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need help choosing lift

I went to my local customs shop the other day to check out a lift my original thought was to go with a lift big enough to hold 33" Mikey Thompson MTZ's however after talking to the guy's there they said it wasn't possible, my biggest problem is the fact that my truck is still new and if i go any bigger then a 4" suspension lift I'll void the warranty they also told me any kind of body lift would void my warranty as well, so i decided that maybe i'll try to go with a 32" on my stock 16" rims however know comes into play my questions for you first off does anyone know if a body lift will void my warranty or not, second if i go with 32" tires willl i have enough room to let the suspension have its full range or will the tires punch through my fenders if i go off a small curb. and lastly my current quote is for a 2.5" suspension lift all around and he wants $1000 to do it. would it be cheaper to go for a body lift or is there another lift on the market i could use that would fit an '09 ranger. any help would be great.
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Bigger tires alone will also void some of the factory warranty. I would either leave it stock, or do what you want to it and not worry about it. I have an 08' and don't regret anything I have done.

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what kind of a setup do you have and how much did that run you, I forgot to mention earlier that i live in Canada so things are a bit more expensive up here. the only warranty i don't want to void is the engine and transmission warranties i don't care to much about the electrical and so on causes I've already voided those.
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what kind of a setup do you have and how much did that run you, I forgot to mention earlier that i live in Canada so things are a bit more expensive up here. the only warranty i don't want to void is the engine and transmission warranties i don't care to much about the electrical and so on causes I've already voided those.
I have a little more than 6" of lift.

Here's a basic breakdown:

4" Superlift w/ Superlift Drive Shaft
Coilover Conversion Hardware w/ Support Bars
Fox Coilovers w/ Hypercoils (Front)
6" Softride Skyjacker Leaf Springs
Fox Reservoir Shocks (Rear)

I paid roughly $3000 for the stuff listed above, but I got some great deals. I went a lot further with my set-up than most, and did not cut any corners. So there are many things that I did not list for my exact set-up, but this gives you the general idea.
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$1000 for a 2.5" suspension lift?

What the hell suspension kit is 2.5"? Those crap 'leveling' torsion keys? $1000?

As of now the only suspension lift for a 4x4 Ranger is the Superlift 4" kit.
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Your main options are superlift or body lift. Body lift would be the cheapest.
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