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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-11-2003, 02:54 PM
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body lift how to, help!

Hey All,
Need some help lifting my 97' Tracker. It's a daily driver, used to haul my kid around, so I've determined a 3" Calmini kit too tall for the moderate off-road use it will see. I like RRO's 2" kit, but like everyone else it took me 2 months to get parts out of them. What will prevent me from buying some fiberglass 1-2" lift blocks and throwing them on. Are the body studs staked or threaded in? Any other issues to contend with? TIA


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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-12-2003, 04:35 AM
 
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Re: body lift how to, help!

the stock bolts are welded in. so if you are going to do a budget home-made body-lift you will end up drilling them out and replacing them...

its a lot of work, it took me a day to drill them out, but it can be done, its cheap and you can do it whenever you want...
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Re: body lift how to, help!

I bought the calmini 3" body lift for mine (I also have the suspension kit now ) but I think even know for the price I liked the kit for the most part.If you have any other questions just e-mail me [email protected] oh and by the way it took them only like 7-9 days or so to get the body lift kit from them (but everything else took a long time) http://www.geocities.com/copenhagen_03/clubzuke go to my stuff then to my track pics it shows the tracker with the body lift then suspension......
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 03-13-2003, 12:12 AM
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Re: body lift how to, help!

I put a RRO 2" lift on my 95 tracker. It was pretty easy took a couple of hours. The only problem with it is there are no parts to raise the bumpers. I figured out the front bumper, but I never figured out the back bumper. One brake line on the FT driver side is streched and also you can't use the stock shifter boot. To make a lift seems to be more trouble than its worth. But buying the kit also has some issues.

Just my little bit of knowledge.
post #5 of (permalink) Old 03-13-2003, 01:36 PM
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Thaqnks Guys,
Found a guy on the net who makes high density poly blocks, got some coming in "1. That will work for now, till I get a rollbar, got the tike in the back.

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