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Old 11-17-2005, 01:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How Do I Lift My Truck W Little Or No Money

OK I HAVE LIKE LITTLE OR NO MONEY RIGHT NOW GETTING PAID COMMISION AT A SHOP AINT FUN. I HAVE A 1994 TOYOTA PICKUP 2.4L 4 BANGER 4WD WITH 33 BY 11.50 MUD KINGS. I WANTED TO KNOW HOW TO LIFT THE FRONT OF MY TRUCK PRETTY CHEAPLY I ALREADY HAVE LIFTING BLOCKS IN THE REAR. a GUY AT MY SHOP SAID TO LOOSEN MY TORSION BAR ADJUSTING BOLTS AND IT WOULD LIFT MY TRUCK LIKE 4 INCHES BUT HE SAID THE DRAW BACK WOULD BE THAT IT WOULD BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT AND THE RIDE WOULD BE LESS THAN SMOOTH . ANYBODY GOT ANY SUGGESTIONS ANY COMMENT IS WELCOME!!!!
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Old 11-17-2005, 11:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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you want to tighten your torsion bar, not loosen it, if thats what your going to do. i don't think there is a cheap way to lift the IFS.
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Old 11-17-2005, 05:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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OK I HAVE LIKE LITTLE OR NO MONEY RIGHT NOW GETTING PAID COMMISION AT A SHOP AINT FUN. I HAVE A 1994 TOYOTA PICKUP 2.4L 4 BANGER 4WD WITH 33 BY 11.50 MUD KINGS. I WANTED TO KNOW HOW TO LIFT THE FRONT OF MY TRUCK PRETTY CHEAPLY I ALREADY HAVE LIFTING BLOCKS IN THE REAR. a GUY AT MY SHOP SAID TO LOOSEN MY TORSION BAR ADJUSTING BOLTS AND IT WOULD LIFT MY TRUCK LIKE 4 INCHES BUT HE SAID THE DRAW BACK WOULD BE THAT IT WOULD BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT AND THE RIDE WOULD BE LESS THAN SMOOTH . ANYBODY GOT ANY SUGGESTIONS ANY COMMENT IS WELCOME!!!!
You sure wont get 4" by tighting your torsion bars more like 3/4" to 1"that is with about 7 turns and the ride will not only be stiff it will make you lose a filling
the cheapest way to get clearance for your tires ( I think that is what you are asking) is a body lift I would save the cash for a true suspension lift IMHO.
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Old 11-18-2005, 03:58 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 11-18-2005, 10:27 AM   #5 (permalink)
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hockey puck body lift. seriously, i have heard of people doing it before. they all live in Arkansas, but they have done it before. in my opinion, you should just save up for a suspension lift, it will be much better than a body lift or cranking up the torsion bars.
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Old 11-18-2005, 12:38 PM   #6 (permalink)
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hockey puck body lift. seriously, i have heard of people doing it before. they all live in Arkansas, but they have done it before. in my opinion, you should just save up for a suspension lift, it will be much better than a body lift or cranking up the torsion bars.
yep you can do a hockey puck body lift for around $60 count up all of your mounts, buy 3 pucks for each mount go to the hardwear store get some #8 nuts and bolts and bolt everything in place
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you might hve to extend your steering shaft and some other brake/clutch hydraulic lines and if you have power steering the lines might be too short so you might need to relocate the resivoir. plus your bumper brackets and stuff will be low still. best of with a suspension lift. alot less crap to move and it performs alot better. fabtech makes a sweet kit. you know they also make fiberglass fenders and bed sides to accomodate the bigger tires.
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Old 11-20-2005, 12:17 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Old 11-24-2005, 11:51 PM   #9 (permalink)
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the cheaper you go the crappier its gunna ride and perform
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take the jack out from behind the seat..... and ....
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Old 12-25-2005, 08:58 AM   #11 (permalink)
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not in arkansas

HEY!!! I RESENT THAT REMARK!!! Besides, we dont have ice down here, so we dont have hockey.

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