ZQ8 or Z85?????????? - Chevy Colorado & GMC Canyon
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ZQ8 or Z85??????????

Please help i have just recently purchased an 06 colorado. i have owned s10's for years and this is my first colorado. i have many plans including lowering it but i dont know what kind of suspension i have. what is the differance between ZQ8 and Z85??????????? and help is much appriceated. thanx in advanced

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Look at the label inside the glovebox. It should say Z85 or ZQ8.

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ZQ8s have 17" for '04 to '07 & 18" on '07. If you have 15" wheels you have a Z85.


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post a pic of your truck...we'll tell you

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the Z85 also sits 2 inches higher than the ZQ8

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post a pic of your truck...we'll tell you
ok here is the pic

06 Z85: ext cab : white
billit grille : debadged
20% tint : various interior
pieces painted :baked head lights
4 banger baby: 3/4 drop
20'' pacer wheels
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06 Z85: ext cab : white
billit grille : debadged
20% tint : various interior
pieces painted :baked head lights
4 banger baby: 3/4 drop
20'' pacer wheels
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z85
thanks but how can you tell

06 Z85: ext cab : white
billit grille : debadged
20% tint : various interior
pieces painted :baked head lights
4 banger baby: 3/4 drop
20'' pacer wheels
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the rims are 15 inches and you're riding sky high...that's how he can tell, plus you have the chrome bar across the front which is not available on the zq8
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