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*UPDATED* Suspension Lifts and Body Lifts for 2005+ *PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING HERE*

If you have a question about lifting your truck, please read this thread before posting your question. There is a good chance that it will be answered here. If you notice any errors, please PM me.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How high can I safely lift my 4x4 truck? Why? What if I want to lift it higher?
Generally, 3" is the recommended maximum amount of suspension lift for a 4x4 truck with IFS. The UCA's on our trucks are the biggest limiting factor. It is also very difficult to get good alignment numbers on stock control arms with greater than 2.5" of lift. I would suggest no more than 2.5" of lift with stock Frontier UCA's, 3" with aftermarket Frontier UCA's or stock Titan UCA's, and 4" with aftermarket Titan UCA's. Additional limiting factors are down travel, ride quality and CV angles. If you want to lift your 4x4 higher, you will either need to use a drop bracket kit or combine a body lift with your suspension lift.

These numbers also apply to 2WD trucks that are *not* running spindle lifts. With a spindle lift, you can go considerably higher.

What size tire can I run with XYZ amount of lift?
Generally, the maximum tire size you can fit without rubbing and without trimming is 265/75/16 (equivalent of a 32" tire). This is the factory tire size on the Pro-4X and Nismo models, and most brands will fit on a stock truck with no modifications. Many people fit 285/75/16 (about 33") tires on a lifted truck with minor melting or trimming in the front. 35" tires will fit on a drop bracket kit with a moderate amount of trimming, but it is not recommended to run 35" tires on anything except a "street vehicle" without other modifications.

Titan swaps and most aftermarket wheels will increase the potential for rubbing and consequently make it more likely that you will need to trim or do a melt mod.

When I lift my truck, will I need to get new shocks? Longer brake lines? Will I need to get an alignment done?
Front shocks generally do not require replacement. Longer rear shocks are not required for lifts up to 2". Rear shocks should be replaced with longer rear shocks for any suspension lift 2" or higher, particularly for off road use or when using shackles, AAL's or new leaf packs. Front brake lines require replacement when the lift significantly increases down travel (i.e, Titan swap). Rear brake lines may need to be unclipped at greater than 1.5-2" of lift, or replaced with longer lines when the truck is lifted over 3-4". ABS lines may need to be unclipped.

An alignment is always required anytime your suspension is altered! Frontiers built after mid-2005 may require aftermarket adjustable camber bolts in order to align properly, particularly if they are lifted over 2". (Early 2005 Frontiers came with adjustable camber bolts.)

What is coil bucket contact? Is it bad for my truck? How do I prevent it?
Coil bucket contact is when the coil bucket (top plate) of your shock assembly contacts your upper control arm. When this happens, there will be a loud metal-to-metal clanking noise. Coil bucket contact is something to think about when lifting your truck 2" or higher. It is most common with spacer lifts. If coil bucket contact occurs frequently, the coil bucket may scratch or gouge the upper control arm but it generally won't "hurt" the truck. Noise from coil bucket contact can be prevented by the use of bump stops or aftermarket upper control arms.

Which lift kits will work for a 2015?
Frontier suspension has not changed since 2005. Any lift kit for 2005-2014 will also work on a 2015.

Can I stack front suspension lift components to lift my truck higher? What about rear lift components?
It is generally a bad idea to stack front lift suspension components (i.e., spacers plus height adjustable shocks). Coil bucket clearance, down travel, ride quality, CV angles and stress to the individual components are all reasons NOT to!

There are some exceptions. 2WD trucks can stack lift spindles with anything else to achieve greater lift. Some coilover and spacer combinations work fine as well.

The rear is a different story. Stacking blocks and/or shackles and/or AAL's is no problem at all, provided your shocks and brake lines are long enough.

What is suspension travel? Why is it important?
PRG Greg covers this important topic in his Travel Numbers sticky.

How do I install my new lift kit?
There are many great write ups on this forum that explain how to install various lift setups. If a how to exists, I have included a blue hyperlink in the subtitle of the component (for example, if you click on the big blue "Add-A-Leafs" subtitle, it will take you to Nomad 13's installation write up).

