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    Lift question

    What parts are you taking from the Montero and how much lift are you achieving? How much add a leaf are you using to equalize things? Thanks in advance.

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    its the upper control arms from a 92 - 95 2nd gen montero, not the sport - it gives you 2-3 inches of lift and helps with the alignment with the added lift. Th rancho add a leaf is a single leaf also good for a 2-3 inch lift. Don't forget longer shocks for the rear. This is for 4wd trucks only.
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    Rather than an add-a-leaf, consider a Toyota lift shackle from Conferr or Summit. The item you need would be an extended shackle intended for the front springs on 79-85 Toyota pickups or FJ-series for the similar era.

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    Thanks guys

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    This is just the thread I was looking for. I know it was a long time ago but I am getting ready to order all kinds of parts and was wondering if anyone knows what lift shackles for the rear I would need. Would this work or not?
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    I know this is an old thread but would the extended shackles essentially be considered a body lift? Which would be a better ride, extended shackles or the Add-a-Leaf?

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    Is the 92-95 montero parts for an 84 4x4 lift to or is that just the second gen trucks

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    both first and 2nd gen trucks - suspension is the same.
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    Cool thanx penny man

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    Do you have to get Langer cv axles to then

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    no need for longer axle shafts - it doesn't move the shafts beyond the normal range of motion.
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    Ordered a set of front upper control arms for my lift is there any fab I need to do for the lift like brackets,sorry for all the ?'s Never done a lift like this

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    they just bolt on in place of the originals.
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    I just installed s 3 " lift kit on my 88 MM. Before that I had to put new roters and brakes on it. Repackec with grease all back together. After installing lift kit my shifters did not have enough room to shift into gear and 4x4 did not have enough room to be put in 2 hi. I took shifters off and was very careful then welded in 3" cold rolled steel 1/2 inch round extenders. Got all back together it still will got shift from 4hi back down into 2 hi. Any ideas thanks

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    Was this the 3" body lift from 4crawler? Other than the shifter, how is it working out for you?

    Was also wondering if any parts from a lift Montero's would fit an 84 4x4truck, like torsion bars and what not. Just trying to piece things together for a possible lift.

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    torsion bars will not work, they are different lengths. Upper control arms are bolt on. body lift will require mods to firewall for steering column, and the shifter opening in tunnel for full stick motion.
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