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Lifting how big???

Hey guys im looking for a lift for my 94f350 4x4,only thing is i dont want it to be to beepbeepbeepbeep tall. I was thinking about a 6in but think it might be alittle to big. What size tires would i be able to run with a 6in?

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You should be able to run 38" or 39.5" with a 6" lift. Add three more inches w/ a body lift and get 44's. If you don't want too big, go with the 4" kit.

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You should be able to run 38" or 39.5" with a 6" lift. Add three more inches w/ a body lift and get 44's. If you don't want too big, go with the 4" kit.
2 inch should net you 35's.
4 inch should net you 35's better and 37's if you cut.
6 inch should net you 37's or 38's.
8 inch should net you 39.5's or 40's
10 inch should get you 42's
12 inch and above you're talking 44+

6 inch on 38's look really good IMO.

If you have a gas motor and I doubt you do, then a body lift may work, however a body lift doesn't work well on a Diesel truck because the intercooler stays with the body and the motor and tubes stay in the frame.

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2 inch should net you 35's.
4 inch should net you 35's better and 37's if you cut.
6 inch should net you 37's or 38's.
8 inch should net you 39.5's or 40's
10 inch should get you 42's
12 inch and above you're talking 44+
Are you thinking about the SD's? 6" is the highest lift I have found for the OBS. You can get 44's on the OBS with a total of 9 inches. I had an '88 w/ 6" susp and 3" body sittin on 44's.

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so with a 6in lift and 37's would i be able to go through drive throughs like burer king etc? That the only thing im worried about. I've never had a full size truck just lifted rangers

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so with a 6in lift and 37's would i be able to go through drive throughs like burer king etc? That the only thing im worried about. I've never had a full size truck just lifted rangers
i had a bronco with 11" lift and 39.5s and i could get in drive throughs, but parking garages where a different story

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ha yea i know about parking garages,i had a 96 ranger with a 3in body lift and 33's and i rip my cb antenna right off the roof trying to attempt to go in. sounds like im gettin a 6in for the diesel

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i have a 6-inch and 35s on my 95 and i definately wouldn't go any smaller actually i'm thinkin about lifting i a bit more with a shackle reversal. heres a pic
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Didn't notice if you had a 250 or a 350, but with my 4inch lift on my 350 I could run 37's fairly easy. I have 35 on it now, and it looks pretty good if I do say so myself

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Yes I was talking SD sorry.

Does your 94 F350 have an intercooler?

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