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homemade body lift?

Ok so a dude at my work was talking about his body lift and how he did it with hockey pucks and a total of 4 dudes!?
He said it works great and the ride performance is still good.
is this true??
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yes.

its possible but not recommended.
the pucks will wear-out eventually and will have to be replaced.
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Just say no
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yep. itll work for a little while but then theyll implode basically from the rot
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First off... the hockey puck idea is a stupid *** idea. Second, a body lift doesnt effect your ride at all.
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don't even think about it, to much work for something that is gonna last very shortly. I didn't mean to sound mean its just a bad idea.
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i think stuffing a small child in there would help lift it better.
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Ok, im not trying to be a dick, and this comment isnt directed at the OP or anything but it always amazes me how cheap some people can be. Hockey pucks for a lift like this, rolling on $50 paint jobs and (i know some guys have them here.... but...) glasspack mufflers.

$150 for a proper body lift supplies ISNT alot of money. A REAL paint job will be worth it in the long run. (unless you are going for the cheap look), and Glasspacks... well, ive never liked them so thats just a pet peeve unless its a lowrider or a custom with Bellflower pipes.

Do it right the first time. Even poor people can make $150 in expendable income with a little effort.
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Ok, im not trying to be a dick, and this comment isnt directed at the OP or anything but it always amazes me how cheap some people can be. Hockey pucks for a lift like this, rolling on $50 paint jobs and (i know some guys have them here.... but...) glasspack mufflers.

$150 for a proper body lift supplies ISNT alot of money. A REAL paint job will be worth it in the long run. (unless you are going for the cheap look), and Glasspacks... well, ive never liked them so thats just a pet peeve unless its a lowrider or a custom with Bellflower pipes.

Do it right the first time. Even poor people can make $150 in expendable income with a little effort.
Very well said.
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$150 for a proper body lift supplies ISNT alot of money. A REAL paint job will be worth it in the long run. (unless you are going for the cheap look), and Glasspacks... well, ive never liked them so thats just a pet peeve unless its a lowrider or a custom with Bellflower pipes.
easy for you to say, your body lift kits dont cost 250
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easy for you to say, your body lift kits dont cost 250


So one less hooker for the month. Boom! body lift money!
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lol you speaking from personal expierence?
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Im not rich but i make enough that i dont have to cut back on the hookers. ever.
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easy for you to say, your body lift kits dont cost 250
orly?

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That won't work on his truck...
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That won't work on his truck...
unless im dyslexic, 99 Ford Ranger would be what that kit is for
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wow lots of posts :P thats awesome.
alright so I should have made myself clear, I was pretty much just asking if he was bull****ting or not. I have no problem what so ever paying for quality :)
but yeah i still havent made my mind on if i wanna lift or slam :S
anyways thanks alot for the replies
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unless im dyslexic, 99 Ford Ranger would be what that kit is for
i drive a 96... wich is 250 bux nomatter where you get it, i want to know why the **** mine costs soooo much more than everybody elses
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wow lots of posts :P thats awesome.
alright so I should have made myself clear, I was pretty much just asking if he was bull****ting or not. I have no problem what so ever paying for quality :)
but yeah i still havent made my mind on if i wanna lift or slam :S
anyways thanks alot for the replies
Lift it, fat chicks can't jump.
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Lift it, fat chicks can't jump.


Thats a dam good one roflmao. have to remeber this one
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Lift it, fat chicks can't jump.
just a beauty way of putting it!
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Ok, im not trying to be a dick, and this comment isnt directed at the OP or anything but it always amazes me how cheap some people can be. Hockey pucks for a lift like this, rolling on $50 paint jobs and (i know some guys have them here.... but...) glasspack mufflers.

$150 for a proper body lift supplies ISNT alot of money. A REAL paint job will be worth it in the long run. (unless you are going for the cheap look), and Glasspacks... well, ive never liked them so thats just a pet peeve unless its a lowrider or a custom with Bellflower pipes.

Do it right the first time. Even poor people can make $150 in expendable income with a little effort.
I have a glasspack on my 4.0 and it sounds WAY better than any other ranger i've ever heard.
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I actually knew a guy who used hockey pucks for motor mounts in a little 4cyl oval racer and the thing is sitting on his property and in fact the pucks are rotting and falling apart.

But what Six9coug said is so true, your driving a truck that costs money to maintain, you have to pay to put gas into it, pay for the insurance and there should be a way to pay for a $150.00 body lift, when I was younger I had a min. wage job, had to pay for gas, phone bill all kinds of stuff like that and I didn't even work a lot and I could still manage to scrounge up some money.
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I have a glasspack on my 4.0 and it sounds WAY better than any other ranger i've ever heard.
for how long? my brothers sounded good when it was new to a month old... after all the glass wore out it sounded like straight pipes which sound aweful
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i used to take breand new CB glass packs and pour gas in and melt out the fiberglass then repaint them to get rid of the bubbling paint and such :D loved it (this was on my stang btw
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