Here is another great write up for installing a front lift: Comprehensive Front Lift Installation Instructions for 2005+ Frontiers

You used an acronym, but I'm new to this stuff and I don't understand what it means!
Acronyms 101


SUSPENSION LIFTS
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Spacers

Lift amount: 1.5" to 3"
Uses: Street use, light off roading.
Pros: Inexpensive. Fairly easy to install. Ride quality is close to factory.
Cons: Suspension travel is limited with larger spacers. High chance of coil bucket contact with spacers over 2".
Notes: Noise from coil bucket contact can be eliminated with bump stops (cheap) or aftermarket upper control arms (better method but more expensive). Aftermarket UCAs highly recommended for 3" spacers. Some kits come with bump stops. PRG also offers inexpensive 0.5" and 1" spacers which can be added to specific existing lifts.
Cost: $60-$190 (more for kits)
Brands: ADF, Calmini, Daystar, NissTec, PRG, Pro Comp, ReadyLift (kit with bump stops, camber bolts, shackles for rear), Revtek (kit with blocks for rear), Rough Country, Truxxx (kit with bump stops and blocks for rear)

Height Adjustable Shocks
Lift amount: 0.5" to 2"
Uses: Street use, light off roading.
Pros: More balanced suspension travel than with a spacer lift.
Cons: Coil spring compressor required for installation (Bilsteins only). In the past, there were reports of Rancho QuickLift shocks leaking over time.
Notes: Some report that the Bilsteins are very stiff when adjusted at maximum height but most feel the ride quality is improved at a more modest setting. Read this thread before installing your coils onto your Bilsteins!
The Rancho QuickLift shocks have been revamped. They now include new coils and come pre-assembled with a new upper mount. The stiffness is adjustable.
Cost: About $200 for the Bilsteins (shocks only); about $350 for the Ranchos (including shocks, new coils and upper mounts)
Brands: Bilstein, Rancho

Lift Coils
Lift amount: 1.5" to 2"
Uses: Light to moderate off roading. Support for a heavy bumper.
Pros: Better articulation than with spacer lift. Low chance of coil bucket contact.
Cons: Coil spring compressor required for installation. Can be stiff.
Notes: There are medium duty coils for trucks with stock bumpers and heavy duty coils for trucks with aftermarket bumpers and winches. Heavy duty coils will feel stiff on a vehicle with a stock bumper but may add a small amount of additional lift. Old Man Emu Nitrocharger Sport Shocks are recommended for use with Old Man Emu coils.
Cost: About $170
Brands: Old Man Emu

Front Lifts continued on next post...

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Bilstein Height Adjustable Shocks with Lift Coils
Lift amount: 2.5" to 3"
Uses: Light off roading. Support for a heavy bumper.
Pros: A relatively inexpensive way to gain lift without using spacers. MD coils with Bilsteins at the stock setting (lowest notch) will provide about 2.5" of lift (YMMV).
Cons: Coil spring compressor required for installation. Can be stiff. Going any higher than stock setting on the Bilsteins will cause the rebound to feel harsh and will only add a small amount of additional lift. Many users feel that the ride is too harsh if the sway bar is left on. MD or HD coils may cause undue stress to the Bilstein shocks.
Notes: Old Man Emu and TJM make medium duty coils for trucks with stock bumpers and heavy duty coils for trucks with aftermarket bumpers and winches. Heavy duty coils will feel harsh on a vehicle with a stock bumper. Setting the Bilsteins at stock height is recommended for optimum ride quality. Please note that adjustable Bilsteins were not designed for use with anything but stock coils, and OME coils were not designed for use with anything but OME shocks - user beware! Read this thread before installing your coils onto your Bilsteins! Many people who are running this lift have removed the sway bar. This softens up the ride significantly. (Caution: Removing the sway bar may create additional body roll during emergency maneuvers. Perform this modification at your own risk.)
Cost: $350-400
Brands: Bilstein (struts) and Old Man Emu or TJM (coils)

Economy Coilovers
Lift amount: Up to 2"
Uses: Light to moderate off roading. Support for a heavy bumper.
Pros: Suspension travel slightly increased. Less expensive than performance coilovers.
Cons: Less lift and suspension travel than with performance coilovers.
Notes: Can use LD or HD springs depending on your needs.
Cost: $400-700.
Brands: NissTec (TJM/Bilstein and Eibach/Bilstein).

