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Old 08-01-2018, 02:20 PM
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Tired of scraping on curbs, I want to lift my otherwise stock 05 Grand Caravan 1" in the front. Haven't found much for kits but eBay shows a strut spacer kit. The spacers install on top of the struts for a 30mm lift, followed by an alignment. I installed my struts and it wasn't that hard so I may go this route but I'd love to hear about other kits.
 
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For coil springs, there are only coil spring spacers. Or maybe stiffer coil springs from another vehicle. Be aware you will place undue stress on the front end components (CV axles, tie rods). Probably won't be that bad with only a 1" lift, but you are still changing the factory design geometry of the font suspension.
 
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:18 AM
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Hey handy guy I'm currently working on this as well I have raised the rear 2" and looking at front strut spacers up front once they are in I will let post!
 
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Hey handy guy I'm currently working on this as well I have raised the rear 2" and looking at front strut spacers up front once they are in I will let post!
Do you have a product in mind? EBay shows 30mm spacers offered by a Russian outfit that rest on top of the strut crown, which would minimally effect the suspension geometry, though an alignment would still be necessary.
 
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Old 08-11-2018, 11:21 AM
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I did some research and found that my 09 struts have the same spacing as a 1500 silverado, those are only $36. figured if they didn't work i wouldn't loose to much. But for your year I say that the 30mm should work great. I tried to post a thread about my lift but I'm too new and I guess it has to be approved. Here are some pics of the rear coil spacers that fit perfectly!
 
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Old 08-12-2018, 06:36 PM
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The little air dam under the front facia that hits the curb tore off the other day, which is one way to fix this problem, but I'd still like a little lift.
 
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My wife tore that off a long time ago. We live up in the mountains and would like better ground clearance. I'm also thinking of runnig 245/65r17 BFGs.
 
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My wife tore that off a long time ago. We live up in the mountains and would like better ground clearance. I'm also thinking of runnig 245/65r17 BFGs.
Shoulda bought a Jeep or something more suited to living up in the mountains.
 
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Shoulda bought a Jeep or something more suited to living up in the mountains.
I have a lifted expedition. I just like to be able to drive all my cars anywhere.
 
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Originally Posted by Joemz9 View Post
My wife tore that off a long time ago. We live up in the mountains and would like better ground clearance. I'm also thinking of runnig 245/65r17 BFGs.
Shoulda bought a Jeep or something more suited to living up in the mountains.
 
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