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dumn lift question

alright i'm not really familiar with suspension lifts, but when you lift a truck so you have to get now coil sprigs and leaf springs or just shocks, or is there like a threshold were you have to get new springs?
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really depends on the lift. how much lift are you talking about?
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well i'm thinking 6 inches, but if theres a threshold were you have to buy more stuff then i will only go that high,
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yeah springs, leafs and shocks going that high
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is there a height were you only need shocks?
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do you mean just lifting a truck using shocks? If so shocks wont add lift
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so you need new springs then, how much money wise is one looking at for lift, i'm just looking for a gerneral price
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i know i sound stupid but i just want to get my facts strait
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not to sure on the older trucks but it will consist of springs/shocks/coil spacers/drop brackes depending on the lift
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alright, what do you know about a 3 inch lift
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It might help if you gave us more information about your truck. year, 2wd or 4wd, etc. Search summit.com for your vehicle and look under suspension lift and see what you find.
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well its 1989 2wd. You would have to have a completly different lift for a 4wd then? And i want o know what all is involved with it.
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i know i sound stupid but i just want to get my facts strait
It's not stupid, everyone starts somewhere. Just search ebay or like th other guy said summit. See what fits your truck and what it consists of and go from there
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damn its hard to actually find the stuff for my ranger, is there any good off brand that is cheeper but good?
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what do you guys think about body lifts, and bigger tires, now i have 3.43 gears with out changing the ring and pinion gears, how big do you think i can go without becomign a complete turd
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or would a leveling kit do anything
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hears a link to one i found on ebay, pretty low price but it worth it or do you guys think it is just cheep

84-97 Ford Ranger 2" Suspension Lift Leveling Kit 2WD - eBay (item 270672655747 end time Dec-30-10 10:16:02 PST)
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