Performance Coilovers
Lift amount: Up to 2.5" with stock UCAs; up to 3" with aftermarket UCA's
Uses: Moderate to heavy off roading. Support for a heavy bumper.
Pros: Suspension travel moderately increased (aftermarket UCAs will add additional suspension travel).
Cons: Expensive. Require periodic servicing. Noise and vibration damping isn't as good as the stock setup.
Notes: Can use LD or HD springs depending on your needs.
Cost: $800-1,500. Aftermarket UCAs will add an additional $420-$700.
Brands: Coilovers - Fox, Icon, King, NissTec (TJM Extended Travel), Radflo, Sway-A-Way. UCAs - Calmini, CST, NissTec, PRG, Total Chaos.

Spindles
Lift amount: 4"
Uses: Street use.
Pros: Good ride quality (close to factory).
Cons: Expensive. Relatively difficult to install.
Notes: 2WD ONLY! Cannot be used on 4WD trucks! Spindles widen the stance of the truck slightly.
Cost: About $800
Brands: CST.

Budget Titan Swap
Lift amount: Up to about 3" on 4WD trucks (can go higher on 2WD with spindles)
Uses: Moderate off roading, light rock crawling.
Pros: Greater suspension travel than most lift setups, at a fraction of the cost of an aftermarket Titan swap (below). Front end may be beefier (some Titan components are stronger than comparable Frontier parts). Significantly better ride quality than when using Frontier control arms.
Cons: Time-consuming to install. Vehicle will have more difficulty navigating narrow trails.
Notes: A "Titan swap" replaces the stock Frontier UCAs and LCAs with Titan UCAs and LCAs. Tie rod extensions and longer brake lines are also needed, and 4WD trucks require extended axles or a Titan front diff and axles. The Titan swap by itself adds minimal lift; most of the lift is achieved through aftermarket coilovers and/or spindles. Vehicle will have a wider stance in the front.
Cost: A few hundred dollars, depending on how many junkyard parts vs. new parts are used, and the number of aftermarket performance upgrades included.
Brands: Stock Titan UCA's and LCA's can be purchased from junkyards. Most of the other components are available through PRG.

Titan Swap using Aftermarket UCA's & Coilovers
Lift amount: Up to 4" on 4WD trucks when aftermarket coilovers are used (can go higher on 2WD with spindles)
Uses: Heavy off roading, rock crawling, prerunning.
Pros: This is considered a "mid travel" set-up; suspension travel is greatly increased (depending on coilovers, UCAs, etc). Front end may be beefier (some Titan components are stronger than comparable Frontier parts). Very good ride quality.
Cons: Expensive. Time-consuming to install. Vehicle will have more difficulty navigating narrow trails.
Notes: A "Titan swap" replaces the stock Frontier UCAs and LCAs with Titan UCAs and LCAs. Tie rod extensions and longer brake lines are also needed, and 4WD trucks require extended axles or a Titan front diff and axles. The Titan swap by itself adds minimal lift; most of the lift is achieved through aftermarket coilovers and/or spindles. Aftermarket Titan UCA's Titan swap-specific coilovers are recommended to get the most travel out of this set-up. Vehicle will have a wider stance in the front.
Cost: $2000-3000.
Brands: Dirt King, PRG.

