The pages of C10 Builder’s Guide are generally filled with slammed out, bagged rides or Pro Touring style corner carvers. The trucks are built to drive and enjoy, and the personal touch that owners add makes each and every one special. But what about the daily drivers that don’t want to worry about the road? Missing potholes and slowing down at railroad tracks can get old real fast when you want a custom daily driver. So, we recommend you park the custom and buy a daily. You can easily find 4×4 C10 trucks for an affordable price, and the aftermarket is adding new parts for old trucks each and every day.
We all know how easy it is to search Facebook marketplace for pretty much anything you could want to buy. Sort by year and limit the price to meet your budget. After you make your pick, add a lift kit, buy a trailer and kiss your worries goodbye. Obviously, it’s not that easy and budgets always stand in the way, but if you have the financial means and possess the passion to play, these suspension and wheel options could be just for you.
4-inch Suspension Lift Kit
Whether you are searching for your next vehicle upgrade to improve your ride or want to completely rebuild your suspension, BDS Suspension Products are the way to go. Proudly made in the USA using premium quality materials, they will make your four-wheeler stronger and tougher, while your ride is safer and more comfortable.
4-inch Suspension Lift Kit
Front and rear suspension lift kits with 6-inch front and rear lift height by Tuff Country are designed to add additional height to your truck or SUV to increase fender clearance and allow for larger tires (max tire size is 35×12.5 inches). All Tuff Country lift kits are engineered for the finest quality at an affordable price. Simple installation and a great ride are a hallmark of these kits.
Affordable Lift Kit
This front and rear suspension lift kit with 4-inch lift height by Rough Country features a set of durable lifted knuckles and strut spacers, so you’ll gain enough ride height to run up to 33-inch tires with proper wheel spacing. A set of sway-bar drop brackets, brake line brackets and a drive shaft spacer help keep everything at optimum angles for a factory-like ride, even after lifting. A 1/4-inch thick plate steel front and rear cross member bring uncompromised strength and good looks to your truck.
Skyjacker Suspensions offers this Chevy CK Pickup ’70-’71, Softride front and rear suspension lift kit with 6-inch front and 5.5-inch rear lift height (max tire size is 38×12.5 inches). Now is the time to find your definition of style and performance. Skyjacker suspension lift kits have all the options built-in, whether you are looking for performance, quality or innovative designs.
12-inch Suspension Lift
Superlift Suspension System’s 12-inch Master front and rear suspension lift kit will clear a max tire size of 40×15.5 inches. This is a complete bracket-style suspension lift kit, and it’s covered by a limited lifetime warranty.
4-inch Tapered Rear Lift Blocks
Pro Comp USA offers these tapered rear lifted blocks and U-bolts with 4-inch lift height; it includes two per pack. Pro Comp’s lift block kits feature tapered lift blocks to improve and retain vehicles driveshaft angles. The block kit is what you need to achieve rear lift on your leaf spring equipped vehicle.
Pro Comp Stage 1
Pro Comp USA features its Stage 1 front and rear complete lift kit with 6-inch lift height (max tire size is 35×12.5 inches). Driven by genuine off-road enthusiasts, Pro Comp suspension products reflect customer driven, racing influenced, technology and engineering with a focus on world-class manufacturing processes and techniques.
2WD C10 Lift Options
’67-’72 Body Lift
Check out this Chevy CK Pickup ’67-’72 front and rear body lift kit with 3-inch front and rear lift height from Performance Accessories. Performance Accessories body lifts allow you to run larger tires (max tire size is 33 inches) without affecting the factory suspension, electronic stability controls and OE warranty. Each Performance Accessories body lift kit includes nylon reinforced body blocks, a CNC-machined steering extension and all the necessary hardware for a complete installation. Add a set of Performance Accessories gap guards to your body lift installation to conceal the gap between the body and frame, and your vehicle will have the off-road look and performance you’ve been hoping for.
Blocks and Bolts
For Chevy CK Pickup ’72, Superlift Suspension offers rear lifted blocks and U-bolts with 1.5-inch lift height. Two come in each pack. Superlift’s product development staff utilized the latest computer modeling technology to aid in product design. Most of the company’s factory vehicle starting point design data is supplied by the new vehicle manufacturers.
Transfer Case Relocating Kit
Tuff Country features its transfer case relocating kit for 4- to 6-inch lifted vehicles. It’s designed to keep transfer case and axles properly aligned and to prevent vibrations. The kit includes new lower control arms with poly bushings, transfer case drop kit and track bar relocation bracket. Made in the USA, the kit is backed by a limited lifetime warranty.
Rancho’s adjustable 2-inch lift add-a-leaf kit is made from high-grade spring steel. Rancho is a worldwide leader in off-road performance suspension components and Jeep accessories. All Rancho products deliver rugged performance for work and play in any on- or off-road environment.
