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Old 05-24-2011, 09:41 AM
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Default looking for updates on 2003 fx4 level II lift info

I'm fairly new to the site although this is the third ranger I've had. Up to this point just searched the site for how to information and to look at all the trucks on here. I've been looking since I got my most recent ranger for any information on lifting a 2003 fx4 level II with the manual tranny and the manual transfer. All I have really found is that in order to do the lift it involves fabricating a linkage extension since there don't seem to be any out there. I was wondering if anyone knows of one or if anyone on here has done it and would be willing to share how they did it. Thanks! -tim
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Old 05-24-2011, 09:45 AM
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Default Re: looking for updates on 2003 fx4 level II lift info

people have body lifted them. Like you said, you have to make an extention (and if i remember correctly) you might have to notch the body too. From what ive read, even all stock, it barily has enough clearance for 4wd low.

or you could do a superlift and not have to worry about the linkage
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Old 05-24-2011, 10:38 AM
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Default Re: looking for updates on 2003 fx4 level II lift info

I have a superlift and it is worth the money!!
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Old 05-24-2011, 12:07 PM
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people have body lifted them. Like you said, you have to make an extention (and if i remember correctly) you might have to notch the body too. From what ive read, even all stock, it barily has enough clearance for 4wd low.

or you could do a superlift and not have to worry about the linkage
Sorry if this is a dumb question but how would the superlift eliminate the linkage issue with the manual transfer case?
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Old 05-24-2011, 12:14 PM
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Sorry if this is a dumb question but how would the superlift eliminate the linkage issue with the manual transfer case?
the superlift is a suspension lift, so the manual transfer case stays in the same relative position to the body; on a body lift, the chassis/drivetrain is three more inches away from the body...
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