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Old 09-10-2017, 06:02 PM   #1
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Default 2WD 1993 suspension lift?

Did a couple searches, couldn't find anything super specific. Are there any good suspension lifts for a 2WD? Practicality aside, there only seems to be a few options. I only want 2" maximum all the way around. The rear isn't the problem, it's the front.

http://www.sdtrucksprings.com/index....0aAhhsEALw_wcB

Is the Rough Country lift any good? Seems like the only "out of the box" option. Are those control arms compatible with a 2WD? Anyone have any experience with this lift? Please y'all help me out!
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2wd and 4wd control arms are different, if you were to use 4wd arms you will not be able to align the truck, someone on here bought the 4wd arms and installed them not knowing they were different and he could not get the front back in alignment.

Check on 4x4parts.com they have some parts to lift the 2wd.

Superlift control arms for 2wd on sale:
http://www.4x4parts.com/i-18981691-s...sion-lift.html

They also sell ball joint spacers for the 2wd to use with the stock arms, you would be better off using the Superlift arms than spacers though.

they also sell a complete package for the 2wd:

http://www.4x4parts.com/i-18916765-h...n-package.html

superlift package with no shocks:

http://www.4x4parts.com/i-18981689-s...sion-lift.html
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Good to know. Thank you for the links! I could've sworn I scoured that site already - must've overlooked everything I needed.

If I were to purchase the control arms only, would that give me the lift I want in the front or would I still need to purchase shocks as well?
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Adjusting the torsion bars is what provides the lift, the aftermarket control arms allow you to have it aligned after wards. The stock shocks should be long enough in the front.
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Old 09-10-2017, 09:33 PM   #6
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Found this truck online, no idea who's it is, 2wd with body lift and suspension, think he is running 29" tires, I Like it !

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I can't believe the control arms from Superlift are 2/3 the price of the Rough Country full suspension kit! Am I going crazy? A testament to quality perhaps??
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Yeah, but the Rough country lift is only for the 4x4.
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I have a 2" body with stock 4wd (15") wheels/tires, it is mistaken for a 4wd
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What are your thoughts on a body lift? Easy/hard? Worth the hassle?
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