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Old 06-28-2013, 05:37 AM
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yes but a BL does not give you any added ground clearance...a suspension lift is the only way to do that
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:31 PM
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I just want to clear something. Yes a body lift only lifts the body off the frame. But having a SL doesn't really clear the axel out of the way. There is actually more to get hung up on then a body lift. Yes the SL is better because it keeps the CVs at a good angle. But getting bigger tires is truly the axel up an out of the way. Think about it. The SL brings the frame up higher off the suspension. I know people are going to complain at me about the words I just said. But look how the new cross members are on a super lift.

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Old 06-28-2013, 06:42 PM
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^He has a point.
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:06 PM
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^He has a point.
X2. i thought the same thing
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:25 PM
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yes but a BL does not give you any added ground clearance...a suspension lift is the only way to do that
No..it doesnt...but the point of a body lift is to add larger tires...which does give more ground clearance that lifts everything...like what FX4LVLII said!
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:30 AM
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Sweet, hopefully I can crank my t-bars this weekend or next. I hate just having my truck sitting there and not being lifted haha. All i've done since buying it was get a windshield decal, clear corner lights, bug shield, window visors, and spare key .......... Thanks for the info though guys its helped a lot coming from guys with the actual lifts and knowledge about them
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:09 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?
That's like saying why by a corvette or a Porsche when you can't use them for what there meant for (speed) it's cause people like the look of them. Same with lifting not everyone offroads but like the look of a lifted truck
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Old 06-30-2013, 11:01 AM
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That's like saying why by a corvette or a Porsche when you can't use them for what there meant for (speed) it's cause people like the look of them. Same with lifting not everyone offroads but like the look of a lifted truck
Ahhh, the psychological desire to "fit in" a certain niche. You don't need to do it. You don't have to do it. But since everyone else has it, and you don't, you come up with whatever reasoning to justify attaining it.
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Old 06-30-2013, 11:06 AM
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Ahhh, the psychological desire to "fit in" a certain niche. You don't need to do it. You don't have to do it. But since everyone else has it, and you don't, you come up with whatever reasoning to justify attaining it.
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Old 07-06-2013, 03:06 PM
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Okay last question, do I have to put my truck on jacks when I crank the t-bars or can I just do it on the ground?
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Old 07-06-2013, 04:18 PM
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Alright thanks, just making sure i'd be doing it the easiest/ smartest way possible
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Yeah and get a front end alignment done soon...or roast your tires...
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Old 07-07-2013, 02:26 AM
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Yeah I heard that's very important haha, wouldn't want to pay for more tires than I have to . Thanks
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:32 AM
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Just remember if you ever do end up getting a suspension lift. Consider that 1,500 a down payment because it is going to cost you a whole lot more than that to have everything right.

After lifting comes new tires, with wider tires you need new wheels, then you will need lower gears, then a tuner cause your speedo needs recalibrated, then new front driveshaft after your stock one goes and on and on and on.

So just think about it and ask yourself if you want to spend more like 5 grand on that lift when it's done.
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