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front lift

ok i need a cheap way to lift the front atleast 2 in, i know there got to be a way, i have a 98 ranger 2wd 3.0
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coils..
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i wont need new arms from them will i
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Yes you will... i had a 99 ranger 2wd 3.0 and put just coils on it and the upper arms sat frammed out,
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You can go up to 2 inch with stock up arms.
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I went 3" but w/ 2 inches it will be so close.. and will frame out if you drive off a curb...
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No it wont...2 inch is the limit. Thats what I have with no problem.
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ok so if i get new coils ill have to get new arms, how much will all that cost me, if i just get 2 in coil spacers should i be fine? i dont want it to hit anything or not be able to work offroad
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oh and if i get get new coils can i still get a good alignment?
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I went 3" but w/ 2 inches it will be so close.. and will frame out if you drive off a curb...


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No it wont...2 inch is the limit. Thats what I have with no problem.

you guys have tib front suspension. he has ifs. he would need spindles to do a better lift. not coils like tib
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Cheap? what about just spacers underneath stock coils.
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I hava 99 ranger 2wd that had ifs..........

thats the truck im talkin about....
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I hava 99 ranger 2wd that had ifs..........

thats the truck im talkin about....
i gotcha!
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alright well im gonna do that then
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what can i do to cheaply lift my truck?
99 ford ranger off-road 4x4
i know i can buy those like blocks for the rear leaf springs but what about the front?
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