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2wd Ranger front lift?

I have a 99' Ford Ranger 2wd and have a 3" spindle lift in front and blocks to match in the back. Any ideas how can I lift the front a little more with out a whole lotta $$$$$$$? It still is to low for me
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aside from a suspension lift instead of the spindles you can do a body lift... wont get you more travel but youll be able to squeeze bigger tires in....
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sit on a phonebook!
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I need the phone book in the house, any other suggestions? I don't know if I can put bigger coils on to lift it or where to find them, have looked and fgound nothing.
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you can but it will screw up your allignement a ton and itll make your front stance really narrow...

ofcourse you could always do a SAS and then add bigger coils... that will give you a good amount of lift...
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Im not to smart in truck mods and such what is a sas? Where do I get coils?
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solid axle swap, converts your IFS suspension to soild axel, but i was saying it more sarcasticly since its the last kind of lift you can get and because its not budget at all...

you can get coils from stores like summit or get some chevy coils off a silverao or something, chris has chevy springs now i think...
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there are 2" lift coils that will add a bit more height to the front, I dunno what to do about the back.
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(Add a leafs for the back Karpe, or I guess you could add some blocks) How bad will it narrow the front with new coils? Where can I get coils for a 99' ranger?
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What year did he get them off of and how much did it lift his truck? Did it make it narrow, if so is he using 12.5 not 10.5 tires?


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solid axle swap, converts your IFS suspension to soild axel, but i was saying it more sarcasticly since its the last kind of lift you can get and because its not budget at all...

you can get coils from stores like summit or get some chevy coils off a silverao or something, chris has chevy springs now i think...
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ok, 4x2xlt is thinking of the rear chevy leaf springs


in order to lift the front you can get lifting coils, however if its 2.5 or 3 inch lifting coils you need an upper control to match, and that kit from fabtech runs around 600
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suspension max has 2.5 and 3 in lifts coils for $100. Their upper control arms are around $200.
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www.sporttrucksuspension.com they have the 2.5 and 3 inch lift coils as well as the arms, you can also find it on www.suspensionmax.com they are same company but some of their stuff is cheaper on one and some is cheaper on the other...
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