Coil Spring Spacer
QA1 now offers a 1×1 inch front or rear leveling coil spring spacer. If your spring is too short and you need a little more length, a QA1 spring spacer can help. All spring spacers may be stacked for greater spacing. It’s made in the USA, has a wear resistant design, and is 100% dyno tested and serialized.
Leaf Spring Shackles
Belltech’s rear lifted leaf spring shackles with 0.5-inch lift height is a set of replacement shackles designed to reposition your leaf springs and raise your rear ride height. Heavy-gauge reinforced steel construction provides high strength and rigidity, and a durable powdercoat finish resists corrosion, scratches and peeling better than paint. Rubber eye bushings come already pressed in. They come two per pack.
Superlift offers these 5-inch rear lifted blocks and U-bolts with 5 inches of lift height. They come two per pack. The company’s product development staff, one of the industry’s most experienced and talented groups, uses the latest computer modeling technology to aid in product design.
Front Leaf Spring Shackle
For Chevy CK Pickup ’72, Warrior Products features front lifted leaf spring shackles with 1.5-inch lift height. You’ll find two shackles per pack. These MIG-welded, jig-built spring shackles lift one end of the vehicle from 1/2 inch to 2½ inches, depending on the application.
Spring Distance Spacers
Belltech offers simple, cost effective and easy-to-install kits to lift your truck in the front or rear when a subtle adjustment is preferred for clearance or looks. A coil spring spacer kit raises front height to level the nose-down rake many modern vehicles leave the factory with, and rear kits are available in the form of coil spring spacers or replacement leaf spring shackles. The spacers come two per pack.
MotoMetal MO986 Siege
MotoMetal’s MO986 Siege features an octagonal split spoke mesh set deep within the wheel to give it a powerful look. The center cap logo is removable for easy customization. And the cast aluminum design keeps the weight down and strength up.
It comes in your choice of
Gloss Black Machined or Chrome.
American Force Carver
American Force’s original line for single-rear-wheel trucks, the super single series stays true to the fundamentals of what makes a great wheel: clean lines, timeless design and a perfect finish. You simply can’t go wrong.
Raceline Motorsports, a division of Allied Wheel Components, specializes in multi-piece alloy wheels. Raceline draws on decades of research and quality to produce tire and wheel lines for tuners, trucks, SUV, trailers and ATVs/UTVs. Many Raceline products are competition tested as Raceline has been building off-road racing products that win championships for over 25 years.
U.S. Mags Speedway
Custom wheels for hot rods and muscle cars is what U.S. Mags does best. The company’s new Speedway Forged wheel comes in sizes from 20- through 26-inch diameters.
Missing potholes and slowing down at railroad tracks can get old real fast when you want a custom daily driver.
Black Rhino Arches
For those stock and lifted trucks owners who believe adventure begins where the road ends, Black Rhino offers a collection of tough alloy off-road wheels featuring the wide range of offsets to enable you to achieve the footprint that’s right for you.
Geolandar M/T G003
You can’t off-road with tires you don’t trust. That’s why the all-new Geolandar M/T G003 from Yokohama Tire is engineered with rock-solid, Geo-Sheild technologies from casing to tread. Delivering crushing performance, intimidating looks and an industry-leading tread life, the Geolandar M/T G003 inspires confidence—even in the most brutal terrain.
Atturo Trail Blade AT Sport
The Trail Blade ATS from Atturo Tires has a tread pattern designed for digging traction and steady handling on all surfaces. The tire continues Atturo’s partnership with Quartermaster Knives with the sidewall tread elements modeled after the QSE-5 knife. A double blade surrounding a spear tip element is integrated into the shoulder tread design for visual appeal and to provide optimum protection from rocks, trees or curbs.
The Open Country A/T III is Toyo Tire’s new all-terrain tire that delivers gripping off-road traction with responsive and predictable on-road handling. With a strong focus on wet performance, durability and treadwear life, Toyo introduces advances in tread design, construction and all-new tread compounding. It also provides a quiet ride with exceptional stability. The Open Country A/T III is built to get there and get back home, regardless of terrain or weather.
The Discoverer STT PRO
The most extreme all-season, off-road tire Cooper offers to date, the Discoverer STT PRO provides remarkable off-road performance without sacrificing on-road traction. The tread design helps to prevent stone retention, and Armor Tek3 Construction adds tire durability.
Nitto Ridge Grappler
The Ridge Grappler represents the next generation of the Nitto Grappler family of products, which provides the best of both worlds from the company’s mud-terrain and all-terrain product offerings. Featuring a revolutionary dynamic hybrid tread pattern, the Ridge Grappler provides a quiet and comfortable ride while the deep, aggressive sidewall lugs and tread pattern provide capable off-road performance.