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Hey guys so I have a stock 2008 ranger fx4 and I wanna put a 3 inch body lift with 33x12.5 tires on it! I'm getting a shop to put in the lift for me. Will there be any problems with putting 33's on it? Also what lifts do you guys recommend I havent gotten a lift yet and also what size of rims should I get? Anything helps! Hopefully all i have to do for the tires is the body lift! Thanks guys!
 


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You should definitely save your $$ and install the BL yourself. And yes 33s will fit with plenty of room.
 

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Seriously what he said ^. A body lift is really easy to install. If you have a floor jack or a few buddies you can do it in a few hours with zero issues. It's easy as pulling the bolts putting the blocks under the cab and bed and putting the longer bolts back it
 

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Thing is I have no clue what to do and I got a broken collar bone and have to have surgery haha
 

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Also what type of body lift is good? Is performance accessories any good?
 

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what your guys opinion on 33x10.5 or should i go with 33x12.5? im havin a tough time choosing i do quite abit of highway in city driving but like to hit the fields once in a while
 

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If you're dead set on a BL, I would do polyurethane body mounts and everything else.... if you search for a minute you can find some easy. Even on a newer vehicle like yours im sure you'd notice the ride difference. It seems like everyone does performance accessories, thats about all that i hear of.

personal preference; just go with a suspension lift. body lifts just get you bigger tires. and they look ugly. but thats just me.

coming into winter you will want skinnier tires.
 
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x2 on the 10.5's if you do highway driving it will help a little with milage compaired with the 12's because of the skinnier tires.

and also i would look at a suspension lift a body lift needs to really be done completely to look good and by completely i mean relocating the bumpers and putting the little panels in your rear wheel wells to hide the gap. a suspension lift will cost you alot more but you will be happier with it in the end. when i had my s10 i started with a body lift and ended up doing a 6 inch suspension lift and ditching the body lift.
 

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I purchased a supreme suspension lift kit today 3" front torsion and 2" blocks in the rear! im gtting pretty excited!
 

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Did our advice help you at all steer away from the BodyLift?
 

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You only need the one thread for a question. Did you ever see what gear ratio you have? I would imagine 4.10 but its always good to know for sure.
 

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It's a 4.10 gear ratio and ya it did steer me away from it an the suspension lift was only 135! Mainly my buddy told me it was a big pain in the butt to do a body lift lol now I just got to find a cheap set of new 285/75r16 duratracs any ideas? Tire rack has them for 884 and 315 shipping
 

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Where did you find a $135 suspension lift?
 

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eBay supreme suspension lifts all it is in 3" torsion keys in the front and 2" blocks In the rear it's more like a leveling kit but will still get me up 3" for 33's
 

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I know a lot of people who just crank their torsion bars and install shackles in the rear. Those keys really kill your ride quality (MORE than cranking your t-bars.)
 


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