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Old 01-23-2011, 08:44 PM
2tonefx4 2tonefx4 is offline
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Default Body lift the only option?

I am sure that this is a very popular question, but...other than a body lift, is there a way to lift without the price tag of a fullout suspension lift? I was thinking about doing torsion keys and shackles, but read that torsion keys are a big no no. I am just not a super big fan of the look of a body lift, but looks as though it is my only option.
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Old 01-23-2011, 09:13 PM
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Default Re: Body lift the only option?

Crank your t-bars and itll level it out, other then that you have the BL option if you dont want the price tag of a susp lift
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Old 01-23-2011, 10:17 PM
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Default Re: Body lift the only option?

You can crank your bars. Easy way.
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Old 01-24-2011, 05:24 AM
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Default Re: Body lift the only option?

For trucks that ahve torsion bars this can be done http://www.fordrangerforum.com/how-s...sion-bars.html
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Old 01-24-2011, 06:03 PM
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Default Re: Body lift the only option?

Well i am looking to fit 33x12.50r15 on it. Will cranking up the torsion bars be enough? Or will cranking the torsion bars and changing out the shackles be enough? Or will I need a body lift either way?
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Old 01-24-2011, 06:05 PM
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Default Re: Body lift the only option?

You can stuff 33's with the T bars cranked but they will be tight. Check out the suspension section, lots of members have done 33's.
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Old 01-25-2011, 04:27 PM
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You can stuff 33's with the T bars cranked but they will be tight. Check out the suspension section, lots of members have done 33's.
I have looked through the suspension section, but have had a hard time finding many running 33's without a lift...If I crank my tbars about 2 inches and swap out my shackles, will 33x12.5r15 fit without removing the bumper valance? Or is it way too tight of a fit? I mean, I actually do very very limited offroading.
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:56 AM
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Default Re: Body lift the only option?

you need 33x1050 I believe if you dont want to remove the valance or cut into it that much. you may want to just run a 32x1050x15 Ranger Justin I think has this set up cant remember his screen name offhand

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Old 01-26-2011, 11:04 AM
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I would just get the body lift. I got one and it looks great! All you gotta do is get the gap guards. That'll fill in under the bed.
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Old 01-26-2011, 11:12 AM
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I have looked through the suspension section, but have had a hard time finding many running 33's without a lift...If I crank my tbars about 2 inches and swap out my shackles, will 33x12.5r15 fit without removing the bumper valance? Or is it way too tight of a fit? I mean, I actually do very very limited offroading.
Negative. Go for 32x11.50, it's the same setup I have (minus the shackles).
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Old 01-27-2011, 11:08 PM
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I have looked through the suspension section, but have had a hard time finding many running 33's without a lift...If I crank my tbars about 2 inches and swap out my shackles, will 33x12.5r15 fit without removing the bumper valance? Or is it way too tight of a fit? I mean, I actually do very very limited offroading.
I fit 33x12.5 on my stock suspension in the beginning. They'll be fine. You can always do a spindle lift. They're cheaper than full out suspension but more expensive than body lifts.
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