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Old 01-06-2011, 12:06 AM
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Default Help with Lift! Ideas/Opinions...

I'm getting ready to pick up a 2011 Vista Blue 4x4 and I'm having a few issues finding lifts kits for this thing?

Dont want to have to go God awful large, but I want a good looking aggressive stance.

I've been considering a 2" leveling kit plus a 3" body lift, but I'd much prefer a full suspension - anyone seen one/priced one, and where the heck do you get them from?

I'm looking to run 18" Rims on 33 or 35" tires, probably 33's.

Also, anyone have ideas for a STRONG front bull bar that I can put a winch in, somehow?

Thanks guys!

Also, pictures of your lifted Rangers if you guys have any.
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:12 AM
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Default Re: Help with Lift! Ideas/Opinions...

It kinda matters how much money you're looking to spend. You can do a 4" suspension lift, 3" body lift and run 33's, I think if you were to run bigger tires you may have to re-gear it
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:20 AM
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Default Re: Help with Lift! Ideas/Opinions...

Well, if we can make a 3" body and a 2" leveling kit look decent and not be detrimental, I'll go that way.

Otherwise, I'd rather go full suspension on the truck.

18's and 33's are preferable for me, I think. 35's would be nice, but I'm not looking to put that much wear and tear on the vehicle, honestly.
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:23 AM
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I hear ya, I like the 33's myself, I have a 4" superlift and 3" PA body lift. Thats proportionate for me. I already blew out a pair of jeans getting in so, if I go any higher I have to buy more jeans!
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:25 AM
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what motor and gears dose it have??
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:28 AM
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Truck is 4.0l, Automatic Transmission, Electronic 4x4( I dont think they put 4 in the floor anymore do they? Damnit) and Sport

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Also, I will likely do an intake, programmer, and an exhaust with turn downs
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:32 AM
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^^nice!
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:34 AM
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just go with the 4" superlift and 33's
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:43 AM
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Default Re: Help with Lift! Ideas/Opinions...

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just go with the 4" superlift and 33's
Sounds good, only question would be(now) is where the hell to get it. I couldn't seem to find it on 4wheel parts? Also, I notice that Clinton has a 4" suspension plus a 3" body lift - I think that the truck looks damn sharp with those 33" tires on there. Would 7" of lift be detrimental to the life of the truck with a Ranger?

Excuse the ignorance, I know the trucks are God awful reliable, but that's about it. I'm used to full sized trucks.

Thank you for the fast replies, as well
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:47 AM
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Go to Superlift.com for the lift. I dont think the double lift is bad for it
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Old 01-06-2011, 01:11 AM
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I was just wondering, really. I know the wheels and tires will be the most detrimental, I just didnt know whether or not(with that much lift) you would need to extend brake lines, front driveshaft, etc etc.
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Old 01-06-2011, 01:31 AM
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Clinton, what is the tire size for what you're running? 33x11.50's, essentially?
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Old 01-06-2011, 04:08 AM
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Clinton, what is the tire size for what you're running? 33x11.50's, essentially?
Clinton is running 33x12.5x15 Good year wrangler silent armors.
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