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Old 07-24-2009
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body lift question

not really a suspension question, but i got a free 3" body lift from a friend, it came with the lifting blocks, and bolts, and bumper brackets to raise the bumper, the only problem is, i dont know if it will fit my 1998 ford ranger 4x4. it came off of a 1997 ford f150 2wd, but my question is, will it fit? i thought that lifting blocks are all universal on anything if there is enough of them, so i was going to put it on my truck, but before i tear off the body mounting bolts, i want to know if they are universal and will fit? please reply
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i know the bumper brackets wont work
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i knew that already, but do you know if the lift blocks will work?
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figured you did lol but the blocks should be ok just need the correct bolts
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I wouldn't even start tearing apart the truck, I would save myself the trouble and get the right body lift kit.

Do you know if the steering extension will work?
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^^YUP!! Will that steering extention work? Belive it's a $50 part from PA... that's about a third the cost of a brand spankin new, made for your rig, summit bodylift...


Are the blocks 3" diameter and 3" in height? If so, ya...those'll work.
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Yeah $50 bucks for all the bolts, $50 for the extension and having to make custom bumper brakets? And on top of that having to deal with a used lift, just buy it new.
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the lift blocks are 3" tall, im not sure how wide. i think they are like 2. but 3" dont need a steering extension do they?
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Uh yes they do. Only 1" can get away with no extension.
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well, my body lift blocks are like circular
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Yeah all are
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well, my body lift blocks are like circular
ya...they all are. Are they 3" in diameter and 3" in height?


I'll say it again...why waste the time when essencially you can only use the blocks.
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