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Old 04-05-2011, 03:12 PM
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Hey everyone,
I was thinking about putting 33x12.5s on my 97 ranger and was wonder if they would fit under a 4 inch lift, also what are your opinions on body vs suspension lifts
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:31 PM
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they should fit under a 4" lift... body vs susspension lifts is a personal preference... it is mainly wether you prefer to spend 200 or close to 5 or 600 bucks... body lift you keep the same ground clearence... suspension lift you have to rework the drive line angle and all that other good stuff... my prference is with the body lift.
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:34 PM
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yes it will with correct backspacing.
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:52 PM
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they should fit under a 4" lift... body vs susspension lifts is a personal preference... it is mainly wether you prefer to spend 200 or close to 5 or 600 bucks... body lift you keep the same ground clearence... suspension lift you have to rework the drive line angle and all that other good stuff... my prference is with the body lift.
my preference is with the suspension lift. i would rather gain ground clearance and possibly more wheel movement, instead of just raising the body and half assing my attempts at a lift. i've seen enough body panels rip and tear at the mounts to make me not want to risk that with a soup can sized 'lift'. if his truck is 2wd, i doubt he'll have to re-work his drive line angle. if it's 4wd i will agree with you though.
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Old 04-06-2011, 12:21 PM
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my preference is with the suspension lift. i would rather gain ground clearance and possibly more wheel movement, instead of just raising the body and half assing my attempts at a lift. i've seen enough body panels rip and tear at the mounts to make me not want to risk that with a soup can sized 'lift'. if his truck is 2wd, i doubt he'll have to re-work his drive line angle. if it's 4wd i will agree with you though.
ok, ive been leaning more towards the suspension, and it is a 4wd. wheres the best place to get a lift for a moderate price, i dont do any hardcore wheeling, but i do drive in rough terrain so i dont want a flimsy lift
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Old 04-08-2011, 06:33 AM
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my preference is with the suspension lift. i would rather gain ground clearance and possibly more wheel movement, instead of just raising the body and half assing my attempts at a lift. i've seen enough body panels rip and tear at the mounts to make me not want to risk that with a soup can sized 'lift'. if his truck is 2wd, i doubt he'll have to re-work his drive line angle. if it's 4wd i will agree with you though.
x2. despite that suspension lifts cost a little more, it is definatly a better go. dont go body lift just for saving the extra couple bucks, suspension lift is much safer and better for your truck in the long run. and if you want a good suspension lift, your best bet is to go with the superlift kit.
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Old 04-09-2011, 12:14 PM
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Old 04-11-2011, 08:19 AM
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thanks man, now is it better to go ahead and buy rear leafs or use the blocks it comes with
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