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Old October 20th, 2008, 09:47 PM   #1
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98 explorer lift

I need to know who makes a 4 in lift for a 1998 explorer just picked one up and want to lift it about 4 in thanks
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Old October 20th, 2008, 09:50 PM   #2
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crank the torisions and add lift shackles for another 1-2"
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Old October 20th, 2008, 09:55 PM   #3
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is that the cheapest way to do it? got a buddy with an explorer
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Old October 20th, 2008, 10:02 PM   #4
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is that the cheapest way to do it? got a buddy with an explorer
heres the alternative

http://www.4wheelparts.com/Lift-Kits...s=38&t_pt=5491
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Old October 20th, 2008, 10:06 PM   #5
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danm thats so expensive more then his truck is worth
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Old October 20th, 2008, 10:07 PM   #6
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thats why i suggested body lift, torision crank, and warrior lift shackles

search around on explorerforum.com lots of really good explorer info
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Old October 20th, 2008, 10:10 PM   #7
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thats why i suggested body lift, torision crank, and warrior lift shackles

search around on explorerforum.com lots of really good explorer info
i will im just tryin to get an idea of what were gona do he waiting to get to 200k to turn it into an offroad truck
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Old October 20th, 2008, 10:32 PM   #8
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thanks for the info
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Old October 21st, 2008, 07:24 AM   #9
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well you could swap in a solid axle. or go body lift. i had 97 i cranked the tbars and threw air shocks in the rear. i had just 30/9.5 and it didnt rub but i would bottom out when we jumped it. id trow a solid axle under it, spring over the rear and add lockers the things are great when you do that.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 08:59 AM   #10
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solid axle swap not nearly as easy on 95+ explorers as 94- explorers
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Old October 21st, 2008, 09:28 AM   #11
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the superlift can be had for 1400. so not to bad i guess.

converting it to a solid axle will cost maybe twice that depending on how you want to do it.

you could cheap out on it and get a dana 30 and use leaf springs, you will need a toyota steering box.

search zabeard (user name) on here and www.ranger-forums.com his truck should give you an idea as to whats involved with the newer torsion bar suspensions and doing a SAS.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 10:13 AM   #12
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you can buy just the superlift front half of the kit for ~ $600, then just spring over the rear to save some money.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 12:10 PM   #13
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i didnt say it would be easy ha. ive done one. but if you shop the junk yards and such you can do it. the problem with independent is that axles are weak. and all that hangs down. you can iirc modify an f150 kit to fit. i found one on cragslist for 400 a 6inch kit
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