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Need some opinions on a lift kit offer..

A co worker of mine said he has a friend who is willing to sell me his fabtech spindle lift with shocks for 300 bucks. He did use the lift but it was only on his truck for 4 months. From what my co worker said, these things look brand new and were never taken off road in the four months he had them on.

Its an interesting offer. What would you guys say about it? Is it a good idea to buy a used lift kit, or should I save my money for something else?

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Seems like a good price for new condition. The spindles usually go for around $400 and the shocks will put you out another $200.
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Seems like a good price for new condition. The spindles usually go for around $400 and the shocks will put you out another $200.
Yea I thought that too. The shocks I dont really want them, i may just turn around and sell them and use the money for bilsteins shocks.. Im a tad bit picky haha.
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Ya I heard those fabtech shocks are junk. Definitely shell out the money for Bilsteins.
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sounds like a good deal
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Go for it....it would be the best $300 you spend on the truck.
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sounds like a great deal. do it.
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i would go for it shoot but i would look at the parts first of course
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well if you pass on those ill have my spindles up for sale (for less than those) in a few weeks...if not sooner
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well if you pass on those ill have my spindles up for sale (for less than those) in a few weeks...if not sooner
Hmm what kind of condition are your spindles in? I may not take up this offer for a couple weeks so perhaps ill be considering the two...
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had them on for about a year now...no problems, took them through azusa a couple times and hungry valley a couple times with out a problem.
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ok, call me stupid, but what all is involved in a spindle lift and how good/expensive are they, i have been looking for a lift and only one i have found is from superlift for a complete suspension lift-$1500 for everything for a 4" front and "3 in back
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There should be more then just superlift, where abouts have you looked?

Question, Out of the spindle lefts that are left for 2wds, how does fabtech compare to doestch, springtech, and pro comp? Pro comp stopped making theirs which is a bummer but if i could get pro comp still i probably would. Ive heard good things about pro comp and mixed about Fabtech.
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ok, call me stupid, but what all is involved in a spindle lift and how good/expensive are they, i have been looking for a lift and only one i have found is from superlift for a complete suspension lift-$1500 for everything for a 4" front and "3 in back
wont work for you since you are 4x4...suspension lifts for you start at around 1000 i think you can body lift for around 200 i think...
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There should be more then just superlift, where abouts have you looked?

Question, Out of the spindle lefts that are left for 2wds, how does fabtech compare to doestch, springtech, and pro comp? Pro comp stopped making theirs which is a bummer but if i could get pro comp still i probably would. Ive heard good things about pro comp and mixed about Fabtech.
there are some threads on here about the different kinds...i think most people on here aer using the doestch since they are a lot cheaper than the fabtech. Griggs has used both and he posted up a comparison on here somewhere...
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The Fabtech spindles give a wider stance and maybe a half inch more lift.
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wont work for you since you are 4x4...suspension lifts for you start at around 1000 i think you can body lift for around 200 i think...
IMO body lifts look funny, if i lift it i want a full suspension lift
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