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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-13-2003, 12:23 PM Thread Starter
 
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Lift Kits

hey I wanna lift my 87' F-150 4x4 and wnated to knwo what yall's opinions were on 4' lift kits. I was lookin into Skyjacker but if you have a differnet outlook lemme know. alos some tire, wheel and gear ratios. tahnx
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Re: Lift Kits

Try the search, this is a very common question with many answers! I like the Rancho lift for the radius arms. With drop down radius arm pivots you lose clearance and they are weaker than stock. I've seen frames tweeked by them. 4wheelparts.com has a tire fitment chart and the Rancho and superlift kits. You can get by cheap with blocks for the rear, front springs, drop brackets and shocks if you are not going to wheel hard. Otherwise go for the systems that include the radius arms and adda leafs/new springs for the rear.

If you are going to wheel hard for sure swap in a Dana 44 solid axel in the front with leaf springs and do the shackle flip in the rear, (most wheelable).

Well unless you want a high speed desert racer. Then the independant front is more desireable with no more than a 4 inch lift.

You get the idea that it depends on what you are going to do with the Bronc? 33's fit well with a 4" lift and I'd suggest 411 gearing.
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damm, 4 feet of lift!
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 05-13-2003, 04:37 PM
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that would look like this...

those are 44s
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