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What Parts Should I Use?

Submitted on 2011/08/03 at 8:41 am

Hi I’m currently working on my o8 Silverado regular cab I’m doing a whole front suspension swap I would like this 5 inch drop. Can I please have the part numbers or the kit number, also I need front sway-bar and rear sway bar part# and rear shocks.


Submitted on 2011/08/03 at 1:31 pm | In reply to Carlos M Aguirre.


Here is a link to our factory site for our 4″ front kit. We do not have a 5″ kit for the front. Our shock part number for the rear is #2100 if your using a 5,6,or 7″ rear kit. A 2200 if your end up using a 3 or 4″ rear kit. You can also get the performance Calmax Anti-Sway Bars here and here Thanks!

DJM Tech

2 Responses to What Parts Should I Use?

  1. 2001 Ford F150 SVT Lightning

    I currently have a Hotchkis Suspension Total Vehicle System (TVS) installed: 1.5″ lowering springs up front and 2.5″ lowering leaf springs in the rear, with front and rear anti-sway bars. I would like a bit more of a lower stance. I would like to install a set of your upper (CA3097U) and 2″ drop lower control arms (CA3097L-4), as well as your 2″ drop shackles (SH3097-2) for a 3.5″ front and 4.5″ rear drop. I already have an alignment kit but I also need a shim kit and a bump stop kit. Now for the questions: 1) Are the part numbers above correct and do you recommend something different or in addition to? 2) Which shim and bump stops do you recommend and part numbers? 3) Is there anything that I am forgetting?


    • Submitted on 2011/09/27 at 1:39 pm | In reply to Will.


      We have no practical experience with the Hotchkis system (they have a great reputation) so I am giving you my best guess. I don’t think (but can’t guarantee) you would have any problems using our upper and lower control arms with the Hotchkis parts. You would see an additional 2″ drop and be able to align the front end and have a pretty hot set up! On the rear, the shackles would be no problem, and I don’t think you would probably have to fool around with shims or bump stops (again I can’t be absolutely sure). If you do we can address those as they occur.

      Here’s a link to our factory site for those parts!

      DJM Tech

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