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I've put the leveling kit on and now wanting a little more. Contemplating a 2" body lift. I've got a straight drive other than the shorter stick what are some of the pros and cons. Any advice would be greatly appreciated before I plunge in to something I may or may not want to do .
 

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Not many cons, i did it on mine to allow a little more room for the tires and love it. I have a lot of other mods but I think it looks great and made more room for the tires.
 

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Did you do it yourself, if so how long did it take. Is yours a manual, if so did it effect the shifter. Thanks for any info
 

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I don't like the gaps either and not sure how to readjust or mount skids. I definitely have to move the bumpers. I'm waiting now to get new shoes that might get it that little extra I'm looking for. If not I think the body lift would be the most economical way to go. Pretty sure I'll want that extra 2" once I get the new shoes that's why I'm researching it now. Always wanting more once you start.
 

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Not many cons, i did it on mine to allow a little more room for the tires and love it. I have a lot of other mods but I think it looks great and made more room for the tires.
did you have to relocate anything in the truck? nisstec says you have to relocate your power steering mounting bracket and a few other things.

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I got the 4x4 parts kit, it came with front bumper brackets, a new bracket that you use to re attach the power steering bracket and new brackets for the radiator, I would say you don't need to do the power steering or the radiator after the fact, I did it but both parts could easily stay in the same place they were, front bumper brackets make a big difference though


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I got the 4x4 parts kit, it came with front bumper brackets, a new bracket that you use to re attach the power steering bracket and new brackets for the radiator, I would say you don't need to do the power steering or the radiator after the fact, I did it but both parts could easily stay in the same place they were, front bumper brackets make a big difference though


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thanks, i don't think i would need a bumper relocation because i have a one piece bumper on my pro 4. Nisstec gives you a longer hose for the radiator but they don't give you power steering bracket. may be all i need to go with it.
 

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You definitely do not need the power steering bracket so you should be great


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thanks, i don't think i would need a bumper relocation because i have a one piece bumper on my pro 4. Nisstec gives you a longer hose for the radiator but they don't give you power steering bracket. may be all i need to go with it.
I'll wait for you to do it before I do LOL
 

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thanks, i don't think i would need a bumper relocation because i have a one piece bumper on my pro 4. Nisstec gives you a longer hose for the radiator but they don't give you power steering bracket. may be all i need to go with it.
I think you would need the bumper relocation bracket, regardless if you have a 1 piece or not. Behind the 1 piece plastic is a metal bumper that is fastened to the frame and sits right inside your 1 piece bumper cover, this would need to be moved up so your plastic 1 piece cover would still fit onto the bumper.
 

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I think you would need the bumper relocation bracket, regardless if you have a 1 piece or not. Behind the 1 piece plastic is a metal bumper that is fastened to the frame and sits right inside your 1 piece bumper cover, this would need to be moved up so your plastic 1 piece cover would still fit onto the bumper.
I have a one piece bumper, added a 2" lift, and never lifted my steel bumper. I unfastened the bottom of the plastic bumper and never reattached them, the plastic will stretch over the steel still. Makes it so the stock skid still fastens in place. Easy peasy.
 

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I have a one piece bumper, added a 2" lift, and never lifted my steel bumper. I unfastened the bottom of the plastic bumper and never reattached them, the plastic will stretch over the steel still. Makes it so the stock skid still fastens in place. Easy peasy.


So the stock skid fastens in place? The skid is fastened to the frame. I recently removed my lower half of my 1 piece bumper (with a saw) and don't see how you stretched your plastic over this thing.


See the picket it fits into:


I'd be interested to see how you were able to raise the body 2" and not move the steal inner bumper. I must be confused.
 

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Errr... wait. The bumper doesn't sit in that pocket. Just the way my pile of none needed parts ended up being stacked.
 

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I wonder how/if even a 1" body lift would affect my White Rhino bar
 
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