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question body lifts

would a three body inch lift make it at 4x4 height?
and are they harder to install then suspension lifts?
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Yes & Yes

If you simply want height, get a spindle lift. I think you'll like it better than a BL . You'll get better than 4x4 look in my opinion. for the rear, cheby shacles, do a search on that. search is your friend.
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what does it take to install a body lift
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unbolt body bolts, lift body/bed, add block, throw in the new bolts. Thats it in a nutshell.
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83project, you think body lifts are harder to install than suspension lifts, how come?
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I'd say a suspension lift is better........better looking, better install. Heck....you know how hard a spindle lift is? WOW! Jack the truck up, Pull off the wheel/tires, unbolt caliper, pull off disc & bearings, pop off tie rod, unbolt upper joint from spindle, pop off lower joint.....there the spindles off. Install is reverse of removal, but add repack wheel bearings, and possible alignment. NOT THAT HARD. 1 person can install a spindle lift....where a body lift is best done with 2 people.

IMO, Body lifts are for those guys out there that it costs 2500 to lift a 4x4....a cheaper solution is a body lift for the 4x4 guys, IMO. IMO, always go for suspension lift, rather body. Go ahead...call me a bodylift hater.
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Yea I definitely cant afford a suspension lift. If I could afford one I would definitely get one, but for me a body lift is the best choice.
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do em both

if you know how to use an impact, angle grinder and can read you can do a body lift
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