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03-22-2007, 12:42 PM
made a bodylift for my 1994 f150,its automatic,just wondering if ill need any other pieces like shifterlinkage or anything,im goin with an electric fan and different bumpers so i dont have too wory about any thing for those parts oh ya its a 3" body lift

03-22-2007, 01:01 PM
longer brake lines,and you might have to loosen the bolt on the bar that goes to your steering box from the steering wheel and pull it out a bit then tighten it back up[cheers]

03-22-2007, 03:04 PM
Hmmmm... considering a body lift on my Ford too. Probably 1 or 2 inches.

Please post up any obstacles you run into. [cheers]

03-22-2007, 03:27 PM
ya no prob

get stuck
03-22-2007, 04:25 PM
we did a body lift on my buddies 90 f250 but it was standerd and thye only thing we had to do it lossen the steeing thing off and and i think you will have to make or buy a longer shifter linkage

03-22-2007, 04:36 PM
what engine do you have on my 300 i had to custome make a lower rad hose with the front bumper the frame will get in the way of raiseing it i just cut the bumer my friend cut the frame its up to you i a 94 f150 with a 3 inch body lift

03-22-2007, 05:33 PM
ita a 5.0L ya i thought id have to mess with the shifter linkage

03-22-2007, 05:53 PM
Hey man i have no linkage problems with my body lift

03-22-2007, 06:31 PM
yurs is standard is it not

03-22-2007, 07:45 PM
oh ya you might have to lower your rad so your fan cools it properly,i know i had to do it when i put body lift on[cheers]

03-22-2007, 07:49 PM
auto has a cable shift on that truck

03-22-2007, 08:01 PM
longer brake lines[cheers]

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he's lifting the body off the frame, brake lines shouldn't even be a concern

03-22-2007, 08:09 PM
you don't need longer break lines, well least in all the ones i have done you don't.. the shifter should be fine.. only think is most common is a long steering shaft.. if you bought a kit it comes with an extention you didn't so either probably have to buy one or make one

03-23-2007, 12:00 PM
cool thnx for all the tips

03-23-2007, 12:39 PM
might have to trim the fan shroud or do something with it

03-24-2007, 02:29 PM
i have a 93 f-150 and i just did a body lift. the stock brake lines will be fine and and tranny has a cable so you wont have to mess with that. the only thing that came with the kit that you couldnt make was i steering extension under the dash but other than thatshould be easy. also i have a friend that has a 89 f-250 and his body lift kit didnt come with the steering extension so i guess there different between body styles

03-24-2007, 02:33 PM
oh ya you might have to lower your rad so your fan cools it properly,i know i had to do it when i put body lift on[cheers]

theres brackets that hold the rad to the body so you cant lower the rad. my body lift came with drop brackets for the fan shroud

Always broke
03-24-2007, 03:46 PM
Don't forget the gas tank filler extention so you can get gas in it:D

03-24-2007, 10:52 PM
hmm i wonder if u can buy the steering lonkage piece seperate or i guess if i cant ill have to buy the kit

FU Toolbag
03-24-2007, 11:05 PM
I find it rather funny how many people have comnmented on having to drop the fan shroud to make you lift work right, Dam that's funny.