1991 Chevy Truck
  • 1990 Chevy Truck
  • 1989 Chevy Truck
  • 1988 Chevy Truck

Customer Questions & Answers

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I'm hoping you can help me. I have a 94 Chevy Silverado with a 4inch Tough country lift kit I have been thru hell and spent so much money because I snapped the centerlink and have not been able to find another one I jusr don't have ant more money to install a whole new lift kit and not sure if that could even be done theres a lot of custom welding that has been dome as the truck was a mountain rescue vehicle I have had it welded once and it snapped the same day then I had it welded again and reinforced but now the weight..destroys the bushings and pitman arm and the stress caused another crack that will break Can I buy just the centerlink? It looks similar to the one pictured in the Tuff country lift kit #16813 I really need some help here Thanks..Tim 480 343 6701
Hey Tim, you can buy just the center link no problem. You will have to contact our sale department and we will be more than happy to help you out. Please give us a call at 800-903-2760.


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hard to find
Tuff Country was one of the only company's I could find that manufactured the lift for my truck, the price was fair and suspension connection shipped it fast.
Recommend this Product: YES
1990 Chevy
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