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Old 04-22-2013, 12:34 PM
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Bought a 2008 ranger xlt. Need a cheap suspension kit or just spacer. Any good websites?
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Old 04-22-2013, 12:35 PM
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Old 04-22-2013, 12:41 PM
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Are u selling a lift kit or wanting to buy....learn how to post threads properly.


The cheapest lift u can get for your truck is a 3"body lift, a suspension lift is about $2000.
Get a body lift from summit for like $159.
Heres an example
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-7888300
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:39 PM
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Bought a 2008 ranger xlt. Need a cheap suspension kit or just spacer. Any good websites?
2wd? And is it coil or ttb

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Old 04-28-2013, 09:41 PM
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2008 xlt should be 2wd coil sprung, or it could be 4x4. If 2wd get spindles
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:14 AM
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, a suspension lift is about $2000.
It depends on who makes and how much lift.

mine was $500 for a 3"front spindle and 2" rear shackle
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:26 AM
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Are u selling a lift kit or wanting to buy....learn how to post threads properly.


The cheapest lift u can get for your truck is a 3"body lift, a suspension lift is about $2000.
Get a body lift from summit for like $159.
Heres an example
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-7888300
Body lifts are trash and a suspension lift isn't that expensive
I have fabtech 3in lift spindles and upper control arms and have not spent more than 300 you just have to keep your eye open

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Old 04-29-2013, 09:37 AM
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Body lifts are trash and a suspension lift isn't that expensive
I have fabtech 3in lift spindles and upper control arms and have not spent more than 300 you just have to keep your eye open

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Suspensions lifts for 2wds arent that expensive....for 4wds they are expensive.
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:43 AM
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2wd? And is it coil or ttb

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since when did a 2008 come with TTB... do you mean torsion bar?


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Body lifts are trash and a suspension lift isn't that expensive
I have fabtech 3in lift spindles and upper control arms and have not spent more than 300 you just have to keep your eye open

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yes body lifts are trash god i need to burn my truck down now... lets go offroading JR...


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Suspensions lifts for 2wds arent that expensive....for 4wds they are expensive.
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Old 04-30-2013, 12:44 PM
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Body lifts are trash and a suspension lift isn't that expensive

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This coming from the genius who doesn't know the difference between TTB and torsion bar...
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Old 04-30-2013, 05:10 PM
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This coming from the genius who doesn't know the difference between TTB and torsion bar...
Sorry I was jumping from thread I to thread I do know what the difference is between twin traction beam and torsion is.
But for body lifts they are trash who wants stock clearance on a lifted truck granted they dont look as bad on rangers as they do other vehicles like tacomas.

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Old 04-30-2013, 05:48 PM
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Sorry I was jumping from thread I to thread I do know what the difference is between twin traction beam and torsion is.
But for body lifts they are trash who wants stock clearance on a lifted truck granted they dont look as bad on rangers as they do other vehicles like tacomas.

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its only stock if you keep stock tires. between your rear diff and the ground that height is controlled by your tire size.

and guess what my truck is a good 2" higher then yours due to my tire size. if you wanna talk trash about body lifts come offroading with me and we will see who gets the bad end of my winch...

your 2wd 4cyl spindle lifted is nothing to go running around being happy about. its a mall truck I am really glad your front cross member is higher for them damn curbs
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Old 04-30-2013, 05:54 PM
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now boys...lets stay on topic...lol
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:22 PM
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Bought a 2008 ranger xlt. Need a cheap suspension kit or just spacer. Any good websites?
If you are 4wd, these will lift you nearly 2" in the front --> Stock Torsion Keys (98-07)

Plus you should be able to crank them for at least another 1" or slightly more. In the rear, add a leaf and shackle can be had for about $75. That is the cheapest you can go with an 08+ 4wd.

If 2wd, spindles for the front for 3" and shackle out back. That would run around $300-$350 or greater depending on what spindles you go with. I have heard coil spacers are not ideal and lift springs are better in terms of alignment and whatnot. I could be wrong because I have no reason to research coil spring front suspension.
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:51 PM
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its only stock if you keep stock tires. between your rear diff and the ground that height is controlled by your tire size.

and guess what my truck is a good 2" higher then yours due to my tire size. if you wanna talk trash about body lifts come offroading with me and we will see who gets the bad end of my winch...

your 2wd 4cyl spindle lifted is nothing to go running around being happy about. its a mall truck I am really glad your front cross member is higher for them damn curbs
Eventually it will be something to be happy about its got a lot planned I am not saying that my truck is more capable any person would know that a 4wd vehicle would perform better than mine I'm just saying that a suspension lift will always perform better than a body lift.
But if more arguing in store you can pm so we don't jack this thread.


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