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Old 03-15-2010, 05:15 PM
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Its a 99 explorer like this...




I don't know much about lifting trucks... But I have been told a 4" lift would be good.

What brands make good lift kits? & would lift kits for newer explorers fit retroactively?

Should I lift the front more than the back?

And should I flare the wheels out a little because the center of gravity is really high in sploders? Im guessing that costs more



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Try this forum.

http://explorerforum.com/

Very informative when it comes to Explorers
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Try this forum.

http://explorerforum.com/

Very informative when it comes to Explorers
lol a forum dedicated to splorers.

Thanks 4 the link !
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put a 10in lift on it youll be good to go!!
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lol a forum dedicated to splorers.

Thanks 4 the link !
NP.

I joined that forum a few months ago when I was considering lifting my 01 Explorer Sport but I changed my mind and sold it.

Show some pics when you lift it.
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NP.

I joined that forum a few months ago when I was considering lifting my 01 Explorer Sport but I changed my mind and sold it.

Show some pics when you lift it.
Yeah definitely!

My cold air intake is on the way right now.

I'm doing Flowmaster catback exhaust with downpipes in the next two or three weeks.

Then murdering the windows as dark as legal

Then lifting it

then paint job and I'll be good to go
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what are you planning to use it for?
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4-6 bro. anything higher is to much. 35's should be your max tire size in a little truck like that
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I wouldn't lift it at all if you plan on a big stereo it will sag and look retarded
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what are you planning to use it for?
Mainly just road driving but about once a month me and my stepdad go to the dunes. Its more for looks/feel

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I wouldn't lift it at all if you plan on a big stereo it will sag and look retarded
Yeah i'm planning on actually selling the sub setup and doing a SQ one by April. So it should be good


What do you guy's think about about lifting the front an inch higher than the back? never seen it done on a splorer
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