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2" lift kit question

Discussion in 'Modified Explorations!!' started by jayrome_22, December 9, 2004.

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  1. jayrome_22

    jayrome_22 New Member

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    I have a stock 1994 XLT. I am wanting to install a 2" lift kit on it. The lift kit i am looking at purchasing only comes wiht front coils and rear leafs. Is this all that is needed??? Do i need to buy longer shocks??
     
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    With a 2" lift your factory size shocks and brake lines as well as driveline will be adequate.
     
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    Just out of interest, what lift kit are you looking at?
     
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    You will also need an alignment, but as far as the parts to lift it, yes thats all you need.
     
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    Yup you won't need longer shocks with a 2" I'm assuming its the performance accessories bl kit?
     
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    I was looking at the sky jacker 2" kit it seems reasonably priced. Thanks for the advice
     
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    you will need to get an alignment. If the kit doesn't come with new drop brackets for the front axle you'll need a new set of camber bushings...but the alignment shop will have those. I did an f-150 spacer/aal lift on mine and I beleive the alignment cost just around or above 100 bucks.

    Good luck
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    I installed the 2" skyjacker. Definitely happy with my purchase.. Do the radius arm bushings the same time if you can. I just installed a couple months ago. Im about to buy some drop brackets. i don't think that my camber can be adjusted enough through an allignment. any thoughts? (i spoke to a dealership and they wondered why the hell i was putting larger springs on a split axle...) i also really don't want to mess with the ball joints.. Right now im only running 30" BFG AT but the truck is definitely capable and looks sharp..
     






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