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Old 11-23-2011
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LIFT OPTIONS

Ok so i was gonna go with good old 3'' body lift. But I was not a huge fan of it from the beginning. The only reason is i think in my opinion is it exposes to much of the frame for my taste. Im only after a 2"-3" of lift total.

This is the setup i was gonna try out. A 2'' fabtec suspension block in the rear, Then a 2-3'' leveling kit up front.

Anyone running this setup or one like it? i have a 2002 ford ranger xlt

heres the links to both parts. http://www.drivewire.com/vehicle/200...pension-block/
http://www.justlevelingkits.com/1995...bd2c26bb3c0ad2
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Neither I am fan of the BLīs Hate when the frame can be seen from anywere. !!!
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Bump.... .
wow i guess everyone is a BL owner here :/
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Bump.... .
wow i guess everyone is a BL owner here :/
Wasn't even an hour.....give it some time.

I think most people here agree, that torsion keys are crap (Found tons of info via the search feature). I'd just stick to the "normal" tbar crank

I'm sure someone will chime in again though.

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i have belltech 6400 shackles and a tbar crank...i have a thread on here if you want to look at the results
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Neither I am fan of the BLīs Hate when the frame can be seen from anywere. !!!
Put side steps on, problem solved.
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I personally like the look of the frame...
I dunno why, but it doesn't bug me in the least
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i have belltech 6400 shackles and a tbar crank...i have a thread on here if you want to look at the results
If you could link it or add some pics that would be great
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O i like it that the look that im going for. So you didnt use a torsion bar key? just cranked the stock ones right?
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i have a idea.... buy my RCD 5.5 lift. =) then you don't have to worry about torsion bars or body lifts just all suspension
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O i like it that the look that im going for. So you didnt use a torsion bar key? just cranked the stock ones right?
yep just cranked the factory ones...i also have #1 bars that came on my truck from the factory...theyre the best ones out there and are least prone to sagging
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i have a idea.... buy my RCD 5.5 lift. =) then you don't have to worry about torsion bars or body lifts just all suspension
Ok you payin' for it hehe thanks
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See my sig. I am happy w/ it. Truck rides stiff but if I wanted a cloud, I'd buy an airbag setup.
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yeah, body lifts are eh. crank the tbars like everyone else said lol.
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Ok you payin' for it hehe thanks

I already did. Its someone else's turn now
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Stumbled across these. and Im kinda thinkin its another one of those ebay Scams.
What do you guys think? http://www.ebay.com/itm/1983-2011-Fo...237#vi-content
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What do you guys think?


I doubt it's a scam...sadly, that horrible product actually exists.

Search for Torsion Keys.

Most people here think they are horrible....I agree. Over-indexed torsion keys will destroy your front end, especially when combined with a twist. Bye bye CV's!
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I doubt it's a scam...sadly, that horrible product actually exists.

Search for Torsion Keys.

Most people here think they are horrible....I agree. Over-indexed torsion keys will destroy your front end, especially when combined with a twist. Bye bye CV's!
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