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What is a spindle lift and which would be cheaper....body lift or spindle lift
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We need some info about your trucks year, 2wd or 4wd? Make a sig man. But to your question if you are 4wd then a body lift will be cheaper than a suspension. All a body lift does is lift the body. A spindle lift is when you replace the front spindles with bigger ones and this increases ground clearance. You can find spindle lifts on ebay and body lifts.
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ya i would first suggest a suspension lift then go body
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i have a 2000 2 wheel drive xlt supercab
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spindle& aal
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and also, how hard is it to put on the new spindles and to add a leaf
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Not very hard I did it on mine you just take off the old ones and put the new ones on you may have to grind a little part of the lower control arm for better turning.
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i have a 2000 xl spuer cab it took me 14 hours to do it all that was with going to get a few tools and a few breaks lol but it is not had just time comsuming btw get a ball joint press if you plan to replace the ball joints...
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Another site...a lil cheaper...
http://sporttrucksuspension.com/RANGERLIFT.HTM
took my buddy and i about 8 hours...but we had to leave for a little bit to get a new tie rod...
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if you are poor like me you can do a bodylift for cheaper, but spindles will look a lot better.
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you wanna do suspension... and then if you want you can do BL down the road.
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