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Old 05-28-2012, 07:49 PM
cdawall cdawall is offline
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I have a 3" body lift, and didnt notice any real difference in the ride, it just sits up a little higher, lol.
Your shocks and suspension are what make the ride rough or smooth.
You didn't notice any ride difference because there is absolutely nothing connecting a body lift to ride quality. Its a set of long bolts and hockey pucks not exactly ride changing.
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Old 05-28-2012, 08:17 PM
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You didn't notice any ride difference because there is absolutely nothing connecting a body lift to ride quality. Its a set of long bolts and hockey pucks not exactly ride changing.
Yep i knew that.... I installed the BL, so i knew that, lol.
thats why i said its the shocks and suspension that make the ride smooth or rough. lol.
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Old 05-30-2012, 10:07 PM
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Yeah. I was only trying to prove a point to my dad. hes trying to keep me from lifting my truck.
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Old 06-06-2012, 12:18 PM
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Don't get torsion keys or crank yours the ride is she free you do it I learned first hand I will be going back to stock soon the look isn't worth the loss of ride quality I didn't want to take any advice when I got my ready lift torsion keys installed but I should have
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Old 06-07-2012, 07:04 PM
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alright..thanks for the tip..
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:54 PM
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I wanna lift my ford ranger 4 in and put some 33 tires and i want to know the options and thing needed to do that so if you can please help me out it would be awsome
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Old 06-20-2012, 09:05 PM
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33" tires on a 2.3l 2wd???
Be ready to re-gear the rear end, put in a new transmission, and maybe a new motor.
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Old 06-20-2012, 09:39 PM
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i was told that i just has to get a 4:56 ratio
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Old 06-21-2012, 05:07 AM
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Yeah but that's still alot of tire for a little 2.3 to move.
But I've been wrong before.

I know people have put 33" tires on 2wds, but they were 3.0 and 4.0 2wds.
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:34 AM
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Well what would be the biggest size I should get for this size engine and
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:43 AM
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I would stick with 31s maybe maybe 32s.
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:49 AM
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Okay thank you but do you know what kind of a lift I should do and if I should do a 3in or 4in lift
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:03 AM
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Okay thank you but do you know what kind of a lift I should do and if I should do a 3in or 4in lift
Well if you wanted I would get a 4 inch suspension lift. I'm not really a fan of body lifts. And with that motor I would stay with 31s. I have a 4.0 and I run 31s with a smaller gear ratio and it can be a slug sometimes
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:34 AM
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Suspension lift is going to cost u a hole lot more.
If this is just a daily driver, get a body lift, its cheaper, quicker to install, and will get the job done. For 31s, all u will need is a 3" body lift.
But like Ranger_Enthusiast said, just go with 31s.
Your mileage is going to drop, but I am sure a 2.3l can handle the 31s.
If u go with 33s, its going to be a turtle.
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:01 PM
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I was thinking like a 3 in suspension lift and 3 inch body
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