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post #1 of 43 Old 06-11-2008, 08:39 AM Thread Starter
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EVERYONE IS TELLING ME NOT TO LIFT MY TRUCK

They say that it is hard on my u joints etc. Mainly they weren't enginered to be lifted . I already bought a ne 4" skyjacker for it now I don't understand should I sell it or keep it. My truck is rough exterior wise I bought it new in 97, so it's not like i'm making it look good i guess. Just confused!


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bought new 97 powerstroke XLT 4x4 only 210 k rarely over 2k rpm since new k/n High Perfomance Air Intake, cat & muffler delete Staight 3" ,(wish list) Gauges & Wilman Tuned! Last a lift kit
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Just lift it.

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Make your truck look the way you want, millions of others already have. Will it cause stress on other parts, sure! But not enough to have you nervous enough to consider selling the lift. Just put it on, and smile and wave to the people that told you not too.

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What u talkin bout willis

 
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TELL THEM TO SHUT UP ITS NOT THEIR TRUCK MOST LIFTS COME WITH PARTS TO HELP OUT ON PINION ANGLE AND SUCH SO THAT ITS NOT AS HARD ON YOUR U JOINTS

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Make your truck look the way you want, millions of others already have. Will it cause stress on other parts, sure! But not enough to have you nervous enough to consider selling the lift. Just put it on, and smile and wave to the people that told you not too.
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If you want to lift it lift it.
As far as the lift being hard on the truck, 4 incher isnt that big of a deal.
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lift it

Lift the truck if YOU want to, screw what everyone else says!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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well with all the rain it needs to be lifted just to drive around


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bought new 97 powerstroke XLT 4x4 only 210 k rarely over 2k rpm since new k/n High Perfomance Air Intake, cat & muffler delete Staight 3" ,(wish list) Gauges & Wilman Tuned! Last a lift kit
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Lift it!!!

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OBS trucks look tough as he!! with lifts and bigger wheels. LIFT IT!!

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