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Old 05-06-2021, 06:44 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever lifted a 97 hardbody before? They don't make lift kits and I don't know what I need to lift it I just want to lift it 3 in maybe four please help me
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Old 05-06-2021, 07:04 PM   #2
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Bordering on rude I will reply with this:


Have you even done a Google search yet?


Have you bothered to search this forum yet?



Have you bothered to go to the 4x4 section?



Lifting a 97 is basically the same as lifting a 87.



I want to say there is a sticky in the 4x4 section.
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That was bordering on rude.
Welcome to the site, lostintranslation. Yes, it can be done. Yes that info and much more is categorized on this site.


But be forewarned; lifting by means of cranking up the torsion bars leads to many other known problems that are also categorized on this site. But there are other ways such as body lift, and MY favorite...SAS.



Do some digging. You'll find tons of great info here.
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Sorry, Im grouchy and tired of answering things that can be found with a google images search or are in stickies and necroposting unhelpful content bordering on trying to take over an old thread.
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Welcome to the site. Yes you can lift a 97 HB.

http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ad.php?t=28545
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The Hardbody suspension is the same from 86.5 to 97 any kit for the earlier trucks will fit fine on the newer models.
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Welcome to the site. Yes you can lift a 97 HB.

http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ad.php?t=28545

Please update the Relocate Your ECM link to: https://mississippi-mud.com/thread-13338.html


You might want to add:
Replacing a TX-10 chain in the truck.
https://mississippi-mud.com/thread-18674.html
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Thank You Mark.
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Old 09-28-2021, 02:12 PM   #9
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What brand of suspension lift kit did you end up buying?
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Old 09-28-2021, 07:52 PM   #10
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What brand of suspension lift kit did you end up buying?
Regretfully, the OP has not been back since the top post.
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Probably at least as bad as a Jeep so worse than a cow.
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