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Old 12-18-2010, 12:25 PM
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Default Does anyone have the Fabtech 3" spindle lift system?

I am thinking about getting the lift for my truck. But I want to know if anyone else has it and how it proforms. Here is a link to what I am looking at and talking about. http://www.fabtechmotorsports.com/pr...lay=FORD%202WD
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Old 12-24-2010, 11:45 AM
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Default Re: Does anyone have the Fabtech 3" spindle lift system?

No one has any thing from fabtech. Then does anyone have or know of a good front suspension lifts.
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Old 12-24-2010, 11:51 AM
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Default Re: Does anyone have the Fabtech 3" spindle lift system?

Many people have it. It doesn't "perform" any different than stock, it simply lifts the front. So basically, it performs good.
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Old 12-24-2010, 12:46 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone have the Fabtech 3" spindle lift system?

What I want to know is if anyone has had any problems with the kit. You know trying to do some research before buying.
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Old 12-24-2010, 12:54 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone have the Fabtech 3" spindle lift system?

I have heard of problems. Sometimes the spindle cracks or even completely breaks.
I was thinking fab tech about 1 year ago stopped production of the kit for the ranger.

I dunno if you are anti body lifts but they are hundreds of dollars cheaper.
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Old 12-24-2010, 01:38 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone have the Fabtech 3" spindle lift system?

i ran the doetsch version on my 04 with no probs. Usually the breaking of spindles is from offroading. These are not really designed for offroad performance, just for the look. However I did wheel mine with no issues.

the body lift is cheaper, but install is a lot harder.
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Old 12-24-2010, 09:47 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone have the Fabtech 3" spindle lift system?

Thanks for the feed back. I'm not going to do a lot of wheelin in it. just road use and light to mild offroadin. I thought of a body lift but I am going to but a 4bt cummins in it and i'll need the clearance for the oil pan. Also to help hold the extra weight. So if anyone knows of any kit that are better let me know. My truck has torsion bar and I might have to reinstall the pass. side cause the screw is turned all the way in. But the drive side is only a quarter of the way in.
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