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Old 06-27-2013, 01:16 PM
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No, because I still think you're wasting your money on Torsion Keys when you don't off-road the truck. Why would you pay money to lift a truck that you never take off-road?
Because its for looks and you have money to blow!!

I have seen many many almost brand new big ass trucks all lifted with big tires and tons of bling bling accessories on them and yet you can guarantee those truck will probably only see a dirt road now and then...because they are too "pretty" to get muddy!! We call them "mal crawlers".

You peek under my truck and look in certain spots you will find tons of dried up dirt/mud from going mudding!!
I was under there with a pressure washer at the car wash last weekend and i wa like "wtf i stoll got crap all up in there!!"
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:18 PM
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the underside of all my vehicles is so clean you can eat off of them and I take great pride in that
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:20 PM
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Heres a mall crawler

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that's fucking ugly
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:24 PM
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And how many times did you actually off-road that truck and extend the control arms?
he took it off road more times than anyone i know combined.
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:45 PM
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he took it off road more times than anyone i know combined.
Deep mud pits, large potholes, step ups, etc?

And did he use 4x4 while encountering any of the above?
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:01 PM
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Deep mud pits, large potholes, step ups, etc?

And did he use 4x4 while encountering any of the above?

he beat the shit out of it before i got it, always in 4x4. we didn't have a problem til 15 years later.

keys aren't always bad.
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:19 PM
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keys aren't always bad.
Sure they are, you just have a miracle truck that didn't break any parts for 15 years.

Which is strange because most ball joints wear out within 15 years, especially on a truck that is "beat the piss out of", even when aftermarket Torsion Keys aren't installed.
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:04 AM
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Yeah I was skeptical of the price since most are like $1200 or $1500 like mentioned above. And I looked at the instructions for the body lift and I just don't want to get in above my head since ive only had my truck for 3 months and dont know much about the parts and I would hate to ruin it. I guess I'll just crank my t-bars for now and save up a couple months to pay for a Superlift to get more. I can believe that lifitng gets addicting, I don't even have a lift yet and I want to get one asap haha. Thanks for the info and tips!
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:27 AM
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If I do the torsion bar crank how many turns should I do to not max out the t-bars but just obtain maybe just 2-2.5"? I heard 9 clockwise turns on a different thread
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If I do the torsion bar crank how many turns should I do to not max out the t-bars but just obtain maybe just 2-2.5"? I heard 9 clockwise turns on a different thread
It all depends on how far they are in now and how saggy your bars are. I turned mine two complete turns and got about an inch to inch and a half.
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I'll just crank my t-bars for now and save up a couple months to pay for a Superlift to get more.
Good man. That's the best way to roll long term.

It's ever a good idea to go cheap and end up cutting corners when talking about suspension.

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I can believe that lifitng gets addicting, I don't even have a lift yet and I want to get one asap haha.
Yep, very addicting - ask me how I know! lol

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Thanks for the info and tips!
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:18 AM
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If you crank your tbars...get an alignment done afterwards or you will roast your tires.

And a body lift isnt that complicated....if you can work a wrench and a screwdriver you can do a body lift.
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but a body lift is just so...well lets just say its not a 'proper' lift
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:29 AM
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but a body lift is just so...well lets just say its not a 'proper' lift
It lifts the body up and makes room for larger tires..which also adds lift....but its not a $1500 suspension lift.

Ive had mine for almost 2 yrs...no issues or anything.

Of course the only true way to go bigger is to be a traitor and a sellout and buy am f150!! Coughcoughdjcough
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