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Thinking about buy this lift kit Lift Kit 4X4 FORD RANGER & EDGE 98-08 99 00 01 02 03 04:eBay Motors (item 310160470233 end time Oct-06-09 12:43:27 PDT)
with a 3 inch body lift. Do you think this will look good? do you think its worth it?
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stay away from t-bar keys....they equal the devil!!!!!
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are they really that bad? i have the t bars cranked on my truck and want the most i can get.
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yeah they are awful. Stick with the tried and true bodylift and superlift/RCD suspension lift. t bar crank is okay, everyone is doing it.
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the only reason i was thinking of doing the t bars is because i dont have the money for the superlift/rcd suspension lift. IM def doing the 3' body lift thought. Any other suggestions?
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if you don't have the money, then don't halfass it. check craigslist or all the ranger websites for used suspensions lifts.
As a good friend told me one time: "Any job, big or small, do it right or not at all" words to live by.
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whats some other ranger websites as to where i can buy used suspesion lifts. what about add a leaf in the back with torsion keys up front?
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no, no torsion keys at all.

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thats what my front end on my truck is whats the best way to lift the front of my truck.
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best way to lift the front is to get a superlift or RCD lift. They properly drop the front control arms and give you a taller spindle.
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do you know anyone that has one for sale like a used one?
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No. but wish i did.
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what will happen if i buy that kit from ebay with the keys?
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ya what would happen if the degree keys were put in? what would mess up?
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would a 3" body lift eventually hurt any components with the truc?
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No, a 3" body lift isnt really gonna hurt anything. All you are doing is adding a spacer for the most part.
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what will happen if i buy that kit from ebay with the keys?
well first you will more than likely recieve them......once you put them in 1. your truck will ride like sh*t and all the components on your front end will wear out super fast......
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ya what would happen if the degree keys were put in? what would mess up?
ball joints, ball joints, cv's, some more cv's, and about everything else up there
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would a 3" body lift eventually hurt any components with the truc?
no body has nothing to do with the suspension, hence it being called a body lift and not a suspension lift......
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