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Old 10-22-2009
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what do you guys think

so recently i have been thinking about what to do with my truck. i want to keep modding it but at the same time i wanna save for a bigger truck or a 4 wheel drive ranger which i would definatly mod. my truck as is 2003 2wd xlt 4.0 v6 55,xxx miles. i put on new tails led tailgate brake light vent shades bug deflector 15x8 ar bajas and 30x9.5 bfg ats. pretty much all i wanna do is lift it get some bigger tires and exhaust plus a few other small things. im not sure if its werth lifting or doing any further modding so im just looking for some advice on what to do.


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I would lift it. Spindle or body lift. Maybe 33's? Not for sure on that.
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i change my mind everyday on what to do, and ive always wanted a lifted truck. its not completly pointless to lift a 2wd right???
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Well ask yourself this. How often do you need 4 wheel drive? Would you put you new nice dd inthe kind situations where 4 wheel drive is needed? And is there anything you dont like about your truck besides it being 2 wheel drive?

I lifted my 2 wheel drive and i love it. I never have needed 4 wheel drive, i just do trails and no real deep mud. Got a bl and coil spring spacers and i can fit 33s no prob. I only have less than 250 in lifting it.
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ive only ever needed 4 wheel drive once. and your right i wouldent put a new dd in any situation like that. i dont do trails or anything really either i just love the look of a lifted truck. ive been reading about spindle lifts and body lifts and for what i want it for (the looks ) i could just do a body lift and 31s or 32s if they would fit
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How stupid would. Body lift and 30s look???
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I've got a 2wd Ranger. . . . and i don't ever need 4wd. Just throw a limited slip into it sometime. That's what i did. So instead of 1 wheel drive, now i've got 2wd!!! Lift that puppy. I've got a spindle lift with blocks in the back. I spent $380 for my lift, and like $700 on the limited slip and installation. And $1000 for my wheels and tires.

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i have a 3'' bl and 31 MT tires if that kinda helps. i payed too much for the lift, regret it but at the same time im just glad i got it done. 430 to install and 190 for kit :/....yeah i know, but i wanted to make sure it was done correctly and all. but yeah i know my mistake, and has burned a hole in my pocket.
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yea i no im gonnna spend the money im leaning more towards a spindle lift tho and i wanna run 32s and am not sure if i would have to regear or it would throw anything off
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32's you may wanna re gear.. Im on 32's w/ 4.10's and an LS it's still peppy.. 4.56 would be more fun.
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ok so i would be pretty straight with 31s then? and if i did a spindle lift would it be level with just the spindle and an aal? or would i need those shackles
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