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Up or down- help me decide.

Alright guys, since I'll be keeping the ranger, I want to do a few more things to it, I just cant decide what yet. I have two choices Lift it 3 inchs, with 33's on my 20's, or try and have the suspension shop in town make me some lowering Spindles. Either way, I think I've came to the conclusion that I really do love my truck to much to get rid of it, and I'll prob. just keep it till it dies or falls apart. Here is a pic to help decide.
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Your truck already has a really nice stance. It's level and looks good as it sits, but I would go with the three inch lift. That with the 33's would look awesome on there, make it look really tough.
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3" lift and run 34s
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x2 on the lift. Maybe if you could get the tire to stick out more to.
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i say you take your hind end down to the dealership and let them give you the $11,700 for it! then lower the Harley F-150...
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I say go up, but I'm biased.
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i say you take your hind end down to the dealership and let them give you the $11,700 for it! then lower the Harley F-150...
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I say go up with it.
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up with 33's
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Down always go down. I am not a big fan of little trucks all jacked up with big tires. But a truck layin frame throwin sparks, now that is cool.
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lowered Edges are rare, the 33s wont look as beefy on 20s. lower your torsions as much as possible and leave it short.
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it looks nice as it sits..

BUT, your looking to change it..sooooooo
personally if i had a 2wd, i would drop it
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lift it! big rims + big tires = badass. id say get some 34 all terrains.
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i got it...

crank your t-bars down, should be bout 2", then knock out the 2" blocks in the back and see how that looks, 20s with a 2" drop all around...may look damn good?
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since you live close to Anderson, SC

ill be up there July 20th and 21st for the southeast showdown and you can see my stance with body lift and stuff on 33s..to give you an idea..
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i got it...

crank your t-bars down, should be bout 2", then knock out the 2" blocks in the back and see how that looks, 20s with a 2" drop all around...may look damn good?
The blocks are already out, just havent touched the front.
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since you live close to Anderson, SC

ill be up there July 20th and 21st for the southeast showdown and you can see my stance with body lift and stuff on 33s..to give you an idea..
I was planning on going anyway, just gives me one more good reason.
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I say go down
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down... remove the t-bars.. order coil over's for the front have them installed lower the front.. flip the rear hangers and call it a day
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2WD go down

4WD go up.

just my thought.
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