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Old July 16th, 2008, 10:35 AM   #1
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1) i was bogging with a friend the other day. im running 36" tires with a 4" lift and hes running 39.5" tires with not sure how big of a lift. anyways, i was measuring the other day and idealy, id like to have a 9" lift all together. ive already got the 4" lift on my truck but from what it looks like id have to just buy a 9" lift, i cant add on to my lift i already have. is there a way to add on to my lift that maybe i havent found yet, or do i just need to go with a new 9" lift?


2) im currently in the process of trying to make my truck look a little prettier. i came across a bronco that im goona use strictly for parts and it has the ranger trim package on it. (my truck doesnt and never did). is there any kits that i can purchase to make the ranger trim package fit on my truck? i really like the chrome and thing it livens the 79 up tremendously. thanks in advance guys!
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Old July 16th, 2008, 04:34 PM   #2
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This may seem a bit obvious and im sorry if i am misunderstanding your question but if you have a body lift you could go with suspension and if you have a suspension lift you could add a body lift.
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well i have suspension, and i thought about body. i just dont really like how a body lift makes the frame hang under the body, i prefer all suspension lift, but if it comes down to it, i may end up having to do the body lift after all....
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It doesn't look that bad as long as you don't do too much body lift. I have 6" suspension and 3" body I can take a picture of the frame in the back to show you how it looks if you want. Oh and I have the ranger package I was curious what is the difference?
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It doesn't look that bad as long as you don't do too much body lift. I have 6" suspension and 3" body I can take a picture of the frame in the back to show you how it looks if you want. Oh and I have the ranger package I was curious what is the difference?
ranger package is prob trim, interior, etc
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ya, its the chrome trim on the outside of the truck, going down the middle...i dont have that and i was wondering if there is a way i can adapt that to my truck, like maybe a kit i can purchase on the internet.

ya, id like to see some pics if you dont mind. im really curious, with your 6" suspension and 3" body, what size tires can you fit?
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Sorry it took so long to get back to you I couldn't find my camera and i have been pretty busy. I now have 35 inch tires which have a massive amount of clearance. I know I could clear 38s and probably 40s. I think 38s would look the best under there.

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one way you could add on to your lift, is to take the coil pockets off the frame and remount them lower, if you did that by 3 inch in the front and added a 3" block between the axle and the leaf spring that would sit up nicer then if you added a 2" body lift you wouldnt have a really big ugly body lift, and you wouldnt have to modify steering or brake lines with just a 2". plus one nice thing about a bit of body lift is the ease of working on the transmission or back of motor, starter change etc.
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