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2" Body lift

why doesnt anyone make a 2" body lift for a dang edge? they make them for other models but not the edge.

probably a dumb question but, If you bought a 3" BL could you just cut down the nylon spacers to 2" instead of 3?
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I don't see why not as long as you get cut them nice and square. Couldn't you buy a 2" BL for an older truck? I would think it would work on yours, or just use the block and make it work.
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i wouldnt try it the other relocation parts will not work like the fan shroud if it is lowered 3 in and the body is only lifted 2 in it will hit
Why no just go for the 3in
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I have been wondering if you buy a 2" BL for an older truck would it work or not. Anyone answer that for sure
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Why not just keep a 3inch body lift..?
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Why not just keep a 3inch body lift..?
iv only seen a few double lifted with 33s that look good, other dont. i think 2" would be perfect. anyone have any pics of some that are double lifted with 33s?
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2wd or 4x4? (regarding your request for pics...)




Since you have the 3" already installed, you could get twelve 2"x3" blocks off the seller in the link below. And put them in. Keep in mind....you might need to mod your radiator drop, or just put it back to stock. Fan shroud clearence could be an issue to look at. I don't have a shroud...and have no cooling issues at all. Another thing to consider, is that your bumper lift brackets MIGHT just work. The rear: NO. The front: Possibility to making it work. I have the 3" BL too....and lowered my front bumper 1" with no modding of the stock mounts, or the PA bracket. So I had a 1" gap between the bumper and the grille......so......if 3" blocks are replaced with 2" blocks, and you lower your bumper 1".....it all should work out just fine. Everything else should be good(ground extentions, gas extentions, steering shaft, etc). Bolts might be another issue....

Link to individual PA Lift Blocks. Remember, you need 2x3" blocks. I got my 1x3" blocks from them, as did alot of other members who did their 1" BL.

http://stores.ebay.com/SPORTZTRAILERS

Found you a link to the 2x3" blocks......$3 each!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BODY-...2759QQtcZphoto
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^ 2wd

thanks for all the info. on the webpage it says

"These blocks are used for most full size applications. These lift blocks come in BLACK only.

**Note, not for use on mini-trucks. Mini trucks will use a spacer that is 2" high by 2" wide**"


so are they still ok. i wish someone lived closer to me that new more about this then i do so they can help me with all this
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iv only seen a few double lifted with 33s that look good, other dont. i think 2" would be perfect. anyone have any pics of some that are double lifted with 33s?
I have a 3inch lift with 33s...

I look fine.
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Sorry Katie, you do have a good lookin' truck. But...you are not double lifted. "Double lifted" is a term used when a truck has a Bodylift AND Suspension lift. For example, I am double lifted. The pic you posted, is the original thread starter's current set up. BL and 33's.



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^ 2wd

thanks for all the info. on the webpage it says

"These blocks are used for most full size applications. These lift blocks come in BLACK only.

**Note, not for use on mini-trucks. Mini trucks will use a spacer that is 2" high by 2" wide**"


so are they still ok. i wish someone lived closer to me that new more about this then i do so they can help me with all this
Don't listen to them. You need 3" diameter blocks. That's why I mentioned it like 4 times. lol. Look at your truck right now. Those are 3x3" blocks. I used 1x3" blocks for my 1" bodylift. 3" diameter is what you need for a ranger.


Your bumper to PA lift bracket bolts......are verticle adjustment slots. Stock Frame to PA lift bracket.....are horizontal adjustment slots. Loosen those verticle slots bolts, let the bumper drop 1". Pull off the bumper before you do the "drop"(lol). Do the "drop". Put hte bumper back on, and drop it. Done. lol.
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Sorry Katie, you do have a good lookin' truck. But...you are not double lifted. "Double lifted" is a term used when a truck has a Bodylift AND Suspension lift. For example, I am double lifted. The pic you posted, is the original thread starter's current set up. BL and 33's.

I know silly!
I just thought he ment 3in body lift with 33's is always ugly. So I wanted to prove him wrong!
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haha, so thats why you 2x3" several times. maybe you mis wrote this, but why would their be 3x3" blocks under their now and i wana buy 2x3"? that would mean id be dropping it.

but i do know id have to buy 12 of these blocks, then just find longer bolts and then try and find bumper brackets or you said the stock ones can be used?

did you say you had pics of DL w/ 33s?

P.S. how bout this, i fly you over here, put you up in a hotel, and you can help me... lol
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I'm down with that Nick....that'll be one hell of an expensive Bodylift!


I thought you have a bodylift right now? That's why I told you to look under your truck to see the 3x3" lift blocks....maybe i just gazed past a sentence......lol.

EDIT: sorry about that....my bad. I thought you already have a bodylift on the truck. SL = BL when your tired. But the info still applies to any wanting a 2" BL. *They do make a 2" BL for 97 and older trucks....
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haha, i was like "what are you talking about". and i was only joking about the flying down part. and yes i got a 3" SUSPENSION lift. haha

i was reading the listing and it says all you need is a gas tank filer hose, radiator spacer and bumper brackets. that sounds easy but where do you get stuff like this at?

im thinking this would be cool and all but may be too much work. id like to see some DL ranger first with 33s to really determine that im wanting to go through all this for 1" less.
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The 3" PA kit runs about $220 on average. The twelve 2x3" blocks are roughly $40. The PA kit includes EVERYTHING needed(parts wise)....all your brackets, blocks, bolts, washers, etc....

But....question is......why not just run 3" suspension, 3" body, and 33's?? Run the 33's til they are gone. Or......get 315's and sell the 305's(?) on craigslist. Dude...I sold my 85-90% 32's and wheels for $600, and got my 85% 35's for $450. I'd run the 3", no hassle, and run 33's til i got new tires.
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thats true with the 3" BL. it does come with everything. no hassle for sure. i dont want to sell my tires though cuz i just got them and i love them. 33s are perfect for me. i dont reallly want 35s. i dont go off road or nothing, more for like street and 'show'.

i just wana see some pics so i know itll look ok if i did a 3" BL
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There is a few people on here double lifted with 33's. I think k. blakeley is double lifted and has 33's. Check for some of his pics.
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im with a few here who wonts a 2'' lift ONLY

now i have seen 2" lifts for up to 99 but im not sure what the real big diffrences in the years to a 03

the only thing i could think of is the brackets for the bumpers,stearing ext and maybe the fuel fill?????????

so post up some snap shots of the 3'' componets so that may help us find out if a 99 2'' kit will work
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ya if a kit for a 99 would work, id get that in a heartbeat and it'll be done
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Why would you double lift on 33s? Its just gonna look terrible. If your going to do anything just go with a 1".
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i think a 1" would almost be a waste of time putting it in, although i have thought about it. can't you use hockey pucks?
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ya if a kit for a 99 would work, id get that in a heartbeat and it'll be done
that would be too easy i guess lol
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Why do you even want a BL? If you put a BL on you need to get bigger tires or its gonna look really funny.
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Why do you even want a BL? If you put a BL on you need to get bigger tires or its gonna look really funny.
who me or him
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