Drop Bracket Kit
Lift amount: 5" to 6"
Uses: With spacers - Street use, light off roading. With coilovers - Light to moderate off roading.
Pros: Lots of lift. Improved approach, departure and breakover angles. Ability to run larger tires with minor trimming.
Cons: Expensive. Limits ground clearance at the front crossmember. Center of gravity will be high. Drive shaft vibrations may occur. Installation requires cutting into the frame. As is, these kits are primarily for looks (although they perform well off-road with the appropriate upgrades).
Notes: Short of using a body lift with your suspension lift (or doing a Titan swap), this is the only way you can lift a 4WD over 3"! These lifts are offered as an entire kit including drop bracket, spacers, rear lift components, etc. They can be upgraded with aftermarket coilovers and other performance parts.
Cost: $1,400-$2,000 with spacers ($2,000-$3,000 with coilovers)
Brands: Calmini, Fabtech

Titan Swap with Drop Bracket Kit
Lift amount: Up to 9" on 4WD trucks (possibly higher depending on mods)
Uses: Moderate to heavy off roading.
Pros: Lots of lift, lots of suspension travel.
Cons: Expensive. Installation of drop bracket kit requires cutting into the frame. Time-consuming to install. Vehicle will have more difficulty navigating narrow trails. Center of gravity will be high.
Notes: This set-up provides the highest possible amount of suspension lift. Coilovers are recommended to get the most travel out of this set-up.
Cost: Varies ($3,500 and up)
Brands: Dirt King or PRG (Titan swap kit), Calmini or Fabtech (drop bracket kit)

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REAR
Blocks

Lift amount: 1" to 2"
Pros: Inexpensive.
Cons: Axle wrap with the larger blocks (typically not a huge problem on Frontiers). Can weaken the leaf springs over time. No added flex.
Notes: New U-bolts are needed (come with most block kits when purchased new).
Cost: $65-$90
Brands: Calmini, PRG; also included in some spacer kits

Shackles
Lift amount: 1/2" to 2"
Pros: Inexpensive. Easy to install. Factory ride maintained. Add a small amount of flex.
Cons: Leaf springs may flatten over time.
Notes: Some companies make adjustable-height shackles. Automotive Customizers also offers revolver shackles which offer a significant amount of flex when used with AALs.
Cost: $70-$120 ($310 for revolver shackles)
Brands: Automotive Customizers, Calmini, PRG; also included in some spacer kits

Add-A-Leafs
Lift amount: 2" to 3"
Pros: Increased load carrying capacity (in some cases). Multi-leaf AALs will add a fair amount of flex.
Cons: More difficult to install than blocks or shackles. Leaf springs may flatten over time.
Notes: New U-bolts strongly recommended.
Cost: $65-$165
Brands: Automotive Customizers, Deaver (PRG), NissTec, Prerunnerparts; also included in some spacer kits

New Leaf Pack
Lift amount: 2" to 3" (can go higher if custom or DIY)
Pros: Significantly improved ride quality. More stout than the stock leaf pack. Some brands increase load carrying capacity.
Cons: Expensive.
Notes: Some DIY'ers have pieced together hybrid leaf packs to gain lift for a fraction of the cost.
Cost: $350-$650
Brands: Alcan, Automotive Customizers, Deaver (PRG), Old Man Emu


BODY LIFTS
Lift amount: 2" to 3" in kit form. If you go the DIY route you can do a different height.
Pros: Increased body clearance and fenderwell clearance for larger tires.
Cons: Does nothing for suspension flex. Bumper relocation brackets have to be fabbed if you do not buy a kit (most kits only come with front brackets).
Cost: $75-$350
Brands: Automotive Customizers, Performance Accessories (which can be acquired through PRG), or do-it-yourself.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Thank you to all the members who contributed to this thread with your suggestions, information, and pictures of your trucks (including HarshReality001, who wrote the original lift sticky and gave me his blessing in updating it).

Thank you to everyone who has ever asked a second generation lift question as well as everyone who has ever answered one. I am NOT a suspension expert, and I did a lot of my research by browsing these forums.

BIG THANKS to FrontierNation3, who generously volunteered to locate the pictures, and domoMKIV, who assisted with the original version of this sticky.

