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body lift ideas?

i'd like to install a two to three inch body lift on my truck. not sure whats the best way to go about doing so without completely draining my wallet... any ideas?
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3" body lift, you can get one brand new from summitracing.com for around 120 bucks.

http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku
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thanks. is a suspension lift along with a body lift really necessary?
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depends on what size tire you are wanting man
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Yeah it really depends what size tire you want to run and how much you offroad.
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yeah i don't tend to off road that often. i'd prolly just run stock tires on there for now seeings how i'm still in high school and arent bringing loads of money in every week. but by keeping the normal sized tires look kinda weird with a 3 inch body lift you think?
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Yeah it would. What kind of Ranger do you have 2wd or 4wd?
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4wd, extended cab, step side bed
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yeah, if youre not gonna run larger tires, a body lift is pointless IMO
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Yeah a body lift is really your only option at lifting for under 1500 bucks. Wait until you can get bigger tires though.
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thanks guys
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any cons with doing just a body lift?
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What do you mean? I love mine, no negatives so far.
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like nothing to look out for? and is that all you have as far as lift wise is just the body lift? no suspension or anything else
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I see you have a 3 inch lift with 32x11.5 BFG All Terrain's tires with 15x8 rims. Would getting 33x12.5 BFG All Terrain's tires w/ 15x10 rims fit or would it be a little to tight?
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You would rub alot with 15x10's and 33x12.5 unless you decide to get a body lift to go along with it.
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yeah i was planning on getting a 3 inch body lift then hopefully 15x10's and 33x12.5 tires unless it would rub even with the lift, in that case i'd just settle with 32's
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You'll be fine with 33s and a BL. I ran my 32s stock, I haven't gone bigger yet for monetary reasons.
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thanks, now all i needa do is start saving my pennies
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I have a 2" James Duff body lift in my '89 and have been very pleased. Check them out at www.Jamesduff.com They have just about everything for rangers, broncos and exploders. I think I paid like 100 bucks for mine.
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