Lifting Your Truck? Youalready know you can look no further than Krietz. That’s because Krietzexpertly installs custom vehicle work using all the leading brands.
Looking for a little insightinto our process? Here’s a step-by-step guide to how vehicles are customized.
The first step in customvehicle work is deciding on the kit. The right kit for you will depend on howyou want your truck to look and perform. Are you trying to stand out in a crowd?Maybe you want to be able to crush difficult terrain. The options are there.Here’s what to expect from each kit.
Leveling Kits are used toraise the front end of your vehicle, making it level with the rear.
This is done in two ways:
Strut and Coil Spacers
Leveling is typically accomplishedby placing a spacer at the top or bottomof the vehicle’s front strut assembly or coil spring.
For vehicles that have atorsion-bar suspension, a replacement torsion key or torsion-spacer is used tolift the front of the vehicle. Replacing the torsion key requires use of aspecial tool that makes this installation a more complicated process.
Suspension Lift Kits
If you’re looking for themaximum lift and you want your vehicle to be a top performer off-road, then suspensionlift kits are the way to go. This type of kit offers the most diversity as it caninclude a combination of the aforementioned strut and coil spacers and otheroptions like shock absorbers or mounting brackets.
This is used on the rear of avehicle equipped with leaf springs. In this case, the block acts as a spacerbetween the axle and leaf springs. These are sometimes used with a front structor coil spacer for a simple lift.
Leaf kits are almostexclusively used on the rear of vehicles. Leaf springs are installed on theexisting spring pack for lift.
Shackle lifts replace theleaf-spring shackles that came on your vehicle in order to raise the height ofthe leaf spring suspension.
A spindle lift raise thefront end around 3 inches using a modified spindle.
Suspension lift kits ofteninclude new shocks, that help with longer suspension travel. Kits may offerdifferent options like dual front- shocks
At Krietz, we carry a widevariety of products for lifts, but here’s what our standard upgrade wouldinclude: a Leveling Kit or 6” Rough Country Lift, 20” or 22” Fuel Offroad, MotoMetal, KMC XD Series, or Hostile Wheels and Four Wheel Alignment, Four Wheeland Tire Mount, Balance and Lug Nuts, 35” Nitto Tire-Terra Grappler 62, TrailGrappler or Ridge Grappler, Color Match Fender Flares.
Optional Upgrades wouldinclude anything from Rough Country DS2 Drop Steps to Weather Tech Floors Mats. For more info about our Custom work visit us here.