Body Lift + Upstate NY rust + beginner
I have been really trying to do my homework on this and know exactly what I want to do but have a couple issues I have been reading about. I've decided the 3" BL is the way I want to go.
After reading through a couple how to guides on doing it yourself I noticed they consistently said that your tow hooks are now for show. Before I had my ranger I had a much bigger truck, and was always called to pull my friends out, if they are stuck in the mud, or in the snow. Is there an option where I can still lift the bumper and still have good functional tow hooks? Also I plan on towing up the weight of another truck, so I would like to be able to do that also.
I am a kind of a self taught mechanic. I'm not a pro, but I know how to turn a wrench. But I have never done anything like this before. The problem for me that complicates it is my vehicle has quite a bit of rust.
Anyways in a nut shell, I've never done something like this before, and I have quite a bit of rust. I'm just looking for advice, also what is going to be my limits for towing.
Last thing. I was looking at getting the summit 3" lift but what would you guys recommend for a beginner to install?
1999 Ranger single cab 3.0 Flex