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I DECIDED TO PUT A 6in lift on the truck







finally.. im sick of getting stuck lol so im installing it right now
and i got 33 in tires for the new lift

what do u think
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go for it

be sure to have pics ready
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great.
interesting way of placing the lights on ur bar.
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thanks. it just looked funny with the lights on top. there was to much space from the cab lol

ill have pics up soon. i should be done in a few days.
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what in the heck made you decide to do this at 3 in the morning?
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finally.. im sick of getting stuck lol so im installing it right now
and i got 33 in tires for the new lift

what do u think
Learn some better offroad driving technique.
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going at an angle definitely helps. but why not lift it? lifting a truck is a wonderful thing to an extent
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going at an angle definitely helps. but why not lift it? lifting a truck is a wonderful thing to an extent
Yeah, going head on isn't too bright, and coupled with what look like highway tires I'm sure that didn't/doesn't help. Even better, I'm betting the extra weight of the dirt bike also factored into that first pic.

I can almost guarantee him, any one of the guys on here with awesome offroad experience could school him with his truck in his current setup versus the idea of lifting it 6 inches and slapping 33s on there. It's about the lines you take offroad. Granted I lost my lower plastic valence, but I took my old 93 with 235/75/15 BFG ATs places I didn't think I could and it was 2wd with no lift!
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so harsh! haha

i remember the day i lost my valence, good times.. good times.
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Sounds good man, get us some pics when you can.
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what in the heck made you decide to do this at 3 in the morning?
i would
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He asked what we think. I think he needs to learn better driving techniques; MAYBE get some BFG ATs for the road/offroad driving. Just because you slap a 6 inch lift on and 33s doesn't suddenly make you Bigfoot, Grave Digger or some other monster truck and all invincible offroad.

So my opinion, screw the notion of a 6 inch lift. He's already running stock ranger rims (14x7I believe...had those same rims on my 93) and probably has OEM size tires. Ditch that rim/tire setup, get some 15x7s and 235/75/15 BFG ATs. He's 18, save the lift money for gas or taking girls out.
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he's probably half way though the install lol

i'm not arguing, just having a good time
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He asked what we think. I think he needs to learn better driving techniques; MAYBE get some BFG ATs for the road/offroad driving. Just because you slap a 6 inch lift on and 33s doesn't suddenly make you Bigfoot, Grave Digger or some other monster truck and all invincible offroad.

So my opinion, screw the notion of a 6 inch lift. He's already running stock ranger rims (14x7I believe...had those same rims on my 93) and probably has OEM size tires. Ditch that rim/tire setup, get some 15x7s and 235/75/15 BFG ATs. He's 18, save the lift money for gas or taking girls out.
I agree, it's all about approach angle, even with the 33's I don't believe it would make it up that straight on like that.
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common guys, have faith.. he just needs the proper amount of skinny pedal.
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Skinny pedal FTW!

I say lift it, but that doesn't mean you don't need to learn better techniques. I don't care how much you lift your truck, it will still get stuck.
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common guys, have faith.. he just needs the proper amount of skinny pedal.
lol
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seriously, his front tires are almost on the up slope. he just has to sacrifice his bumper and push through lol
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common guys, have faith.. he just needs the proper amount of skinny pedal.
Yes, but chances are you're going to have body damage.

Hell, give me enough of a running shot and I could make it up it in a Honda civic, that ***** may be totaled, but it will be at the top of the hill.
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Yes, but chances are you're going to have body damage.
chicks dig it.. and if she doesn't, find a new one
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chicks dig it.. and if she doesn't, find a new one
You edited

The before edit version: You can come pick me up, I'll drive and let you spot, Hell I'll even wear a wig and let you call me Jessica, if you'll let me drive your truck. But you better not try none of that run out of gas ****.

The after edit version: She may dig the body damage, but I don't.
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You edited

The before edit version: You can come pick me up, I'll drive and let you spot, Hell I'll even wear a wig and let you call me Jessica, if you'll let me drive your truck.

The after edit version: She may dig the body damage, but I don't.
thats wrong in so many ways..

you made me lol though, congrats.
come to texas, i'll let you take it around the block(no wig needed), nothing over 35 so so though.. after that its a new monster. 50+ its just plain stupid.
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thats wrong in so many ways..

you made me lol though, congrats.
come to texas, i'll let you take it around the block(no wig needed), nothing over 35 so so though.. after that its a new monster. 50+ its just plain stupid.
It was the most sick and twisted thing I could think up in 30 sec. haha

600 miles is a little to far. lol
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600 miles ain't bad, i expect you here for the Austin meet with the diesel ranger

i'll be coming up the eastern US at some point.. I went to the outer banks with my parents in their 2wd burb, the whole time i was like I WANT MY TRUCK!

i know its a long ways to go for some sand but i liked it out there.
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600 miles ain't bad, i expect you here for the Austin meet with the diesel ranger
Don't hold your breath. lol

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i'll be coming up the eastern US at some point.. I went to the outer banks with my parents in their 2wd burb, the whole time i was like I WANT MY TRUCK!
If you ever plan to go through Chattanooga, TN give me a holler.

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i know its a long ways to go for some sand but i liked it out there.
I've never been, I don't even know where it's at. lol
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