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Old 02-05-2006
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3" PA Body lift question...

How hard would it be for someone who is not THAT mechanically experienced to install the lift? I'm no stranger to tools, but I've never done anything that serious yet. I would love to try...does it require an extensive know how?
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not to hard the MI crew got that hting down..

just unbolt and stick spacers in and do one side at a time..

ive heard to spray some PB on the bolts to get them to loosin up a couple days b4 you install it..
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you need a couple sockets , and a BIG pair of channel locks. . other then that get a friend to help you with the cab and be careful not to pinch any fingers off :)
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Well since I just helped Jeffro put his PA Body lift on his 03 Ranger Sat. I will tell you that it isn't that hard. There where some things that where a pain to do but it wasn't that bad. I will give you one warning that is not in the manual CHECK YOUR A/C LINES when done. We didn't and all got to suck in some good ol 134A. I see you are in NJ Me, Jeffro, & Winks have all done body lifts we might be able to get a Mod Meet.
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ive done 4 rangers, i dont really think it is that bad. im no mechanic thats for sure.

just take your time and read the instructions



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I will give you one warning that is not in the manual CHECK YOUR A/C LINES when done. We didn't and all got to suck in some good ol 134A.
its in the manual. Pretty SURE it says to CHECK and make sure nothing rubs. If it didnt say that i would have missed it and done the same thing.
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ive done 4 rangers, i dont really think it is that bad. im no mechanic thats for sure.

just take your time and read the instructions





its in the manual. Pretty SURE it says to CHECK and make sure nothing rubs. If it didnt say that i would have missed it and done the same thing.


yeah, the kit comes with an extra piece of hose to put around your a/c hose
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Never saw it I also wasn't the one reading the distructions
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Sounds cool about the meet, Im probably not gonna do anythning until mid-late spring
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yeah, the kit comes with an extra piece of hose to put around your a/c hose
odd.. i never got that piece .

im still waiting on my shifter extension . almost two weeks later .
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Sounds cool about the meet, Im probably not gonna do anythning until mid-late spring
Let us know when you want to. By then we should have the welder set up in Jeff's garage and we will be ready to rock.
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Cool thanks!

Am still debating between body lift or spindals. Maybe the Fabtech 3" spindal kit that Jusnes carries
Got some time to think about it...and budget
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