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03 Explorer Xlt Suspension lift

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Old 08-21-2014, 01:53 AM   #1
Dreidan
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Cool 03 Explorer Xlt Suspension lift

Alright i have read over and over that no one makes a lift kit just body lifts and there actually not even for the explorer they are using a rangers body lift...
But i came across Superlift Suspension Lift From Summit Racing Equipment. now i dont know if these sites actually know what they are posting or maybe I am Blind. So im wondering. Since the 3rd gen is full Independent suspension. and it cant be done. But then again I found this.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sl...orer/year/2003

So my question is is this the real deal or should i just be weary of this and walk away from this Kit?

I want to be sure since the price tag is about 1600$
or if anyone else has tried this.
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Old 08-21-2014, 08:38 AM   #2
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That is not a lift for a 3rd Gen explorer. None of these website know or care about what the actual year ranges for generations are.

Your only practical and efficient options are coil spacers and body lifts. The spacers should be coupled with extended control arms for safety. Two other peripheral options are longer coils (which settle over time, or custom coil overs (which haven't been done on a grand enough sucessful scale to be worth listing).


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