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Old 08-23-2010, 05:50 PM
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Default Lift or Lower? That is the question

Wasnt sure if i should put it in the lifted or lowered section because im not even sure what i want to do. Right now its a 2009 sport 4x4 with stock suspension and i dont know if i should lower it or lift it. reason for lifting it for me would be for offroading and having the look of beefy tires but i never go offroading because im scared to get it dirty.LOL my reason for lowering it would be so i can put some sick ass low pros/rims on it and just look sweet.lol I am thinking about lowering it though now that i think about it but not slam it to the ground. was thinking of like 2/2 drop so it still handles/drives nice and i dont have to worry about speed bumps ect.lol then i could put on a nice wheel/rim combo. can you lower a 4x4 truck anyway? Any input to help me decide would be great.
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Old 08-23-2010, 05:54 PM
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Default Re: Lift or Lower? That is the question

you live in Canada how well is a lowered truck on low profile tires gonna get around in snow?
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Old 08-23-2010, 05:58 PM
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Default Re: Lift or Lower? That is the question

i live in vancouver. it rains.lol no snow, and if it does snow it lasts a day before the rain gets it. i really just drive to and from work. i also figure if it does snow i still have the 4x4 for help?
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Old 08-23-2010, 06:13 PM
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4wd and low profile tires probably are not a good combo.
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Old 08-23-2010, 06:15 PM
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Default Re: Lift or Lower? That is the question

lift it and call it a day
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Old 08-23-2010, 07:21 PM
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Default Re: Lift or Lower? That is the question

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lift it and call it a day
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Old 08-23-2010, 07:25 PM
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Default Re: Lift or Lower? That is the question

lift!
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Old 08-23-2010, 07:49 PM
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Default Re: Lift or Lower? That is the question

yeah, I think it would actually be cheaper for you to lift it, then to drop it...
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Old 08-23-2010, 08:06 PM
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Default Re: Lift or Lower? That is the question

yea lift it..a 3" body lift looks really good on ranger so go with that since there only like $250 max instead of a 4" $1700 superlift..but do a prekey mod on your truck there s ahow to on here i think so just use the search tool . but yea wheel it and use a pressure washer to clean
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Old 08-23-2010, 09:16 PM
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Default Re: Lift or Lower? That is the question

thanks for the input. just remember im in canada and stuff is more expensive here. PA 3'' BL is $500 here at the truck stores. you make a point with the 4x4, its meant to be lifted haha.

so another question then about lifting it. should i save up and buy tires and rims and bodylift and do all at once or would it look all right to do the lift then save up and then buy tires/rims and install? does the truck look to goofy?

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Old 08-23-2010, 11:26 PM
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Default Re: Lift or Lower? That is the question

well isnt vancouver not far from the boarder? and if not come into the us and get one but id get wheels first then tires and then maybe bl i know stl is running 265/75/16s which are like 31's-32's depending on the tire and those will fit on stock with some 16x8 wheels..but thats if you want 16s but if you want 15s then get a wheel tire combo and check up craigslist for wheel or tire deals
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