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What Type Of Lift Should I Get??

I was wondering what kind of lift i should get for my 3.0l ranger auto. I have a decent budget but i am not sure what i should get. aslo what size tires i should get for just like a 3-5" lift.
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2WD or 4WD, that is the main deciding factor.
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Throw a 3inch body lift on there with some 33's and call it a day....

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my truck is a 2wd ranger. How much better is a suspension lift than a body lift, or what is the big difference?
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get 3.5" procomp lift spindles and AAL's and shackels for the rear, should cost you about $700. you will be able to fit 33x12.5's
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If you are 2wd, then do a spindle lift up front and add a leaf/shackle setup in the rear. That will alow to run 33x12.5.

This has been discussed numerous times Sean, hit the search up top and read all day.
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Get a 3" spindle for the front and some AALs for the rear. DO NOT body lift a freaking 2wd. With that you can run 33s. This is all assuming you have a Edge.. with an xlt it is going to be different

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I do not have an edge. i have the xlt. so what would you recomend for my truck?? and where would a good place to go and get them?
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Try the search button and let us know what you come up with This is a very commonly covered topic and there's LOTS of info on it!
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Also it depends on if your truck is pre-98 or post 97. If pre 98 there's some good lifting options. If post 97 then the options are less.

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I do not have an edge. i have the xlt.

wat year?
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I have an 03. and i am looking at either a pro comp 3" lift or a fabtech 3" spindle and i am not sure which would be better and if i could be about to install it my self. i am not the most technical person when it comes to doing things but i can learn to do things quickly if i get good instructions.
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Hey Sean why dont you make a Sig and that way we know what you have that way we dont have to ask so many questions and we can just give you answers.
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if you have an xlt w/ a 3 inch lift you would be safe going with a 31x10.5, you'd probably ride higher than an edge with that setup so even a 32x11.5
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I will when i am at my computer. i am work right now so i dont not have any pics of it at this current moment. as soon as i get home i will make one.
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Here are some lift kits from a vendor on the forum, Jusnes Modified.

http://jusnesmodified.com/store/inde...ff1fecab23288d
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I would like to thank all of you for ur help. Hopefully i will have pics of my new truck soon. I was also wondering if i were to get a 3" spindle lift if i would be able to run stock rims and oversized(31",32") tires until i have the money for new rims??

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hey dude, see how many questions and assumptions were made about your truck, if you make a signature listing your specs this process would go alot faster and clearer, and not just for lifting for every aspect of modding your truck out
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You're in CA
you have a 2wd non-beamed ranger
LONG TRAVEL THAT SUCKER!
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^^ your bias ^^ lol
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Lift it as high as you can go man, lol. I love seeing lifted trucks but honestly, Im not hot on body lifts at all. Saw a pre-runner the other day with a body lift and it was Wheels and Suspension, FAT GAP GOES HERE, than it was the ugly frame, than, FAT GAP GOES HERE, than it was the body. Wasn't very appealing.
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This is Jabob's truck. Its a 02 XLT with a 3" Spindle, 2" blocks(rear), and 31x10.5 Bridgestone Dueler Revos. Next to my stock 03 Edge with 32" BFG A/Ts and a t-bar crank






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Does the one that drives the blue truck go to Cal Poly Pomona? I swear I see that truck everyday there.
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mmm actually i think Jacob does goto Pomona (the fake cal poly ) lol
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I thought so, I go there to and I'm pretty sure I see that truck everyday in parking lot J. Does he have the www.Ranger-Forums.com web site on the top of this sliding window? On the actual plastic part above it? If so than yeah, heh :P And its not the fake cal poly!!! I go there!! ha
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