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Hello guys, I was wondering about everyones view on a 3" body lift. Should I do it? I have the tires for it, but was wondering if anybody was for it or against it. I know some people say that it looks a little silly if you look hard enough at it, but I just dont know.
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Vs. what?

You don't have to change steering or drive train like you do with suspension lift.

I think it is more of "Why do you want it lifted"

Chassis lifts are for ground clearance, raising the frame higher, 4-wheelers choice
Body lift won't change ground clearance more than allowing taller tires
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IMHO it depends on the truck. A ranger hides a BL well. All you'd need cosmetically is the covers in the rear between the bed and frame and re-align your bumpers and hitch.

The Chevy trucks in the last 10-15 years look horrible with them, he frame hangs too low and looks like ****.

I'm not a fan of BL's but that's just me. I'd rather have all suspension for my lift
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Idk about looks, but...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jAzl8k9S4k8

Edit: I just realized why I shouldn't have replied.
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That video is based mostly on changing driveline angles and making suspension parts go out more quickly. A body lift does none of that. Your suspension remains the same, therefore you still have factory ride quality.
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That video is based mostly on changing driveline angles and making suspension parts go out more quickly. A body lift does none of that. Your suspension remains the same, therefore you still have factory ride quality.
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There's nothing wrong with getting a body lift.
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Does a Body lift look bad?

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Idk about looks, but...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jAzl8k9S4k8

Edit: I just realized why I shouldn't have replied.
Like I'm going to listen to that guy.
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i think they look alright. I thought of doing a body lift but went to the suspension lift. You'll like the ground clearance
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A 3" body lift won't look bad at all. Try to use the search function and you will see that some guys here have this lift kit.
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just remember the truck will want to tip easier.
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