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Old 06-06-2011, 06:55 AM
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Question Body Lift On 2000 Ranger XLT

Is it legal to run a 3 inch body lift on my friends 2000 Ford Ranger in Maine? Any info would be great guys thank you!
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Old 06-06-2011, 11:33 AM
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Default Re: Body Lift On 2000 Ranger XLT

ive never heard of lifted trucks being illegal....atleast ones taht arent rediculously lifted
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Old 06-06-2011, 12:06 PM
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well he is running ABS
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Old 06-06-2011, 01:36 PM
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I dont see how him running ABS (anti lock brake system) would matter with a lift.

Your not touching the brakes only the body is lifted from the frame.
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Old 06-06-2011, 01:42 PM
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in calfornia the law is like......45 inches (recheck??) the ground from the middle of the headlights
i know its not maine but good reference

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Here in CA we have a frame height law that prevents trucks from being lifted too high:

24008.5. (a) No person shall operate any motor vehicle with a frame
height or body floor height greater than specified in subdivisions
(b) and (c).
(b) The maximum frame height is as follows:
Vehicle Type Frame Height
(1) Passenger vehicles, except
housecars ...................... 23 inches
(2) All other motor vehicles,
including housecars, as follows:
Up to 4,500 pounds GVWR ........ 27 inches
4,501 to 7,500 pounds GVWR ..... 30 inches
7,501 to 10,000 pounds GVWR .... 31 inches
(c) The lowest portion of the body floor shall not be more than
five inches above the top of the frame.

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^^ which btw is over liek 12 inches of lift for us ranger owners haha

ANYWAYS back to the point.. never seen a law against a measely 3 inch body lift
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Old 08-25-2011, 08:37 PM
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ive never heard of lifted trucks being illegal....atleast ones taht arent rediculously lifted
I was wondering when u did the body lift did u have to make wires longer and would the steering shaft have to be longer and don't the bumpers have to be realigned
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Old 08-25-2011, 08:51 PM
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bumpers : yes
fuel line: needs to be extended (usally included in kit)
brake lines and others tend to be snapped off the holders if they are over extended (no replacing)
manuals need an shifter extension, autos are fine
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Old 08-26-2011, 03:53 AM
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I was wondering when u did the body lift did u have to make wires longer and would the steering shaft have to be longer and don't the bumpers have to be realigned
Its legal in Maine. The kit will include bumper relocating brackets, steering extension, fuel filler extension, also extensions for your radiator. Some kits like the one I got had a relocate bracket for the upper radiator hose
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Old 08-26-2011, 06:51 AM
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Well I have a 2000 ford ranger 2wd what kind of lift should I do I'm thinking 3 inch but I want 33inch super swampers
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Old 08-26-2011, 06:54 AM
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u can fit 33's with a body lift, 2wd can also do 3 inch spindle lift which are more expensive or camburg 5.5 entry lift
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:19 AM
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Raise that truck up!! lol
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:38 AM
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I don't wanna do a body lift would a suspension lift work
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:41 AM
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Do a spindle lift, body lifts are a headache in the long run.
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:47 AM
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Are spindle lifts hard to do and how much and would it work on a 2000 ranger 2wd
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Old 08-26-2011, 01:40 PM
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Anywhere from 250-350. My truck is a 2000 xlt with a fabtech spindle. Changing spindles is pretty simple.
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