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Old 02-13-2010, 08:17 PM
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Default 3'' body lift on 2006 ranger sport

i went to put a 3'' body lift on my 06 ranger sport today and the guy at the shop told me that he didnt want to put it on because the ride would be real shaky and told me i should return the kit and get a suspension lift instead. ive seen alot of people on this forum with 3'' body lifts and havent read any real downsides when compared to the suspension lift if im not looking to do any serious offroading but more so just to raise the truck and put some 32s on. are there any disadvantages to a body lift and a t-bar crank to level it out? any help would be appreciated
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Old 02-13-2010, 09:32 PM
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That guy is crazy. Even if you wheel it hardcore you wont experience anything bad with a body lift. Unless you install it wrong.

You can fit 32" tires with a mild t-bar crank. Have your alignment checked after you do
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Old 02-13-2010, 11:55 PM
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He's a mechanic?! Like STL said, there is absolutely nothing wrong with a body lift. I have a 3" BL, no problems, and I put it through some tuff shit. Just wait for an open day, and do it yourself! It'll be WAAAAY cheaper, and its pretty simple.
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Old 02-14-2010, 12:36 AM
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he probably wanted you to go with a suspension lift so HE could make more money off you for labour.

if the body lift is installed propper there shouldn't be any problems.
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Old 02-14-2010, 02:24 AM
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The real question is why do you want to put 32's and such if you aren't going to go offroading? Lol, just kidding. What did you say to the guy when he told you this? I'd definitely try to do it yourself but if not I wouldn't take it back there, not confidence inspiring.
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Old 03-04-2010, 08:54 PM
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could someone help me. i bought a 3" body lift from summit and the directions are not real clear. Can someone tell me or show me what to do?
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Old 03-04-2010, 08:59 PM
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could someone help me. i bought a 3" body lift from summit and the directions are not real clear. Can someone tell me or show me what to do?
Have you read the sticky thread on top of this forum?

Link: Body Lift 3 Tech Info Extravaganza
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Old 03-05-2010, 09:34 AM
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thanks. im doing it this weekend. this should help out alot
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Old 03-05-2010, 11:13 AM
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i wheel the absolute dogshit out of my truck and its body lifted... dont listen to that mechanic, he knows nothing about it apparently.lol do the lift yourself and enjoy.
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