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Lifting your explorer to clear larger tires-

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There are several options for lifting your Explorer. Grab some popcorn and a soda, you have some reading to do.

Any additional info welcome

Somewhere there was a chart with tire sizes and things needed to achieve them---hmmm

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found it using the search button

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Hopefully the search will pick this up and people actually read someting...

if they search
 






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I've got about 100 explorer-related bookmarks...here are some of the most "should be searched for":

99ex2's Writeup: 5" of lift for cheap!
http://explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=238214

Shackle Installation
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48965&highlight=WAR+153

Brown Wire Mod
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=149388&highlight=brown+wire+mod

Tuning Up with a Body Lift
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=128068&highlight=lifted+2nd+gen

Torsion Bar 101 (Torsion Twist, aka TT)
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=47345

Torsion Twist for dummies
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums//showthread.php?t=196965

Pictures of lifted 95-01 Explorers (2nd Gen)
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=145744&highlight=add+leaf

Body Lift Installation (Shown on a 2001 sport, applies to the PA 883 body lift kit)
http://mudmarine.tripod.com/3bodyliftinstall/index.html

Bumper Brackets for body lift
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=172250&highlight=brackets

Fitting 35s on a 2nd gen with tt/shackle/3" body lift setup
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48173

Very informative thread on Suspension Lift vs. Body lift
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1847744#post1847744

Info on suspension lift for IFS
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=133899
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1212709&postcount=26

Suspension lift links (there are many more, these are just a few)
http://www.superlift.com/suspension/ford/96-EXPLORER.asp
http://www.autoanything.com/suspension-systems/61A2800A0A0A2095358.aspx
http://www.car-stuff.com/store/?Ntt=ford+explorer+suspension+kit+trailmaster


Some FYI-
95-97 Explorers use the PA 853 body lift (3")
98-01 Explorers use the PA 883 body lift (3")
WAR-153 (Warrior Products) are the shackles to use, about 1.5" of lift

Larger tires may also require new gears:
tireandgearratiostockchartblackisst.jpg

ExplorerAxleCodes.jpg


Please, any moderator/member correct me if i'm wrong and add stuff if you know more! I know people should be searching but too many people (myself included, a few months ago) just want to start new threads because the info is not right at the top.

If any links are down or not working for whatever reason, let me know.
 






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...can i fit 44's with a 3" body lift....:p:


unless that is a typo, Hell no!!! at the max you can fit 33s, and even then you have to trim the fenders
 






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jtmx he was joking, you see that type of question gets asked here all the time

I once asked "can I lift my Bronco II?" I was told "no way in hell" LOL look at me now jerks! LOL
 






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I kinda figured that, but, you never know
 






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...:shifty_ey...Someone always falls for that...:D
 












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...I'm sure Spotterguy and PaulB will probably be the first to do it...;)
 






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...If you click on the "How To" in my signature, check out "Second Gen Lift Info"...The second link you will find will give you a bunch of info on what you are looking for...;)
 









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...Those links are just info only that you should read first...It will save you some head banging later...:D
 






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