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Old 12-16-2008, 01:39 AM
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3-4 inch suspension 2002 F150

Hey all, im new to the fourms. I have a FX4 2002 F150-4 Door Ext Cab, 17" Stock rims on 265/70R17's. Gonna get dual exhaust and maybe 33-12.50's or 35's, not sure yet and possibly a K&N. But im looking for a small suspension lift, 3-4 inches. Anyone know where i can find one to fit my truck?? i dont want to spend $1000 for a 6 inch lift but thats all i can find for my year model, and idk if i want a 3 inch body lift because of the gap. Help???
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Old 12-16-2008, 01:55 AM
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don't think there is a 4" suspension for 97-03's. you can get gap guards to hide the gap. and you can raise your trailer hitch up and have your exhaust to sit how it should before a BL
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Old 12-16-2008, 02:31 AM
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The 3 inch body lift will be the least expensive and you might want to check out Rancho suspension, im not 100% sure, but I think they have a 4 inch lift for our trucks.
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Old 12-16-2008, 11:49 AM
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The 3 inch body lift will be the least expensive and you might want to check out Rancho suspension, im not 100% sure, but I think they have a 4 inch lift for our trucks.
i think thats only for the 04-08 f150's. could be wrong tho.

if your only wanting 3-4 inches, try cranking your torsion bars to get about 1 1/2" of lift and some larger tires (35's on stock wheels should fit with slight rubbing at full lock), and then if your wanting more just get a BL, you can hide a BL really well if you don't want it obvious
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Old 12-16-2008, 02:02 PM
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http://www.gorancho.com/products/sus...03_f1504wd.php

Check out the link above. I know the kit says it fits up to 33 inch tires but you can fit 35's
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Old 12-16-2008, 02:25 PM
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Either Rancho or RCD are your best bets, the RCD is a better lift though. I've got the RCD on my screw and it sits about 4.5 inches taller than stock. I've heard the Rancho is more like a five inch lift. I have also heard that other trucks aren't getting the full five inches the RCD says it does, but is a better product than the rancho. Both are probably gonna run you over $1500.
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Old 12-16-2008, 03:14 PM
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Rancho makes a 4 inch lift for our trucks and RCD makes a 5 inch.
If you want to spend less than $1000, go with a body lift.
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Old 12-16-2008, 04:03 PM
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I agree with Wandell, for what you describing, a 3 inch body lift would perfect for the look your going for. Add the gap guards, and it makes it look real good imo.
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Old 12-21-2008, 11:05 PM
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So do you know what you are gonna go with?
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Old 12-25-2008, 12:38 AM
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Either Rancho or RCD are your best bets, the RCD is a better lift though. I've got the RCD on my screw and it sits about 4.5 inches taller than stock. I've heard the Rancho is more like a five inch lift. I have also heard that other trucks aren't getting the full five inches the RCD says it does, but is a better product than the rancho. Both are probably gonna run you over $1500.
There used to be a lot of good feedback around here on the Rancho lift. Same goes for the RCD. You really can't go wrong with either one. The one piece Rancho subframe is nice, I think they're the only ones that have that except for Tuff Country. It sounds like any suspension lift will cost more than you want to spend though.
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