You can look at the rear springs, if you have two blocks under them, you probaly have a lift. Also look at you suspension linkage, if it is aftermarket it will usualy have the manufacturer name on it. if a good kit is installed properly, you shouldnt be able to tell its not factory unless you measure it.
How do you tell if you have a lift or leveling kit?
If you can post a picture of the top of the strut/spring assembly and the bottom of the strut where it attaches to the lower control arm we could tell you for sure. The leveling kits use either a spacer on top of the strut/spring assembly or the bottom of it to lift it and they’re pretty easy to spot.
How do I know what lift kit I have?
To know what size lift kit you have, you need to see if you can find the brand name and serial number. If you can’t, look up the vehicle’s stock shock length and compare it to your current shocks. Remove the shocks for a more accurate measurement, or at least remove all cargo from the truck.
Does a 2 inch lift make a difference?
Yes a 2″ lift is worth it, think of it this way… On a tourer it enables you to get to more places or the same places with less risk of sill and under carriage damage, it also increases your take off and departure angles which is a plus.
Does a 3 inch lift make a difference?
When a truck is lifted, even by three inches, it becomes less aerodynamic; and as more air is allowed underneath the carriage, drag, and turbulence on the truck increases. Additionally, the lift kit adds weight to the truck. These factors affect and lower the gas mileage of the lifted truck.
Does a body lift affect alignment?
A body lift kit raises the body of your vehicle up a few inches while leaving the suspension and wheels at their original height. … Vehicle’s with this lift can still retain the factory suspension geometry and alignment. Suspension kits raise the height of the vehicle’s suspension.
How do you measure lift?
To measure the lift from an event promotion, compare like timeframes. For example, if an online merchant has a Cyber Monday sale running, lift could be measured by comparing the total sales on Cyber Monday with the average sales for the days before and after the sale.