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Old 03-27-2011, 09:26 AM
Marine513 Marine513 is offline
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Default What's the difference

Ok so this could be just about self explainatory and I could be dumb but I figured no question is stupid. What is the difference between a Suspension lift, Body lift, and a leveling kit?? I just want to add a few inches to my truck , it's not a 4 wd. I am not going off road I just want it to be a little higher not like 30 inch tires higher but just a little bigger... What's the best, cheapest option?
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Old 03-27-2011, 09:34 AM
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Default Re: What's the difference

Suspension lift makes the whole truck higher,frame body,everything.
Body lift lifts the body of the frame,no advantage except to fit larger tires and gives the apearance of a lift.
Leveling kit lifts just the front to get rid of the rake,all trucks come from the factory a little higher in the back to compensate for a load.
IMO i dont understand lifting a 2wd but if you were to do it i would think your best option would be a leveling kit.That would be all you need to get one size up for tires and it would offer a slightly beefier stance,also its the cheapest and easiest.
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Old 03-27-2011, 09:34 AM
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Default Re: What's the difference

body lift raises the body above the frame, suspension lift lifts everything buy lifting the frame and body higher from the suspension, leveling kit lifts the front suspension to match the rear height. if you just want a little bigger tires and dont do much off roading a body lift is fine, and cheaper.
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Old 03-28-2011, 06:05 PM
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Thanks guys!! I may just go with a body lift but then again the leveling kit sounds like a ok idea also , what size tires would i be able to fit you think? Right now I have some 14 inch rims which is WAY to small!!
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