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5.5 rcd, 3 inch body and 35's want to make it bigger

I have the rcd lift a 3 inch body like and 35's. I want to know if there is anything eles I can do ( no sas) to get a little more height.... Help me?!
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3" chassis drop
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3 inch chassis drop?? Isn't that a bl in away
and I'm not trying to go bigger then 35's the way I drive 35's are to big haha

What are these coil spacers I'm hearing about?
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how much effing ground clearance do you need. Sounds like you just need a bigger truck
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35's are too big but yet you want more lift than an RCD and 3" BL provides?
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solid axle is the only way
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I'm looking to get like 1 or 2 more inches Idk why I just do
INeoild love to put a solid axle under it but I don't know enough to do that I would need some help
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3" chassis drop
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If thats not enough you can get about 1.5" by cranking the torsion keys.
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What is a chassis drop... Never heard that on and the rcd takes the torsion bars away so I wouldn't be able to do that
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Hard to convey sarcasm over the interwebs...
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I feel dumb
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with the equipment you are workin with... your pretty much at your limit without going to a SAS. Your front end cant go much higher without maxing out your control arms, then you'd rip out ball joints break CV joints and shafts... Just face it that with ifs suspension a suspension lift and body lift is as high as your gonna go without SASin it!
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Well its settled ... ill deal with 9 inches =( what should i do to my truck then?!
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Ryan how much did you put into your SAS? could i get a round about
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What is a chassis drop... Never heard that on and the rcd takes the torsion bars away so I wouldn't be able to do that
kind of an inside joke

here is the a result of a 3 inch body lift and "3 inch chassis drop". Which is just a 6 inch body lift

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Well its settled ... ill deal with 9 inches
THATS WHAT SHE SAID!!!11!!1
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Ryan how much did you put into your SAS? could i get a round about
About $3000 and over a month of work.
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About $3000 and over a month of work.
I think that $3k is worth it. Good job on a beautiful SAS for the 14x10^32 time
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Hahaha that is the wildest ranger I have ever seen.... No "chassis droping" for me !
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3000 huh... Why did you choose coil overs and not leafs? ... I would do coil overs my self. They look much better. But that's the thing I'm choosing by how they look and not how they perform.... Could you give me some Pros and Cons on this??
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3000 huh... Why did you choose coil overs and not leafs? ... I would do coil overs my self. They look much better. But that's the thing I'm choosing by how they look and not how they perform.... Could you give me some Pros and Cons on this??

Cause coilovers are better than leafs, duh.
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show us some pics devo!
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I gotta find the cord to upload the pics to my computer... and the lifts are still not on they are sitting in a big cardboard box that makes me drool every time i walk by it :( but give me some time and the truck will be a lot bigger


Aaron why are the coil overs better? haha i believe you when you say they are but can i get a reason behind this??
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