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Lifted Truck Gallery

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Lift Height: 2" front/1" rear
Parts Used: 2" spacer lift, 1" block lift for rear
Tire and Wheels: 285/75-16 Yokohama Geolander ATS, OEM Nismo wheels

DSJ

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Lift Height: 2" front/2" rear
Parts Used: 2" PRG Spacer front, PRG Deaver 2-leaf spring pack
Tire and Wheels: Pro Comp Extreme MT 285/75-16 on OEM Nismo wheels

MJR

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Lift Height: 2" front/2.5" rear
Parts Used: 2" PRG spacers, 3" (maximum) Firestone riderite airbags rear
Tire and Wheels: 265/75-16 Mud King XTs on Pathfinder wheels

Nissan4Life

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Lift Height: 2.5" front/0" rear
Parts Used: Rough Country 2.5" leveling kit (front spacer only)
Tire and Wheels: 285/75R16 Hankook DynaPro MT on 16" wheels

S13Disco

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Lift Height: 2.5" front/1.5" rear
Parts Used: 2.5/1.5 Readylift SST kit
Tire and Wheels: Stock 265/75-16 BFG Rugged Trail, OEM Pro-4X wheels

SDHarleydad

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Lift Height: 2.5" front/1.5" rear
Parts Used: 2.5" spacer front, 1.5" shackle rear
Tire and Wheels: 285/75-16 BFG AT/KO, OEM Nismo wheels

AZCobraCMDR

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Lift Height: 2.5" front/1.5" rear
Parts Used: 2.5/1.5 Readylift SST kit
Tire and Wheels: 285/65R18 Nitto Trail Grapplers on 18" XD Addicts

Wrecker426

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Lift Height: 2.5" front/2.5" rear
Parts Used: PRG Advanced Coilover package
(Radflo Coilovers, PRG UCA’s, deaver springs in rear)
Tire and Wheels: Hankook Dynapro ATM 265/75-16 on OEM SE wheels

BCBrian

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Lift Height: 3" front/2" rear
Parts Used: PRG Advanced Coilover package
(Radflo Coilovers, PRG UCA’s, deaver springs in rear and adjustable shackles)
Tire and Wheels: 255/85-16 BFG KM2, OEM Pro-4x wheels

timsp8

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Lift Height: 3" front/3.5" rear
Parts Used: PRG Advanced Coilover package
(Radflo Coilovers, PRG UCA’s, deaver springs in rear and adjustable shackles)
Tire and Wheels: 265/70-17 Definity Dakota AT’s on stock LE wheels

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Lift Height: 4.5" front/3" rear
Parts Used: 2.5" PRG Spacers, 1" AC Adjustable spacers, 2" body lift
Tire and Wheels: Falken Rocky Mountain ATS 265/70-18, 18x8 Titan wheels

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Lift Height: 5" front/3" rear
Parts Used: Performance Accessories 3" body lift, 2" spacers
Tire and Wheels: 33x12.50x17 General Grabber Red Letter, 17" Matte Black G-FX OR9 wheels

mgilbert

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Lift Height: 5" front/5" rear
Parts Used: 3" spacer lift, 3" shackle lift, 2" Automotive Customizers (AC) body lift
Tire and Wheels: 285/75-16 Kumho Roadventure MT on OEM Nismo wheels
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Lift Height: 6" front/6" rear
Parts Used: 3" spacer lift front, 3" blocks, 3" body lift
Tire and Wheels: 305/70-16 Yokohama Geolander MTS, 16" American Outlaw Buckshot wheels

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Lift Height: 7.5" front/7" rear
Parts Used: Calmini DB kit w/2.5 Radflo COs and PRG UCAs, custom Deaver 6" springs and PRG adj shackles set at 1" w/28" radflo 2.0 ext res Titan rears
Tires and Wheels: 285/75/16 Toyo MTs on stock Pro-4 wheels

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Lift Height: 8" front/5" rear
Parts Used: Fabtech DB kit w/ 5100s and OME HD coils, custom Deaver 3" springs + 2" AC shackles
Tires and Wheels: 33/12.5/17 Pro Comp MTs, 17x9 Level 8 Strike 6 satin black wheels

