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Old 02-11-2011, 05:33 PM
00RangerXLT 00RangerXLT is offline
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Default BL and t keys or t bar crank pics

i need to see wat my truck could look like body lfited or with a t bar lift. i got a 2000 so hopefully get pics of trucks close to that year
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:35 PM
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Default Re: BL and t keys or t bar crank pics

Torsion keys are no-no, read this: Torsion Lift Keys ???
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:44 PM
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Yes do not do torsion keys.
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:44 PM
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ok, so keys are outta the question. so wat should i do to lift my truck? SL is WAY too expensive for my budget. and i cant get why only superlift that ive seen makes SL kits for my year range. all the others do mainly 83-97
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:47 PM
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Crank the torsion bars. It is free
Same result if u bought the keys.

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Old 02-11-2011, 05:55 PM
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Default Re: BL and t keys or t bar crank pics

wat bout prices for havin to change cv balljoints due to the increased wear they will endure if i crank the t bars
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:56 PM
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Have had mine maxed for 3 years and no problems.
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Old 02-11-2011, 06:07 PM
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Default Re: BL and t keys or t bar crank pics

tbar crank



i smoked both cv's within 6 months but i also went down some very rough trails. i also smoked a hub it was bad solid axle under the truck now...
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Old 02-11-2011, 06:13 PM
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thats wat i dont get. some people crank em and no probs, others crnak em and gotta cough up cash for maintenance. i dont get it.
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Old 02-11-2011, 06:22 PM
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All depends how much you beat up on the truck. U don't di hardcore off roading. I will go down a few trails at the lake every now and then.
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Old 02-11-2011, 06:25 PM
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yea i just trail blaze on huntin trails, through some bumpy ruts, up a hill every now and then, and thats it
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Old 02-11-2011, 06:35 PM
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if the trails are like this look at fixing shit















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Old 02-11-2011, 06:39 PM
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the second pic and fourth pic are close to the trails i ride. and ruts are like a inch or less from my wheel so they aint deep
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Old 02-11-2011, 06:42 PM
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the second pic and fourth pic are close to the trails i ride. and ruts are like a inch or less from my wheel so they aint deep
honestly you will most likely be fine....that doesn't sound bad and my stuff didn't really get messed up until i was going through some stuff that doesn't have pics...
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:05 PM
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Default Re: BL and t keys or t bar crank pics

Here is my truck. Basically the same truck except I have cranked t-bars and shackles in the rear.


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