1988 to 1998 GM 1500 2WD Regular Cab Complete Lowering Kit By Belltech

1988 to 1998 GMC & Chevy 1500 2WD Extended Cab Complete Lowering Kit

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Lowering Kit Builder Tool. The Easy Way to Build Your Lowering Kit

Our lowering selection tool for the 1988 to 1998 GMC & Chevy 1500 2WD Extended Cab Complete Lowering Kit. Each kit can be selected with or without either Belltech NitroDrop 2 shocks, or Belltech Street Performance shocks.

It is time to lower your 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 GMC / Chevy 1500 2WD Regular Cab Truck.

The Lowering Kit is available in the following configurations.

 If leaving the front at the factory height, the rear can be dropped by 2 inches using shackles.

The Economy 2/4 kit lowers the front by 2 or 3 inches using coils and the rear by 4 inches using shackles and hangers.

The Deluxe 2/4 kit uses spindles to drop the front 2 inches, and hangers and shackles to drop the rear 4 inches.

To go down 4 or 5 inches in the front, spindles and coils are needed, and you can get a 6 inch rear drop with a flip kit which includes a c-section to provide frame clearance.

  • All extended cab 1988 to 1988 1500 series trucks came from the factory with 1.25 inch thick rotors.


1988 to 1998 GMC & Chevy 1500 2WD Extended Cab Complete Lowering Kit

The most popular truck to lower ever. Period. I don't even need to look that one up. I just know it.

There were two different spindles on the 1500's. If the truck is a 1988-91 regular cab, not 454 SS, then use a spindle that takes a 1" thick rotor setup. The bearings and calipers are different, so if you get the wrong spindles it's not a matter of just going out and getting a different set of rotors. We have also seen the odd truck that should have the 1" rotors that actually has 1.25" thick ones. You can usually measure without even taking a wheel off.

In the rear is a standard leaf spring setup. A shackle will get you 2 inch drop, shackle / hanger combo gets you 4 inch drop and a flip kit will give you 6 to 7 inches. This is also the first generation that we have parts available to lower the 4x4's.