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Old 05-29-2011, 01:48 PM
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Default i have been reading a lot of threads

and other 80% of the time.. ya'll tell one another not to be the toursion bar lift... why is that?..
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Old 05-29-2011, 01:50 PM
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what t bar lift are you talking about.
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Old 05-29-2011, 01:50 PM
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Default Re: i have been reading a lot of threads

if u had read them u would know lol


u cant do the t bar crank btw u dont have torsion bars


but anyway we say no to torsion keys cuz it does the same thing as cranking the t bars

some people say dont crank t bars cuz it wears the ball joints quicker but we do it anyway
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Old 05-29-2011, 01:57 PM
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Keys are a waste when u can get same result for free
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:10 PM
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Default Re: i have been reading a lot of threads

Do tell STL, i'm all in for free things. =) would you suggest a body lift or?..
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:18 PM
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you dont even have torsion bars what are you talking about.
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:54 PM
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way to go diablo... still no help and you keep repeating yourself. i've had my ranger for 2 months, yes i do not understand a few things about my ranger.
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:58 PM
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if u had read them u would know
according to ur first post ur so good at reading
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:58 PM
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Im just cluing you in chief. We all start somewhere. And Now you know that your truck doesnt have T bars! yayyyyy! you learn something new every day!
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Old 05-30-2011, 04:11 PM
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(facedesk)... awesome. anyways, seeing that everyone is haven a great time explaining to me everything but my question haha.. lifts? i'm looking for like.. a good 3" lift
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Old 05-30-2011, 04:15 PM
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Well you can Get a body lift, which is generally cheap as hell. (150 bucks)

Or you can go the suspension lift route. generally consists of spindles. Or longer coils. this is usually way more pricey. But offers more wheel travel.
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Old 05-30-2011, 04:33 PM
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(facedesk)... awesome. anyways, seeing that everyone is haven a great time explaining to me everything but my question haha.. lifts? i'm looking for like.. a good 3" lift

the torsion bar crank/key lift sucks because all it does is stiffen up your torsion bars. your ride turns to crap because it's like putting dump truck springs on a ranger. also, it is sitting at near maximum height, so if you go over a bump, your front tires may come off the ground, or your truck will pogo stick. both are bad. also, your upper and lower ball joints will be damn near at the maximum amount of movement, which causes them to wear out faster.

on your truck, if you plan on doing any off roading, get a suspension lift. lift spindles for the front give about 3" of lift, and are fairly easy to install. you can get an add a leaf for the rear leaf springs, or a block to space down the axle. you could get a body lift, which to myself and a few others is cheating, and a waste of time. you get the look of a suspension lift, without the functionality.
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Old 05-30-2011, 04:46 PM
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choices choices.... how long would you say does it take 1 person with two jacks to instal a body lift?


Thanks very much you guys very helpful.
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choices choices.... how long would you say does it take 1 person with two jacks to instal a body lift?


Thanks very much you guys very helpful.
a long time. get some buddies, beer, and pizza one day/weekend and it makes things easier.
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Old 05-30-2011, 05:06 PM
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Keys are a waste when u can get same result for free
IF you know how much is too much. Keys are still useful for those who do not.
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