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Front end lifting on 2wd 99' arms, where to buy....

Ok arms it is, but need to know the cheapest place to get a kit, anyone know of anywhere that would be cheaper than 638 (performancelifts.com)? Thanks.


I have a 2wd 99' B3000 and have 3" spindles in the front and 3" blocks in the back and AALs also in the back, I need to figure out how to lift the front another 2" at least. I know a coil spacer would be great but far as I know they do not exist for a 99' only 97' and before. I have heard of taking a CHEVY coil and using it and getting lifr from that. But basically I am wonder if anyone knows of a sure way to get another 2" out of the front of my truck. Thanks for the help in advance!

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Control arms will lift it.
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you cant use just coils or coil spacers, your stock arms would have clearance issues with the frame, you would need aftermarket arms. check out fabtech
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i thought that was only true after 3 or so inches, then replacement arms would come into play...or maybe i'm wrong, which has a higher probability of being correct...
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well, i tried just coils on my 99 and the control arm very clearly hit the frame, so you wont be able to use just the coils/spacers with the stock arm, there just isnt enough clearance
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I can't find spacers, do you know of any soundperformance? Did you replace your arms? If so did you do it yourself and was it a easy bolt off and bolt on? Thanks for the help.
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For a Ranger you can get 2"'s out of just aftermarket springs and new upper control arms.
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i ended up not doing it, to be honest. coils are relatively cheap, i think about $150 a pair but they may be a lot cheaper now, its the arms that cost $$
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Anyone know the cheapest place to get the arms, coils, stoppers and preinstalled ball joint kit? So far the cheapest that I have found is performancelifts.com at 638 with shipping. Thanks for any info you can give me on purchasing arms
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whats the part number, ill check our price on it
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