4WD Lift Kits & 4x4 Suspension

A range of answers to our most commonly asked 4x4 suspension questions. 

Will I need anything else to install this lift kit on my 4WD?

No, this lift kit comes with absolutely everything required for installation. However, you will need to get a wheel alignment immediately after the lift kit it is installed. Also it is best practice to get some sort of castor/camber correction installed. You can do this by either installing bushings or the best way, by installing a control arm which corrects caster/camber.

How much extra weight will be added to the vehicle after installing a standard 2-inch lift kit?

The weight added varies based on the weight of the springs added. Our lift kits could weigh anywhere from 80 - 120kg.

What is a 4WD lift kit?

A 4WD lift kit is a vehicle modification that raises the car body, resulting in a higher ride height.

What is the best lift kit?

Deciding what lift kit is the best or what brand of suspension is the best, depends on the requirements of your vehicle and your driving preferences. Formula is classed as a comfort lift kit, Bilstein is classed as a performance lift kit, and RAW is classed as a heavy duty load lift kit.

What is the legal maximum suspension lift height?

The maximum legal suspension lift height is 2 inches (50mm), with an additional 25mm for tyres.

Should I install a lift kit or bull bar and winch first?

It is very important to install a bull bar, winch, and any other 4WD accessories before fitting a lift kit to your 4WD.

What is the difference between a Formula lift kit, a Bilstein lift kit and a RAW lift kit?

Formula is classed as a comfort lift kit, Bilstein is classed as a performance lift kit, and RAW is classed as a heavy duty lift kit.

By installing a lift kit will I void my Warranty?

Generally, no. Installing a lift kit will not void your vehicle warranty.

Do you sell and Install 3-4 Inch lift kits?

No we do not as they are not street legal and require further modification, engineering and mod plating. We only install 2 inch lift kits and we find that 2 inch lift kits are okay for all general recreational offroading experiences.

How big of a lift should I get?

Choosing the right size lift for your 4WD depends on what vehicle you own and what your primary use of the vehicle is, keeping in mind the legal suspension lift height limit is 50mm.

Is a 2 inch lift kit worth it?

Yes, a 2-inch lift kit is worth it. A 2 inch lift kit is capable of provide your vehicle with enough advantage to tackle any off road track. It will also allow you to increase your tyre size for more clearance to be better equipped for your next adventure.

How can I get Fulcrum Suspensions to fit my lift kit?

You can select to have it installed at the checkout. Installation costs are shown on each product page.

What springs should i get?

You need to get springs to suit what you carry as your constant loads (what you carry 90% of the time).

Will this Easy Lift Kit fit the Ford Ranger PX3?

No this will not fit the PX3. It is designed to only suit the PX2. The PX3 has a modified suspension setup

What warranty does a 4x4 lift kit have?

All 4x4 Lift Kits including Bilstein, Formula, and RAW come complete with a 3 year or 60,000km Warranty.

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