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Old 04-30-2010, 12:50 PM
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I am about to purchase a 3" body lift kit, but I was told that if I do that, it will leave a 3 inch gap between my bumper and the rest of the car. Is this true, or is this another case of 'pull one over on the girl'?
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:01 PM
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There are brackets that bring the bumper up as well in your "kit" I believe.
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:05 PM
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yes the kit includes brackets, but from what ive heard, they are pieces of shit. i know trevor makes some mean brackets to replace those. i would definitely reccomend getting a set from him
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/class...ets-parts.html
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:28 PM
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yes the kit includes brackets, but from what ive heard, they are pieces of shit. i know trevor makes some mean brackets to replace those. i would definitely reccomend getting a set from him
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/class...ets-parts.html
^^Thanks. I'll definitely look into those if I do the BL. I'm rethinking the whole thing, though, because apparently this will diminish my towing capacity? (nothing serious obviously, just a jet ski.)
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:32 PM
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^^Thanks. I'll definitely look into those if I do the BL. I'm rethinking the whole thing, though, because apparently this will diminish my towing capacity? (nothing serious obviously, just a jet ski.)
youll be fine towing a jetski
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:35 PM
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I don't see how a body lift can reduce towing capacity by any noticeable amount. It would probably be that you r obviously gonna put bigger tires on it and that might alter the towing a little but I wouldn't worry about it if your just towing a jet ski anyway. If you go with anything else you will be spending twice the money probably.
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I wouldn't tow a jet ski using just the bumper after a body lift. Unless you got Trevor's brackets

Those PA brackets are crap. You can actually bend them pretty easy
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:38 PM
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O i didn't even realize she might be talking about the bumper. Regardless body lift or not I would go get a hitch. I would not tow anything from the bumper I were you.
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:44 PM
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I wouldn't tow a jet ski using just the bumper after a body lift. Unless you got Trevor's brackets

Those PA brackets are crap. You can actually bend them pretty easy
i agree. i dont and wouldnt tow anything from the bumper. def. get a hitch if your towing a sea doo
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