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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-16-2006, 11:30 PM
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Removing lift question

OK long story short, I have a 96 Bronco (351w) with a 6 inch pro comp stage 1 lift plus 2 inch add a leaf in the rear, what if any parts do I need to go back to stock? Also I get 8-9 mpg now (w/35s and stock gears) what gas mileage could be expected?
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-18-2006, 02:14 AM
 
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Your not going to get much better mileage no matter what you do. If you are a tuning guru and put your truck back on the 28s it came with then you may get back into the 10-12mpg range but I wouldn't bank on it. To lower in you would have to find some stock brackets to replace your lift brackets up front. These are fun because most of them are rivited in which means you've either got to grind, torch, or drill the suckers out. (this is the fun part of lifting a TTB vehicle btw. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img] ) The easy way would be to find a yard that would torch them out for you. You could try asking someone at Fullsizebronco.com if they'd be interested in trading you for your lift stuff. They'd be all over it. That or someone may have there stock brackets from when they lifted the vehicle and you could sell your lift after. I think you should be happy with what you've got and realize broncos don't get good gas mileage. period. If you are looking for mileage and don't want/need a wheeler then sell or trade your bronco in for an econocruiser. I hope this helps. NORM
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Re: Removing lift question

I actually kept the brackets when I got the lift installed but it sounds like this wont be worth my trouble. Thanks for the help.
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 03-19-2006, 07:15 AM
 
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Well then it's just a matter of unbolting and bolting on the old parts. Don't forget to realign it.
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Sounds like a waste of time and energy to me. I would give up 2-3 mpg any day for a lifted truck that looked better and sat higher.
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Trade it to some kid that has a nicer bronc than yours. He'll do it so he don't have to lift his own ****.
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Re: Removing lift question

You can buy most of the stock parts at jeffs bronco graveyard (www.broncograveyard.com I think) I've done a lot of buisness with them. I used to live right down the road and they've pretty much always had what I needed. You could probably build an entire truck from scratch with their inventory mild or wild.
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