Longhorn Truck and Auto Accessories is San Antonio’s best resource for heavy duty truck accessories since 1999. We have partnered with vendors and manufacturers to bring the best service with the best value for our customers. If you are planning to customize your truck, why not consider lifting it? Make sure to read on our old posts to learn more about suspension lift kits and what it can do to your vehicle. As additional information and help you decide better, here are the types of suspension lift kits found in the market today:
For serious rock crawlers who need the maximum articulation or the up and down wheel travel motion, spring over axle is the most popular choice. This type of suspension kit will keep the tires on the ground for greatest traction while the springs properly lift everything safely.
Shackle Reverse (S/R) Suspension Lift Kits:
This type of suspension lift kits are made to give a smooth ride in mild terrains such as forest roads, deserts and scenic trails. It must be noted, however that this suspension lift kit is not advisable when driving high-speed on highways.
Coil Suspension Lift Kits:
This type of suspension lift kit gives an unparalleled ride quality but with a cheaper price. This is the reason why this is the most preferred by top 4 wheel drive vehicles. Though installation often requires welding, it always brings an excellent articulation on the trail and the most comfortable ride.
Lifted Spring Suspension Lift Kits:
Since it’s the most easiest to install, this type of suspension lift kit is the most commonly used in the market. Lifted Spring Suspension Lift Kits are the best match for beginners who plan to do off-road. This truck lift enables you to use larger tires for added clearance bur still provide you maximum control on the highway.
Shackle Suspension Lift Kits:
For those truck enthusiasts who just want to add inches to the rig but does not intend to do hardcore off-roading, this is the best match. This type can affect steering and sway control so moderation is needed.