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Body lift

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by danstacoma, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Sep 20, 2011 at 1:43 PM
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    danstacoma

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    So here is the deal i just put a suspension lift on my 07 single cab about 7 months ago i went with 5100s light racing ucas and wheelers aal. I wanna go higher but i dont wanna spend all kinds of money due to the fact that i just got all new suspension so i was thinking about a body lift to get me to 6 inches an ideas please let me know thanks :D
     
  2. Sep 20, 2011 at 1:46 PM
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    Johns Taco

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  6. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:09 PM
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    but whats so bad about a body lift??
     
  7. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:11 PM
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    Pugga

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    They look like crap and are unsafe in the event of an accident.
     
  8. Sep 20, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    I bought my 97 with a body lift...and I hate it and cant wait to take it off!

    -It looks like shit...you can see the frame, gaps between the frame and body

    -More airspace between the body and frame and other components, so you have a lot more noise at highway speeds

    -They make your truck ride like crap..mine rattles and shutters like crazy off road.

    -they aren't safe, in a bad enough accident the body mount bolts can pull through the cab and the body can shear off the frame.

    -The pucks can punch through the bottom of the body if you offroad too hard

    -Increases body roll on the road because you are propping the body up X"

    -Did I mention that it makes your truck look like shit?

    Dont get a body lift....
     
  9. Sep 22, 2011 at 8:38 PM
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    If you need your truck 3" higher, then run tires that are 6" bigger in Diameter. Cut a ton, then cut more and add gears.

    Done.
     
  10. Sep 23, 2011 at 8:49 AM
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    I have and never any problems. I'm not sure why people are against them if they're done right.
     
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