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Old 02-24-2007, 07:05 PM
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Talking lift kits for 97' f150 4x4

does anyone know of any brands that make a lift kit bigger than 6 inches for 1997 f150 4x4's?
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Old 02-25-2007, 01:06 AM
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well theres whiplash and full throttle. or you could just get the 6in and add a torsion key and run a 37
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:39 AM
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how big do you want to go?
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Old 02-28-2007, 09:32 PM
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well i already have a 3 inch body lift on it and im running 35's...i wanna run 37's or 38's..i was thinking about getting the fabtech 6 inch lift plus my 3 inch body lift so i could run 38's but i dont wanna spend that much..is there any other way that i could run 37's or 38's without spending that much?and should i get it re geared since ill be running such big tires?how much does that run?thanks...here is my truck as is:
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Old 02-28-2007, 10:13 PM
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i just lifted my 97 about 2 months ago. i went with a fabtech 6" and it only took about 8 hours and a couple of buddies for some moral support. i'm runnin 35's and i just went from 3.55's to 4.56 its like night and day difference. not to mention i can pull a hill now.
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Old 02-28-2007, 10:31 PM
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yea cool so what gears should i get?4.56?and do u know of anyway i could run 37's or 38's cheaper than buying a 6 inch lift since i already have a 3 inch body lift running 35's?thanks
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Old 02-28-2007, 10:36 PM
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I'd go ahead and get 4.88's if you are gonna run 37's or 38's. Also, you are gonna have to go with a full suspension lift on top of your body lift to fit a tire that large.
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Old 03-01-2007, 01:24 AM
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well i already have a 3 inch body lift on it and im running 35's...i wanna run 37's or 38's..i was thinking about getting the fabtech 6 inch lift plus my 3 inch body lift so i could run 38's but i dont wanna spend that much..is there any other way that i could run 37's or 38's without spending that much?and should i get it re geared since ill be running such big tires?how much does that run?thanks...here is my truck as is:
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for 38" you will need to run a 6" suspension lift on top of the 3" body you got on there now, for gears i recomend 4.88 fabtech would be the lift i recomend. the cost of regearing varies from regions, but for the labor alone it is around $200-500 per axle. good luck.
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