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Old 12-13-2006
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Spindle + BL Questions

Hey guys, i have a 2000 XLT 2wd, looking to be getting a spindle and body lift. I already have the spindles, and i'm considering the body lift also. My questions:

1) Will i have any problems with the stock brake lines with doing both lifts.
2) From everyone's experience, what should i put on first? The spindle lift or the body lift? (I was thinking the BL because i don't have a high rise jack to lift the body with yet)
3) I know with the edge spindles it requires pressing ball joints, will i have to do that with my coil suspension too?

Those are my only 3 questions as of now. Thanks for the input guys.
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umm ball joints yes...the rest of the questions...i dont know...
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I would put in the body lift first, it will be easier to lift the cab (jacks) b/c it is lower to start off with. Drive it around for a day or so, make sure everything is ok, then do the suspension. Thats my .02
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thats exactly what i had on my truck, the 3inch spindle and 3inch bodylift... (but i also had the 2.5 performance kit too)


do the bodylift first, it will also free up extra headroom in the wheelwells when working on the spindles...


there shouldnt be any problem with brake lines, i ran a 8.5inch lift with no extensions on the brake lines


also, not sure what you mean on the balljoint? You use your stock upper and lower control arms, and you can get away with stock balljoints, but being as you have it all apart, its usually a good time to replace them with newer greaseable joints
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I would put in the body lift first, it will be easier to lift the cab (jacks) b/c it is lower to start off with. Drive it around for a day or so, make sure everything is ok, then do the suspension. Thats my .02
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Old 12-18-2006
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bump...any others want to add input?
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