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lol i hope not too. but that suspension kit is going to meet the sand agian this weekend. we will see who wins.
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So many of y'all have never owned nor even SEEN the Superlift in person, so all you can do is make up hypothetical situations where you could get caught up on the drop brackets. They aren't bad at all and I would certainly buy the superlift kit again.
yea ive seen it in person.. idk id try and develop a skid that would make the brackets slide over stuff a bit better.

hell bigger tires will help plenty. yea good luck at the unes zack
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Will the Superlift fit an 04 4x4? There seems to be some confusion on my part.
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Will the Superlift fit an 04 4x4? There seems to be some confusion on my part.
yes it will. here it is on Billz 2004 FX4 Level II, he has 4" superlift, 3" PA body lift and 15x10 wheels with 35x12.5x15 Buckshot mudders. with rear AAL and Shackel lift

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Well, I actually had stock tires when I got hung up on the t-bars. I didn't really think about that....

A skid plate of some sort would definitely help out in that kind of situation.

AND, like Kyle said, they are both pretty darn good kits, but they do have theiir up's and down's.

I think I might go with the Camburg 6.0 Entry-level kit. Dual shocks is still a little much for my little truck. I'm going to call Camburg and ask them about the shock-to-coilover conversion possibilities with the kit. I have a local 4x4 shop that does reall awesome work and they would be able to do the work if it's possible.
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yes it will. here it is on Billz 2004 FX4 Level II, he has 4" superlift, 3" PA body lift and 15x10 wheels with 35x12.5x15 Buckshot mudders. with rear AAL and Shackel lift

That's a helluva truck. How much does something like that cost (including wheels, tires, etc.)?
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You might not wanna ask...lol.
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Assuming you do all the work yourself:

Superlift kit - $1475
Superlift driveshaft $325
35x12.5x15 Buckshot mud tires ~650? for the set
15x10" Eagle Alloy wheels - $500 for the set
PA body lift - $200
KC light bar - $150
4 KC Daylighters - ~$200

There's lots more on there, but that's most of the major cosmetic upgrades.
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3G's just for the lift and wheels/tires....
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WEll to accurately put it i think, doing everything cheaply...

Tires: 700
Wheels: 500
Lift: 1500
Regearing axles: 500? Just a guess, i think its 200 an axle but i could be wrong.

oh and if you're goin 35s you'll most likely have body lift, so add 200

So i get about 3500 for a properly done suspension lift that is, well, huge

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Holy crap! ...well, it might be a while before I can post a pic of a lifted Ranger, because I'm broke. 3rd job... Bring it on!
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Like I said.....
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Yah it's pretty insane when you think about it :-( Of course, not many people really need that much lift. You might as well buy a "trailslut" if you wanna really tear stuff up.

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Holy crap! ...well, it might be a while before I can post a pic of a lifted Ranger, because I'm broke. 3rd job... Bring it on!
you really dont drop $3500ish all at once. it just kinda falls into place after a while.

like you can body lift and get some 15x10 and some 33's for a while...then when the 33's start wearing out you buy your superlift what not keep that then order your 35's then install that. it all happens in stages...
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That is true. And it's not like you don't have rims now. It's not one big hit. And always, "the big picture" is either great or sucky.

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Where do I get just the drop down brackets from either of the kits and possible the swap bar end links?
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it would be cheaper just to buy the whole kit. they dont like to piece the kit out. and there is alot of brackets that most dont realize.
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you really dont drop $3500ish all at once. it just kinda falls into place after a while.

like you can body lift and get some 15x10 and some 33's for a while...then when the 33's start wearing out you buy your superlift what not keep that then order your 35's then install that. it all happens in stages...
Oh isint that the truth!
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