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im rockin the summit kit paul. It works just as well. The only complaint i had was directions. But if you get someone with good vehicle knowledge you can do it in a day.
Yea I shouldnt have a problem im pretty well with vehicle knowledge.
I will just look around for some tires to fit my stock rims and run a bl.
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Why do people rant like this on the internet. ITS POINTLESS. STOP
Yes he is a big help to.
I asked a question for bodylifted people and how they feel if there bodylift was worth it.
Just ignore him

From what it sounds like a body lift is perfect for what you want. Its a cheap way to fit bigger tires and it still rides like stock and looks good.
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Nope Justins (toreador4x4) helped me more @least he works at Ford and knows whats going on
There are tons of people who work at ford...who cares...stop posting dumb crap!!!


I have had my BL on for a few years now. No problems I love it.

I do not do much offroading, but I like how it looks.
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Yea I shouldnt have a problem im pretty well with vehicle knowledge.
I will just look around for some tires to fit my stock rims and run a bl.
You can download the PA kit instructions anyway, they will work. I didn't really even use the instructions after talking to shane about it I knew pretty much how everything went together.
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What size tire should I run. 33 10.5ish ??
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i would def say get the summit kit and look on craigslist for wheels and tires you will find a lot of guys that lift there jeeps and get rid of really good stuff for cheap
the summit kit is the sama as the PA kit
im was in the same boat as you but im gettin my BL friday and still lookin for a deal on tires
oh yea heres a link to detailed instructions
http://www.therangerstation.com/tech..._BodyLift.html
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def 33x12.5
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Its all personal preference, I like the wider look though as do most
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Lets play nice ladies, lol.

I am one of the worst about that.

I would get the BL that is the best price and quaility. I have the PA and I have been very pleased with it.
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Could you run stock rims on 12.5 width.
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I wouldn't, you would have to lower pressure to get even tire wear.
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Although cheap, stay away from heavy steel rims if you put 33s on it. Your truck will be so slow, your brakes will hate you and you'll take a big hit on fuel milage.

I had steelies with 31s and I hated them. Now that I have aluminum rims back on the truck, it drives way better.

Keep your stock aluminum rims for now and run a 33x10.5 until you find a nice set of rims you want, and then just swap the rubber over.

Go for the BL and tires for now and save up some money for rims and other goodies.
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Summit bodylift FTW
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Do you think that a body lift is worth it. Yes it is for 200 bucks. Thats dirt cheap. Until you add in 200 in steelies and 600 in 33s. 1000 bucks max. I am a kid I make great money and can afford about anything you through at me. I would do some wheeling. And would run ATs or MTs.
If you can afford just about anything we can throw at you why would you waste your time with a BL and espically steelies?

Get a suspension lift and some nice wheels and 33's.

Spend a couple of "g's" if you can.
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If you can afford just about anything we can throw at you why would you waste your time with a BL and espically steelies?

Get a suspension lift and some nice wheels and 33's.

Spend a couple of "g's" if you can.
haha I dont need it. I dont really want to spend that much on this. I will do some wheeling but probaly not enough for a suspension lift. Maybe some time in the future I will double lift and do like 35s. Im planing on running 33s with stock rims for now. I am looking around on craigslist for some 33 10.5s and the 10.5s are hard to find. I might buy them new. What is some good prices for 33 10.5s
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If youre gonna run 33" tires, you definately should get a body lift. If you dont, its gonna rub quite a bit. My 33"s rub a little with the superlift (about a 3.5" lift)
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Oh yea im going bl
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get a 12.5 tire if you BL
10.5 are way to skinny looking for a lifted truck
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get a 12.5 tire if you BL
10.5 are way to skinny looking for a lifted truck
He's keeping stock rims
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He's keeping stock rims
hmmm i would still get the 12.5 if he is plannin on getting new wheels later on
he would prob hate the pizza cutter look
imo 33x10.5 is for a stock truck with cranked tbars
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He's keeping stock rims
Yep. Will I be fine with no back spacing on the stock rims.
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Yes if you go with a 10.5", if you go 12.5 you'll rub like crazy due to backspacing being so high.
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Will it be good with flexing with 10.5s
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Honestly I have no clue on that
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Dang first question you havent know. Alright its cool. Thanks for all the helpp.
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