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Icon5 !! IS THIS POSSIBLE!!????!!!

ok so i have a 2003 fx4 and i just had this idea and i have no idea if it will work thats why im throwing out out there! i want to put on 3 inch torsion keys in the front (my torsion bars are already cranked up all the way) i also want to take out the 2.5 inch stock blocks in the back and put in 5.5 inch blocks..

http://www.ebay.com/itm/00-04-Ford-R...item1c1a520a91


http://www.stylintrucks.com/parts/re...s97rb255-.aspx



will this work or am i just crazy? haha
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Bad idea. Way too tall of a block and the keys will put top much stress on your front suspension
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ok thanks i was just wondering i had no idea if it was possible
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it might work but it is a super stupid idea. there is a reason why no one here does that. do a little research and save the money for a bodylift or superlift. those blocks will cause axle wrap, basically the rear leafs will twist when on the gas hard, and those keys will allow you to crank the torsion bars well past the point where it is safe or useful for the front end. all you will do is eat ball joints and axle shafts. go read up on torsion bar cranking
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ok cool thanks i ordered a body lift and i have my t bars cranked already im just trying to thinkk of some other way to lift it ...
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any suggestions? got body lift nd tbar crank already!
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the only other lifts you can do are getting a superlift or a used RCD lift. Or swap in a solid front axle
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Superlift or RCD
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dang and were can i find those? ive been lookin just cant find em
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superlift you can find, rcd... good luck
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ok ill look around
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!??!!!!!!!!!?!!!!!!???????????? ????????!!
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haha iknow alot of exaggeration!
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you just linked keys after people said to stay away from them. add-a-leafs are fine though. unless you get a suspension lift or a solid axle swap you won't get any higher up front than cranking your bars.

there are 2 rcd kits in the classifies on here. you've posted in one of the threads so idk why you're saying you can't find them
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i was just looking for a cheaper way to lift other than superlift or rcd...
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aside a body lift you're SOL.
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haha alright i was just wondering
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you just linked keys after people said to stay away from them. add-a-leafs are fine though. unless you get a suspension lift or a solid axle swap you won't get any higher up front than cranking your bars.

there are 2 rcd kits in the classifies on here. you've posted in one of the threads so idk why you're saying you can't find them
I believe there are at least 3 currently. Seed60 was thinking of selling his, mikedevo has one and then tre's old one is also for sale.
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