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Old 02-12-2011, 05:45 AM
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Default Re: BL and t keys or t bar crank pics

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Torsion keys are no-no, read this: Torsion Lift Keys ???
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Yes do not do torsion keys.
I understand the "two part adjustable" keys, but for solid one part keys, why not?

Summit sells ones for us that have 2" lift without touching the bars (like older ranger keys), isn't that better against eventual sagging?
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:48 AM
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so cranking with stock keys is better than puttin in new keys. how long will my balljoints last before i gotta replace em
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Old 02-23-2011, 12:05 PM
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so cranking with stock keys is better than puttin in new keys.
Yup.

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how long will my balljoints last before i gotta replace em
Far too many variables to determine that. EX:How much you crank them, tire size, wheel weight, abuse (offroading etc.).
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:36 PM
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i just wanna go up to 285's, or 32.8 in tires. and i do a little trial blazing, but only durin huntin season. nothin hardcore
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:23 PM
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i just wanna go up to 285's, or 32.8 in tires. and i do a little trial blazing, but only durin huntin season. nothin hardcore
dont try and kill it and they should be fine like i said i beat the shit out of mine and they broke.
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:27 PM
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i only need like wat, 1.5-2 inches to fit em? i got 265s on right now on stock lift, bars untouched.
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:31 PM
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i only need like wat, 1.5-2 inches to fit em? i got 265s on right now on stock lift, bars untouched.
i rubbed the frame with mine maxed out and stock backspacing but that was at full lock and flexing out. if your going to do it it is going to wear parts faster may as well just max them out its like a .5in difference
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:44 PM
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yea. but could i possibly get stronger bars and balljoints made for sharper angles
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:51 PM
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yea. but could i possibly get stronger bars and balljoints made for sharper angles
stronger tbars? i had the best bars that came on a ranger on mine and they sagged pretty fast but that may have had something to do with jumping it a little bit....
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:03 PM
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by jumpin, ya mean stuff like baja race trucks do
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:46 PM
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by jumpin, ya mean stuff like baja race trucks do
hit some washboard at around 40MPH
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:35 PM
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Body Lift Only on 33x12.50's

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Old 02-23-2011, 11:11 PM
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Default Re: BL and t keys or t bar crank pics

I have had both and prensently i am running the superlift key lift installed from the dealer.This will not void the warranty but cranking them would.I perfer the key over cranking,i dont see any of the side effects yet where as my friend has his cranked and it rides poorly and he keeps wearing front end parts.But then again maybe i am just lucky i dunno.
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:25 PM
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I have had both and prensently i am running the superlift key lift installed from the dealer.This will not void the warranty but cranking them would.I perfer the key over cranking,i dont see any of the side effects yet where as my friend has his cranked and it rides poorly and he keeps wearing front end parts.But then again maybe i am just lucky i dunno.
i have keys in my garage it is the same as cranking the tbars and it does void the warranty. the dealership just cant see they are cranked since the bolts not all the way in. you havent broken things cause you have a 2010 whats it got 30k on it?
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:35 PM
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i have keys in my garage it is the same as cranking the tbars and it does void the warranty. the dealership just cant see they are cranked since the bolts not all the way in. you havent broken things cause you have a 2010 whats it got 30k on it?
15k but its warrantied since they installed it i guess.I am playing with the idea of going bigger,the first time something lets go due to the keys they will come out and i larger lift will go in.I really do believe i am too much of a perfectionist to be happy with a BL and like i said i have cranked the tbars and could'nt stand the ride.
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