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Western Mass Body lift insatll

Hi Guys
Looking for help with installing a body lift on my 2008 FX4.
Willing to supply drinks food beer .
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do you have a garage, tools, and an air compressor?
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none of those, but willing to travel.
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thinking this may have to wait till spring
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Don't need a garage and don't need air tools lol.

I did mine with my brother on a cold wet ground. Temps of 32-39F lol.

Man up and borrow some tools! Get it done!
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Don't need a garage and don't need air tools lol.

I did mine with my brother on a cold wet ground. Temps of 32-39F lol.

Man up and borrow some tools! Get it done!
Me and my brother did it on a f150 with hand tools only. The temp was in the low 20's. Took us two days though.
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Don't need a garage and don't need air tools lol.

I did mine with my brother on a cold wet ground. Temps of 32-39F lol.

Man up and borrow some tools! Get it done!
So your driving down to help. Right?
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So your driving down to help. Right?
you're funny haha
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Don't need a garage and don't need air tools lol.

I did mine with my brother on a cold wet ground. Temps of 32-39F lol.

Man up and borrow some tools! Get it done!
The point isn't whether you NEED them or not, it's for simplicity. I wouldn't want to volunteer to do it outside when it's starting to get cold with hand tools, fck that. I did mine alone in 10 hours and it would of taken longer if I didn't have air.

Plus I snap bolts with hand tools, ask Dave about his core support bolt lmao.
He couldn't even move the bolt with the breaker bar. I tried it and felt like I was rowing a boat until I snapped the bolt right in half
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thinking this may have to wait till spring
Probably. I don't think many people would want to help when it's getting cold out unfortunately, I being 1 of them lol.
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Will revisit this in the spring.
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I'll help in spring if I'm available. I probably won't have my truck but maybe ill stumble upon the thread at that time.
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haha air tools scare me on tight bolts. i tried it with my bumper nuts, completely rounded the nut off lol. hand tools for me. never lets me down.

did mine in about 12 hours with my brother. that also includes sanding down frame surface rust, coating with asphalt rubber coating, painting a few things, etc. was raining for 6 hours of that. i think we did pretty good.
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Air tools and a good torch. I've done two now. One with air and one without. Air just makes it so much more enjoyable. You won't hate life. Also a good torch. Pedro can vouch for me on this one. Hopefully since you drive an 08 there won't be much rust. That makes a BIG difference.
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Air tools and a good torch. I've done two now. One with air and one without. Air just makes it so much more enjoyable. You won't hate life. Also a good torch. Pedro can vouch for me on this one. Hopefully since you drive an 08 there won't be much rust. That makes a BIG difference.
haha yep. took 2 seconds to blast out the bolts when i brought the torch and the impact
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