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Reaper7
01-29-2008, 11:46 AM
Well i got rid of my TJ and got me a 95 full size bronco,And now i want to lift it,I just want to go 4 inches,What are some of the best kits out there and how easy would it be for a home install? any help would be great [cheers]

521 Ford
01-29-2008, 12:39 PM
Awsome, all broncos are cool! There are lots of options for these trucks, any suspension company will have a lift for them. My brother just bought a 96 so we will be doing the same thing. I had good success with BDS on a ranger, no reason to believe the quality would be different on this. Most trail guys prefer a solid axle up front but desert people love these so I tend to do more research on those sites. Here are a few links to check out, some more exotic than the norm but still cool:
http://www.autofab.com/bronco1.htm
http://www.baja-north.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=29
http://www.race-dezert.com/forum/showthread.php?t=38675
http://www.camburg.com/ford4x4F150-P4x4.html
http://www.bds-suspension.com/php/ProductSelect.php

keep posting, interested in which direction you go.

Maelthra
01-29-2008, 04:55 PM
I would suggest Rancho for a 4" lift, their stuff is built to last.

Deathtrap
01-29-2008, 05:49 PM
Im liking my pro-comp 6", dont go with 4, youll regret not getting the 6. install is fairly easy, only pain in the ass is grinding rivits off for the new brackets. And a good site to find out everything on these trucks is www.fullsizebronco.com

Ginger Snaps
01-29-2008, 08:58 PM
pro comp 6''

Foes
01-29-2008, 09:37 PM
like I said in the post down lower, I have a procomp 6" and love it, flexes great, rides great, only thing I didnt like was installing it, maybe i got a bad kit, but the drop brackets just did NOT want to go in.

Reaper7
01-31-2008, 12:32 PM
Thanks for all the ideas..Its my DD...Would 6 inches be too high? Thats why i was thinking of just a 4 inch..

muddy mud skipper
01-31-2008, 01:06 PM
i got a ranco 4" in mine.good lift works really good.......but like someone already said i want a 6" or bigger now.i cant fit my 39's:(

muddy mud skipper
01-31-2008, 01:07 PM
i got a ranco 4" in mine.good lift works really good.......but like someone already said i want a 6" or bigger now.i cant fit my 39's:( time to do some cuttin lol

kamloopsyota
01-31-2008, 01:24 PM
i can vouche for baja north, amazing fucking work from dale and craig. they're located in kamloops as well

Foes
01-31-2008, 02:47 PM
the 6 inch on my truck with 33's sits about as high as a stock 350 from the same era, maybe a tiny bit higher

nonhighwayservice
02-01-2008, 07:51 PM
bigger is always better. Your old lady would rather have 2 more inches, so will you

Reaper7
02-03-2008, 07:55 PM
So i think im going to go for the 6 inch procomp...Anywhere out in Vancouver with some good deals? or should i find a kit in the states?[cheers]

FU Toolbag
02-03-2008, 10:20 PM
Save your coin, get yourself a solid axle and a friend to put it in. I guarentee you you'll love it and wonder why the hell you ever thought of keeping that peice of shit ttb.

OldEnuff
02-04-2008, 12:48 AM
[iagree]

I put a 4" bds lift in my '85 at first (with the 4" block in the rear)

the drop brackets for the radius arms will start twisting your frame rails with any kind of serious wheeling.

A hp D44 from a 78/79 bronco (with it's radius arms and brackets and panhard bar) will "almost" bolt right in with a little trimming of the engine crossmember for pumpkin clearance

The only serious part is fabbing, placing and securing (welding ) the panhard bar mouint to the frame.

Everything else was basically just get rid of the old stuff, drill mounting holes for the stock r/a brackets from the 78 and bolt em on with grade 8 hardware.

I used 6" lift coils in the front (using the stock spring towers) and a sky mfg shackle reversal kit in the rear.

Also with the solid axle you will not need a "drop" pitman arm for your steering, the stock one works better. the drop arm puts added stress on your steering box and its mounting points to your frame.

Which ever way you go make sure to go for a six inch suspension lift
you will not regret it

If you know someone who can weld/assist you it will be cheaper to do the solid axle conversion than buy a lift kit for the TTB and install it.

If you are interested I can probably dig up some pics of the installation

Jim [cheers]