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Lowering vs Lifting - Price

I bought my 3-4 drop kit for my 97 for $350

Is it any cheaper to lift? Im just curious. I dont plan on doing it

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you 2wd or 4x4? lift would be much cheaper since your ibeam
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$75 for a 4" Lift, minus some hardware.
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3 inch body lift is $130ish
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you gotta buy tires for a lift tho....
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you dont have to, it just looks better. same thing with lowering
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you gotta buy tires for a lift tho....
If you lowered yours would you keep the same tires and lift? Lowered or dropped I would have to buy diffrent tires and rims
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see with liftin you got wheels, tires, lift

lowin your not gunna wanna to keep stock wheels so you need bigger ones which also means new tires

kinda what andy said up there
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true....
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so either way your gettin new shoes and rubber

now you gotta think out he price of lift, and lowering and go from there..

and keep this in mind..you lift..you get bigger tires your MPG goes down..costin you more money

and your gunna lose power so your gunna want to upgrade stuff, get a chip or sometin..if you lift alot..get new gears..new brakes..think of EVERYHIN that you will need and prce it up
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All I was asing about was the hardware.......lol

I thought of it today and I thought it would make an interesting topic.

You guys are exactly right about the added costs of going up or down. I think overal....Ive got 400 in the drop, 1200 in the rims and tires......so 1600 for a 3/4 and rims/tires.....
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I've got 210 in the lift and 1,050 in the wheels and tires.
So 1,260 together.
it all depends on the wheels tho. mudders can be more expensive.
I'd say its about the same unless you do a suspension lift with beats $1,600 alone. Then wheels and tires.
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I would say I have about $1300 lift + tires and if you factor in my old tires I am at about $1900
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