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Old 07-29-2011, 10:43 AM
MeanGreen3.0 MeanGreen3.0 is offline
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Default 1988 Bronco 2 Class 1 4 inch suspension lifts

Knowing a Bronco 2 is a RBV will a class 1 4" suspension lift from Skyjacker, TuffCountry, and Rough Country apply to my B2? It still has the Dana 28 TTB. I dont need the kit that has leaf springs i have the perfect set from a 1999 4x4 ranger. What kit is the best budget friendly option? ive heard that some of the axle pivot drop brackets hit the axle housing when fully compressed. Will a 4" lift look right with 31x10.50 - 15 tire on a 15x7 rim? If you can post pics of the lift componemts on your rigs. Thanks.
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Old 07-29-2011, 11:39 AM
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Default Re: 1988 Bronco 2 Class 1 4 inch suspension lifts

4" and 31s is almost perfect...I'd go 32s though IMHO. Personally, just putting different brands together to make a kit is the best bet. 4" rough country coils, drop pitman arm, and radius arm drop brackets with skyjacker ttb drop brackets would be your best bet (the rough country brackets crack your diff just like you were saying.) Rough country coils are a little on the stiff side so they dont flex so well...you can always get a set of deaver coils from broncograveyard.com
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Old 07-29-2011, 02:06 PM
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Default Re: 1988 Bronco 2 Class 1 4 inch suspension lifts

What would be the best place to find these individual components. I would prefer new but sometimes you have to make exceptions.

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how about the tuff country lift?
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Old 07-29-2011, 03:37 PM
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Default Re: 1988 Bronco 2 Class 1 4 inch suspension lifts

The only ttb drop brakets that really DONT hurt your diff are the expensive brands (skyjacker, james duff, etc.) As I mentioned above, your cheapest place to get good suspension parts (aside from the ttb drop brackets) is rough country...you cant beat their prices and service.
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Old 07-29-2011, 06:41 PM
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Default Re: 1988 Bronco 2 Class 1 4 inch suspension lifts

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What would be the best place to find these individual components. I would prefer new but sometimes you have to make exceptions.

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how about the tuff country lift?
check ebay alot of the stuff is easily available there.
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:12 PM
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Default Re: 1988 Bronco 2 Class 1 4 inch suspension lifts

I found the James duff 3.5 inch with leafs and shocks for 600 to be a very reasonable deal. any experiences with this kit
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Old 07-30-2011, 10:59 AM
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Default Re: 1988 Bronco 2 Class 1 4 inch suspension lifts

No, but I know for a fact it's top of the line products...I think Pooleo (member here) has their track bars on his ranger
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:36 PM
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Default Re: 1988 Bronco 2 Class 1 4 inch suspension lifts

the 3" 84-90 bronco 2 stage 1 is only 600 thats reasonable and the photos on his site show rides with his kit and 31 x 10.50 r 15.
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