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Old 09-18-2009, 05:25 PM
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Question body lift

anyone ever use the el-cheepo body lift from summit racing? i see they have one in the July/august catalog starting at $82.95. i'm not beyond making my own bumper brackets so is that lift just as good as the name brand kit?
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Old 09-18-2009, 05:58 PM
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The lift I got is the summit lift

Only time u will need to modify bumper brackets is if you get the kit that fits on the 1998 -2000 ranger

Also the fuel neck ext. is wrong and you have to go to lowes home depot and get a pipe to fit I got pictures if you need some

If you get the kit made for your year you will be fine with everything
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:02 PM
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cool thanks stl. thinking about doing a 2" lift but if the price is the same i may as well throw a 3" in.
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:03 PM
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They make a 2" lift for 2001 and up?

Id just go with 3" and call it a day
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:08 PM
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i have the biggest tire on there i plan on running on the truck i'm just looking to add to the height for looks.
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Old 09-19-2009, 01:59 AM
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i have the biggest tire on there i plan on running on the truck i'm just looking to add to the height for looks.
And what size is that?
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Old 09-22-2009, 08:48 PM
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And what size is that?
i have a set of 235-75-15 on there now and just wanted a little more height without going overbord.
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Old 09-23-2009, 08:29 AM
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yeah i said the same thing but one i tossed on the 3" lift the tires went up also. I only rub a little at full lock with the 255's
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Old 09-23-2009, 08:33 AM
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dooo it. i have the summit kit also it worked fine for me.
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Old 09-23-2009, 08:43 AM
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yeah i said the same thing but one i tossed on the 3" lift the tires went up also. I only rub a little at full lock with the 255's
with the 2.3 i'd have to regear then and i don't have the skils to do that
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Old 09-23-2009, 08:46 AM
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i have the biggest tire on there i plan on running on the truck i'm just looking to add to the height for looks.
you wont be saying that when you get the lift on there! those 235s will look small!
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Old 09-23-2009, 08:52 AM
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well without regearing i can't go much bigger than what i have. besides i hate the looks of a stuffed wheel well i like a little bit of space like the stock fullsized dodges have in the back.. just my taste in looks don't flame me..
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Old 09-23-2009, 12:27 PM
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Come on man get your self a 3in bl and some bigger tires and regear you'll be happy that way
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Old 09-23-2009, 12:33 PM
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i have the 3.73's and i guess regearing wouldn't hurt but it runs good as is
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Old 09-23-2009, 12:34 PM
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Come on man get your self a 3in bl and some bigger tires and regear you'll be happy that way
ok rangerextreme i i'd have to get to a meet sometime and see. since i have had a rather large sized chunk of bone removed from my right hip and was born with a club foot. i'll have to see if i could get in and out of someone else's truck a few times to see if my old bones would take the punishment before i spend that kind of cha-ching..
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