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Old 06-29-2011, 08:34 PM
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Default should i do BL???

heys guys i found a great deal on a 3" PA BL for my ranger so i bought it.


now should i do the lift or resell the kit?

if i did the lift how funny would 30.5" tires look on it?

is it easy to do?

i read the how to and it seems simple. i also did the Bl on my brother silverado.

i would also put all new body bushing on to while i'm at it cause we are going to put the new core support in at the same time.

would anyone wanna help me and my father do this?
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:17 PM
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how would the stock 235/75/15's look any ideas?
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:21 PM
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Default Re: should i do BL???

i lifted mine and it wasnt bad at all took some time though....im running 31x10.5 all terrains and they look small as hell on the truck...once i get all the life outta my AT's im getting 33x12.5 some guys also run 32x11.5 which look decent as well.....i think with 30.5's it wouldnt look that good but thats just my opinion
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:23 PM
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i lifted mine and it wasnt bad at all took some time though....im running 31x10.5 all terrains and they look small as hell on the truck...once i get all the life outta my AT's im getting 33x12.5 some guys also run 32x11.5 which look decent as well.....i think with 30.5's it wouldnt look that good but thats just my opinion
agreed, gona look small. im running 32s on mine. it wasnt that it was hard to do just time consuming and lil "nic-nak" shit that kept coming up slowing me down was all. go for it if you can get a lil larger set of tires.
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:27 PM
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another thing i got 3.27 gears how much would it kill me to go up to 33's or 31's power and mileage wise? cause i get 21 mpg now
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:29 PM
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another thing i got 3.27 gears how much would it kill me to go up to 33's or 31's power and mileage wise? cause i get 21 mpg now
depends. thats same reasen y i only did 32s, but i have 4.10s n mine. ima drain the trans and run amsoil in to help it. id say 33s with those gears b a lil rough, but thats just me. i dont like 33x12s. jus me tho
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:32 PM
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i think ud want to re gear with 33's...to 3.73's at a bear minium preferably 4.10's....my truck went from 20 mpg b4 the lift to 18 with it and when i get bigger tires its gonna go down as well
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:34 PM
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my gas milage didnt drop much at all from the lift.
but now it is from bad plugs, O2 sensors, and fuel filter all goin lol. tune up
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:34 PM
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PM me about this "great deal" you got on it.
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