Nomad 13

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Lift Height: 8" front/6" rear
Parts Used: Fabtech lift kit, 2" spacer
Tire and Wheels: 305/65-17 BFG KM2 tires and 17" Pro Comp 7089
NinjaBoy636

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Lift Height: 9" front/6" rear
Parts Used: Calmini 5" lift kit, Radflo extended coilovers
Tire and Wheels: 33x12.50x20 toyo m/t with moto metal 951’s
Nismo05

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Lift Height: 3.5" front/3" rear
Parts Used: Titan UCA/LCA, radflo 2.5, bils rear, shackles, deaver leafs
Tire and Wheels: 285/75-16 KM2 tires on stock Pro-4X wheels
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Lift Height: 3.5" front/3" rear
Parts Used: Titan swap (Titan UCA/LCA, PRG tie-rod extensions, Titan Bilstein 5100 Adj. shocks front,
PRG 2" spacer, 2" Add-a-leaf and 1" blocks rear)
Tire and Wheels: 265/75-16 BFG M/T on OEM Nismo wheels
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Lift Height: 4" front/3" rear
Parts Used: Titan swap (PRG Titan UCA/ Titan LCA, PRG tie-rod extensions, 2" Radflo coilovers w/1" PRG spacers, 2" Add-a-leaf and 1" blocks rear)
Tire and Wheels: 285/75-16 Goodyear Duratracs on OEM SE wheels

JeniorNV

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Lift Height: 4.5" front/3" rear
Parts Used: PRG Titan swap (2.5" Radflo Coilovers front, Deaver 10-pack race leafs)
Tire and Wheels: 275/70-17 BFG All-terrain’s on 17x9 KMC Addict wheels
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Lift Height: 5" front/3.5" rear
Parts Used: Titan swap on a 2WD (Sway-A-Way coilovers), 2” Deaver AAL, 1.5” shackles
Tire and Wheels: 285/75-16 tires on OEM Nismo wheels

bigriver

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Lift Height: 5" front/4" rear
Parts Used: Titan swap on a 2WD
Tire and Wheels: 285/75-16 Nitto Terra Grapplers on 16" OEM LE wheels

andrewcote

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Lift Height: 8" front/5.5" rear
Parts Used: Titan swap (Titan UCA/LCA), Calmini 5", Radflo 2.5's,
PRG Deaver 2-leaf spring pack and adjustable shackles
Tire and Wheels: Primewell PA100 305/70/16 on 16" wheels

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Updated 7/9/11:
* "General information" moved from the end of the first post to the beginning. Changed to FAQ format.
* "Acknowledgements" section moved to the end (but I'm not any less thankful).
* Added the section "Bilstein Height Adjustable Shocks with OME Lift Coils".
* Several other small changes and clarifications made throughout.

Updated 12/22/11:
* Added NissTec products to the appropriate sections.
* Updated the "Height Adjustable Shocks" section.
* Discussed sway bar removal in the "Bilstein Height Adjustable Shocks with OME Lift Coils" section.
* Rewrote the "Titan swap" section (most notably, added a description of what a Titan swap is and what is needed in the "notes" parts of that section).
* Made some small clarifications throughout.

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Updated 3/23/12:
* A "Uses" section has been added for each type of front lift.
* Vendor names are now hyperlinks.
* The subtitle for each type of lift is now a hyperlink to an installation thread (if one exists).
* Numerous other hyperlinks added where relevant.
* Coilover subsection has been divided into "Economy Coilovers" and "Performance Coilovers."
* Several clarifications and revisions made throughout.

Updated 6/6/12:
* Pictures completely revamped to show a wider variety of lift heights and tire/wheel combos.
* Updated some brands and costs.

I received numerous suggestions for these recent updates - thank you to everyone who contributed an idea! Extra thanks to FrontierNation3 who took the time to compile almost all of the pictures.

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Updated 9/28/14:
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