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so i joined the credit union today and i'm putting back $150 a week to save up for my superlift. and i'm just going to take a loan out for my 35's.. my question is.. what all is involved in installing this lift? could it be done with a floorjack? my reason asking is the shop told me it would be $700 for the install... if i could do it myself i'd love to! :)
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I would suggest going to the superlift website and downloading the instructions. You could probably do it with a jack. I would get a couple jackstands too.
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yea i just checked it out... the rear looks like a breeze.. the front looks a little tougher. did you do yours yourself?
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Yeah, I knew nothing about it, but got it done in about 2 full days of working. Its not that bad really, just a little time consuming. Definitely do it yourself! There's plenty of help on here if you run into problems
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Hey cameron....

myself, tre, austie, and billy busted mine out in like 5hrs. lol...on a 2post lift though. k_blakeley(no relation as far as we know) has some good threads on his install. And hopefully this weekend, we'll be superlifting another ranger(another member's)...so pics galore coming up.

It's actually a pretty easy lift to put on. just make sure you have air power....once you go air, you'll never go back! lol.
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You should get the trail master kit!!
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debt bad..

loans bad..

cash in hand good..
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You should get the trail master kit!!
huh?
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debt bad..

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cash in hand good..
debt is good if you can pay it off... raises your credit rating, helps get you better rates for future loans Car, Homes, personal loans.. if you plan ahead it helps a heap ;-D
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debt is good if you can pay it off... raises your credit rating, helps get you better rates for future loans Car, Homes, personal loans.. if you plan ahead it helps a heap ;-D
if not then bye bye credit rating
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what are you guys talking about? Credit cards are like free money duh!
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Credit cards are freeeeee money

Seriously though, the superlift isn't too bad to put on. If you haven't taken the front suspension off before, it will take you a day or two, but if you have...maybe half a day? Theres all little tricks to everything, as long as you have the truck jacked up properly, and have an extra set of hands and air tools...your golden!
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Hey cameron....

myself, tre, austie, and billy busted mine out in like 5hrs. lol...on a 2post lift though. k_blakeley(no relation as far as we know)
Oh so your disowning your southern cousin now?


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And hopefully this weekend, we'll be superlifting another ranger(another member's)...so pics galore coming up.
Sounds like to the perfect time to do a much need how-to.
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man Kev...did that offend you? lol...if so, sorry cuz. I just realized i butchered your screen name. lol.

hmmm...might have to to that. let them do the work while i take pics!
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Sounds like to the perfect time to do a much need how-to.
Hell yes!! I'm adding a superlift in a week or two, so that would be great and much appreciated if you guys did a how-to.

Hey MOTO,

I have 2 315/75/16 Xterrains that have 70% left on the tread...let them go cheap. You need to run them on the rear though...the guy I got them from had them on the front of a Jeep JK and never rotated them.

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The superlift directions are pretty dang good. It would be nice to have a how to, but it's really straight foward, no tricks.
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The superlift directions are pretty dang good. It would be nice to have a how to, but it's really straight foward, no tricks.
it is good but pics are worth a million $$$ when you are hung up on a step
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hey sea-bass have you already ordered your superlift?? we should meet up and install the lifts together. where at in GA are you located?
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it is good but pics are worth a million $$$ when you are hung up on a step
Definetly!

If I ever do another, which is doubtful, I will take pics step by step.
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The crew in GA should have a meet and do the first one. Will benefit all of you to have a run through on it together
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so i can run 35x12.50's with the superlift and body lift right?? i'm going to keep my same wheels and just get some 35 BFG Mudz
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Give me a place to stay and I'll help you, as long as there are some other activities to do in your town or near by.

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A how-to wouldnt be a bad idea. That, or some of you Georgia guys can drive up here and stay at my place and help me install mine if I get the guy I sold it to to sell it back to me. It'll be a few months though :(
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so i can run 35x12.50's with the superlift and body lift right?? i'm going to keep my same wheels and just get some 35 BFG Mudz
umm...yea cam. check my sig yo. lol.
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Any drag strips near by? It'll be a few months before I can get up there cuz of work.

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