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Inexpensive lift?

I was talking to a buddy of mine who has an F150 and a 6 or 8" lift, about lifting my Ranger a few inches and inexpensively. I want to be able to sport 33's without rub. So..................he asked what about torquing the tbars (what 4 cranks) and then a 2" leveling kit? Would that give me enough space to sport 33's?
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it would with stock wheels, bet it might not depending on the offset and width of after market wheels. i would give it a try though and at the worst you can just throw a body lift on it.
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Do you have something against body lifts?? $120 or something like that and you're not cranking your bars...
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Do you have something against body lifts?? $120 or something like that and you're not cranking your bars...
TBar crank levels the truck and personally, I like the ride more now. I didn't think I would which is why I've held off for so long, but I gave in and I like it. The alignment shop was also able to get my truck with in factory specs. So the only bad thing about T-Bar cranks is more ware on the ball joints but since mine are brand spankin' new, by the time they ware out I'll be swapping the front end to mid travel coil over anyway.
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Maxing the bars will make it ride super stiff. Some people like it, I thought it was terrible. Just do the body lift, 150 bucks, retain stock ride and can fit 33s easy.
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The bl's I looked at were much more than 120. I keep searching. Like I said, a buddy of mine asked so I threw it out there.
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Yeah you can go that route if you want but the ride will change a lot. If the leveling kit is what I think he is talking about its a indexed torsion key. This will cause your CVs to be at dangerous angles and will put way to much strain on your ball joints and other components. I highly highly don't recommend going that route.

They just recently raised the price from 109 to 149 but its still pretty cheap

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Ok, thanks Trent. I'll check it out!
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