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whats better?? LIFT?

body lift or susp.lift?
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Suspension, but it cost more. Suspension lif gives you more ground clearance and you are able to have larger tires. A BL will not give you any better clearance, but will give your body lift and have the lifted look and be able to have larger tires.
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thats what i figured....i kinda wana do a 3" spindle lift with 35s....if i can
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You will need a 3" spindle lift and a BL to fit 35's unless you wanna rub like crazy.
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Suspension, but it cost more. Suspension lif gives you more ground clearance and you are able to have larger tires. A BL will not give you any better clearance, but will give your body lift and have the lifted look and be able to have larger tires.


a suspension doesnt give you more clearance, only bigger tires gives you bigger ground clearance
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Doesn't a suspension lift everything up? Frame and all? So then weather you have bigger tires you still have more clearance for approach and departure and in between the frontsuspension and the rear axle, the only place you dont have any more clearance is the axles and front crossmember right?
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i wana look just like this with these tires and rims and lift...perfect..

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Who's truck is that?
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You will need a 3" spindle lift and a BL to fit 35's unless you wanna rub like crazy.
I believe N3ELZ has 35"s on a 3" spindle lift.
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I believe N3ELZ has 35"s on a 3" spindle lift.

yup, its what i want exactly
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I believe N3ELZ has 35"s on a 3" spindle lift.
He has a little more than that. From his profile:
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SUSPENSION AND EXTERIOR
custom stainless steel front skidplate
removed front valance
custom 1/8" wall square tube wheel-to-wheel rock sliders bolted to frame
31 spline, 8.8" FX4 axle with reclocked shock mounts
4.56 Yukon Gear ring and pinion set
Auburn ECTED limited slip/electric locker
higher rate "B" Torsion bars
custom leaf spring (two Ranger packs combined) -- 4 leafs + overload
35x12.5x15 Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ tires on 15x8 Mickey Thompson Classic II's
James Duff short traction bars
Rancho RSX shocks
Fabtech 3.5" lift spindles, torsion lift, 4.5" blocks, and 1" extra lift from long shackles
Hidden Hitch round class III hitch with tow hook
modified clear corners, custom black and silver Ford ovals on grille and tailgate
XLT high 3rd brake light with cargo lamps
keypad keyless entry system with color matched keypad (chipped from offroading)
aluminum Delta toolbox in bed
carbon fiber euro-tails with double backup lights
Ramsey REP-8.5 8500 pound winch on custom mount
Full size angled tire carrier in bed with 35" spare
Custom Wharton Pine striping
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the white truck above was jason's truck... rode and offroadin in that truck personally.. was frickin BADASS
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wheres his profile?
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wheres his profile?
N3elz Profile
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he has fabtech spindles and a torsion bar crank in the front
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he has fabtech spindles and a torsion bar crank in the front
Meaning that he's running 35's on a spindle lift. It's possible, you'll just have to trim your flares in the front by the firewall. With the rear, some AAL's and shackles will do the trick.
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i wana look just like this with these tires and rims and lift...perfect..

Did we ever figure out whose truck this is? I'd like to see all the details on this truck!
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mmm i love it. i think the owner is no longer on this site. i would like to see more pics of it. i used to have them but i dont know what happened to them
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he has fabtech spindles and a torsion bar crank in the front
Have seen many people add a torsion key along with their 3" spindles to get some added lift to fit up to a 35" tall tire; with minor trimming.
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good ol days of bd productions.. u can see a little bit of jasons truck. starting a 7:10 plus a tiny bit before then..

River Ranch
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iv seen a smaller version of that video before. i want to see pics of his truck... werent you supposed to get them for me a while ago, lol
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ya i was.. i searched n searched turned up with nothing.. lemme ask brian.. might be able to come up with somthing.. dunno..
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