Lift Kits

Lift Kits

Tuff Country EZ-Ride Suspension's & Daystar's suspension truck & suv lift kit give additional clearance for larger tires for trucks and SUVs. Suspension Kits ranging from 2" affordable kits to high end 6" kits. We also have other methods to lift your vehicle.

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Suspension Lift Kits 101

If you are looking to lift your truck or SUV 2-6 inches, look no further. We offer kits from top tier brands like, Tuff Country, Daystar, Revtek and more.

Why Should You Lift Your Truck or SUV?
Many people lift their vehicles to fit larger tires to gain additional ground clearance for off-roading purposes. Some are looking for additional ride and handling performance associated with some suspension lift kits like the popular Dodge Ram long arm lift kits. You may have an older truck or SUV with aging suspension components like leaf springs, coil springs, etc and would like to gain some additional height when replacement those parts. Others install suspension lifts simply because they like the look of a lifted truck.

Is It Difficult To Install A Suspension Lift Kit?
Depending on the make and model of your vehicle, early modeled vehicles (early 1970s through the late 1980s) equipped with front leaf springs or coils springs are fairly straightforward to lift and usually involve replacing the old springs with newer springs with a larger arch.Modern trucks and SUVs have mostly gone to an IFS (independent front suspension) type of front end. These are usually more labor intensive, especially when dealing with kits 4 inches or above.

Ride Quality
A common question when lifting a truck or SUV is how it may affect your ride. This depends largely on the type of suspension your vehicle has, the condition of your existing components and size of lift kit your working with. Trucks using leaf springs or coils will generally see their ride become a little stiffer than stock. However, if the stock springs are in poor condition you could actually see an improvement in ride quality. Most modern vehicles with IFS suspension will see little or no difference in ride quality regardless of the size of the lift.

Additional Parts and Labor
Be aware that when lifting a truck or SUV that many times additional parts may be required. Because you are extending the travel of your shocks when installing a kit many times the factory shock absorbers will no longer reach the existing shock mounts. (usually anything above 2 inches in height)

To avoid damaging your truck and affecting your ride we will always recommend new extended shocks for any lift kits that require them to be changed. A small amount of kits will require other parts (carrier bearing drops, extended drive shafts, etc), these are also noted when required. Lastly most lift kit manufactures recommend you have a front end alignment done anytime you alter your suspension with a lift or leveling kit.