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Old 05-27-2014, 09:07 PM   #1
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Default To lift or to lift? An obvious question...

Hey Y'all,
In short, I want to jack my s--- up. I don't off-road, nor do I haul a lot of stuff (only occasionally). I have a '92 4x4 and basically, my I drive my truck to work a few days a week and make runs to and from Lowes/Home Depot for home improvement projects. But...I want my truck to look hella sweet. So, that leaves the question...3-4" body lift or 4" suspension lift? Also, can you recommend a brand? I wish that I could go higher, but I won't be able to get y truck in the garage that I park in at work (or at home) if I go above 4". I have 32s on it now, but plan to do to 33s later this year.

Suggestions welcome.
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...In short, I want to jack my s--- up... But...I want my truck to look hella sweet...Suggestions welcome.


In the famous words of Digital Underground: Doowutchyalike!


Honestly, it's your truck. With that in mind, beauty is in the eye of the owner (or the guy footing the bill for the mods). Personally, I like this era of F150's with 31's and a leveling kit. I've seen some lifted, big tired machines that look tastefully done though.


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So, that leaves the question...3-4" body lift or 4" suspension lift?

I would go with a suspension lift. While it may cost a bit more, I think the truck will handle and look better with the suspension working properly instead of raising the body and relying on the stock suspension to handle the higher center of gravity.


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One of my friends has a single cab short bed black 44 f150 with a 3 inch body lift and 3312.5's and it looks awesome
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Also don't forget bigger tires raises the vehicle height so if your working with that tight of quarters already measure twice
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We bought a Rough Country suspension lift kit and we were pretty pleased overall. Plus the truck has all new suspension - a definite plus
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I think a 4" lift with some wide aggressive tires would look sweet. that being said I have a 6" lift and I don't mind the look of it but I got a good deal that's the only reason I went 6 vs 4.
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