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how lift before it effects stock driveline

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Ok im looking at doing king springs and 1" spacer lift total approx 2"

My question is is that a lift senerio that warrants / needs to install drivelive spacers like in frogstars massive lift post

... Frogstar ... Smash ... Or anyone really
What do yall think?
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So, if I understand this correctly, only the top plate on both the front and rear spacers are offset/shifted inward 7mm?

Without pulling my suspension, does anyone have the orientation of the top hats so I can determine which direction (in relation to the bottom plate) to shift.

At least on the fronts, they are symetrical. Jost pop your hood and look which way is forward. The rears are not. I bought and old set of tophats from someone on here so I could do all the fab work without having the car apart. They're marked which corner they go in. Not sure about orientation of rears yet. Don't forget about trailing arm spacers too.
Do you have to do the trailing arm spacers? I've read elsewhere that 2" is the absolute max height w/ strut spacers you can go w/o modifying anything else.

So if they are marked, wouldn't that tell us the orientation?
The front top hats can bolt in any way (stock) but the spacer has to have orientation or you'll mess up castor setting.
(I eyeballed everything)
I didn't do the trailing arm blocks at first and it rode fine but the rear tires were way forward in the wheel arch and when I took apart to do wheel bearings a noticed binding so I made a set of blocks for the trailing arms.
Anyway you can PM or email us a hand sketch showing an arrow that points the shift of the top plate (front & rear)?

I hope it's not too much to ask. I just want to confirm my measurements/orientation. Thanks.
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