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Old 08-20-2002, 08:13 AM
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I was wondering if any of you guy's are running a home-made body lift and if so did you make it yourself, have somebody else do it? What did you use for the blocks. thanks
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Old 08-20-2002, 09:26 AM
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I have a buddy that made a 3 inch lift for a Bronco 2 with Hockey pucks but why make a home made lift when they cost under $100 usually
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<font color=green>The only material that you can make it out of safely would be machined aluminum or some superstrong type of plastic. Hockey pucks will split and cause problems eventually. Just buy one, they're cheap and you know that they'll work.
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Old 08-20-2002, 10:15 AM
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The 2" lift i am looking at is around $160 I just thought that maybe i could make one a little cheaper. The only reason i am asking about a body lift is because my tires are rubbing. I don't want to mess with the torsion bars because they are cranked as far as i want them. so if there are any other options that you guys can think of let me know. Thanks
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Default Re: Home-made body lift?

The Kid(evan) is taking his off his truck, maybe you can get his. i don't know if he's started on it yet, or when he's going to. but pm him.
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I have a buddy with a humvee he did a 7'' body lift on, he used metal tube pieces , i dont remember how thick they were but he used grade 8 bolts i believe and did alot of welding. He just has 4 little seats in the interior and never carries anything else in it so I dont know if it would hold up to a heavier interior, work loads, etc. Im kinda out of it right now(frat parties last night), so sorry for the sloppy reply
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What body lift cost $160 ? [img]images/icons/crazy.gif[/img]
They are like $60-$70. Go to <a target="_blank" href=http://summitracing.com>summitracing.com</a>
You may have to call them,
I think your part number you want is "PRA-PA-552X" but check 1st
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Old 08-20-2002, 02:27 PM
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<font color=green>A 7" body lift!? On a Hummer!? Oh my goodness, that is so, so, horribly lame. Not to mention dangerous.
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Old 08-20-2002, 02:30 PM
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Obviously, a fool, with money! [img]images/icons/crazy.gif[/img]
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Old 08-20-2002, 06:29 PM
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why oh why would you do a body lift on hummer?? not to mention a 7" lift?? they clear 37s stock!

on a side note, if you want to do a cheap body lift, I have heard that you can use boat rollers (you know, the black rollers on boat trailers) cut to whatever size you want...
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