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View Poll Results: Lift OR Drop IT,, Vote till the 25th of July,,
Lift it 47 71.21%
Drop it 19 28.79%
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Lifting it would be nice. Dont forget you may need new gears.
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most of the lowerd guys ive talked to didnt notice much if any difference in mpg,, either way most of my friends are split on it too,, some love the lowerd rice truck look, others love the lifted redneck look,, Im just going to see what are the results of this poll in a month and go by that,, I personaly love the looks of both just I cant have both,, the plan is suspension first, then wheels and tires, then a tuner and efan,, maybe lower it and get a atv? or lift it and borrow my sis's neon when I wanna be low,,
i meant the mpg of lowered vs. lifted.
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I have a 2wd and its a 4 banger. It's lifted. I did need new gears. It was worth every bit of $$ I put into it. It is a very capable off road rig also. XL2.3 im sending your pm right now.
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Lift it, Fat Chicks cant jump!
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Lift... another 2wd, 4-cylinder checking in... I'm running 31's with 3.75's and it's a little sluggish off the line, but you'd be suprised how well it does. Lift, for sure...
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lift it.
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Eh, I wouldn't lift a 4 cylinder 2wd. But hey that's just my opinion, good luck in whatever you decide.
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Lower it for sure.
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ok

1st...if your doing a 5inch lift, you gotta go bigger then 31s, it will look crappy

2nd...that is a horrible picture of a 3/4 drop, might want something more real

3rd...who really cares how you do it? I mean, its a truck, its going to look good no matter which way you go, so go the way you want, you wanna lift it, lift it, you wanna lower it, lower it



Personally, I started with a 2/3 drop, then a 4/5 drop, and then a 5/5 drop all on 17s and 245/45s

Now im rolling a 3inch suspension lift and 3inch body on 33x12.5

and yes i have a 4banger
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aight maybe go a more moderate/cheaper way, like the 3/2 lift for $350 and either get new a/ts for like $550ish or get ones g'sevo is selling with the rims for $600,, yeah i know my ps arent the best,, so now looking at $900 plus install for a 3/2 vs $1200 plus install for a 5/4,, should be about edge height then,,

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lift it... I dont think it will sit that high...........
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Lower It!
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GO BIG OR GO HOME!.. lift that thing... would be so sweet
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Lift won....
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not all lowriders are bad if you do them right.Ive had 6 s10 lowered finally done the last 2 right using coils and spindles in front with mono leafs and shackles in rear with drop shocks.man what a difference.I have had lifted 4x4s and lowriders my last 4x4 was a 2000 ranger with 4.0 running 33in tires it got around 10mpgs and now have a 01 ranger with a 3.0 soon to have a 4/5 drop with 18 in rims.to each his own but i like to ride around to much and if you dont have gas money then your not riddin!if you lower it do it right with springs and spindles and mono leafs out back.bags are for sissys.If you lower it just use more caution when out running around.at 50mph hitting a manhole cover in a construction zone with your skidplate really hurts,trust me I did it before
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dude guess we posted about the same time.looks good though!
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your truck would look so much better if you polished your rims. i use mothers polish and it is cheap and works great!
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looks real good man.. personally i'd change the rims.. but it looks awsome
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i would lower it...2.3L doesnt need anymore strain to the motor.
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EDIT: WTF?!?!? Freakin old thread.

Please, you did it over at GE, please don't dig threads like these here too... it gets pretty annoying. Just a word of advice.
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Well he did post a new pic of it lifted..was gonna be brought back up sooner or later, eh?
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Well he did post a new pic of it lifted..was gonna be brought back up sooner or later, eh?
No, no. I was talking about the new guy: THREEnineONE. He dug it up.
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yah i know.. i was talkin about XL2.3 posting a new pic of his truck
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