Question: Are 4 Inch Lift Kits Legal?

Is a 3 inch lift illegal?

Currently in NSW the VSB14 allows a 50mm lift (increase in vehicle height due to suspension and/or tyres), any higher than 50mm will require certification.

This limits 4WD owners to the industry average 50mm – or 2” as it’s often referred to – suspension lift and restricts them to standard size tyres..

How high can a truck be lifted and be street legal?

You can’t lift the body from the chassis more than 3 inches. In terms of bumper height, a GVWR of 4,500 pounds or less and your front bumper can’t go higher than 24 inches. GVWRs between 4,501 and 7,500 pounds determine the maximum height of 27 inches at the front and 29 inches at the rear.

The use of coil spacers and strut spacers is not roadworthy in most states. If you need more height, use the right spring for your needs. Airbag helper springs may be fitted in addition to the original suspension, however coil or leaf springs must have the same or higher spring rate than stock.

Duncan Gay, the Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight in NSW, has recently announced via Facebook, that the laws surrounding vehicle suspension lifts have changed. Now, you can lift your 4X4 a total of 75mm: 50mm through the suspension, and 25mm through the tyres. …

Are spacer lift kits good?

Ultimately, spacer kits have their place. If you don’t like your current ride quality, a spacer lift usually won’t make a big improvement, unless your issue is more with shock valving. If you are a DIY Jeeper, then you’ll like the fact that these are extremely easy at-home installs.

How high is a 3 inch lift?

Most 3″ kits will yield somewhere around 2.5″ to 3″ and like i said tires vary. Your current 30.5″ might be referred to as 31s. Also after installing a lift the truck will settle a bit over time and sit a touch lower than right after the install.

Lifting your 4WD You are also not allowed to fit tyres that are more than 50mm bigger than the factory tyre diameter. … This is the maximum legal lift kit height in WA as long as you run the factory size tyre. For those of you out there that are running bigger than a 2 inch lift, your vehicle is illegal.

Is a 2 inch lift noticeable?

An observant person should be able to tell with just a 2″ lift but more importantly you will be able to tell. Most of the time a mini lift such as the one you are talking about is used for leveling the truck out. You can also use the smaller lifts to get a slightly larger tire size to fit under your wells.

What size lift kit should I get?

The size of your lift kit also depends on how large you want these tires to be. You should be able to make room for some 37-inch tires with a smaller lift kit, but, if you want to go even bigger, you’ll probably need a larger lift kit.

Should I lift my 4wd?

If you go over that without engineering, your vehicle is illegal. The only thing that actually increases your ground clearance is fitting larger tyres, so only lift your 4WD enough to fit the tyres you are running. Remember to stay within the local regulations too, or get your 4WD engineered.

How high can I lift my 4×4 in WA?

The legal road height you can lift your vehicle in Western Australia is 50mm from larger tyres and a 25mm suspension lift without any form of engineering.

Four inch spring lifts can be engineered in NSW. It must be spring lift only, no body lifts, and of course all the other equipment such as break lines, caster etc etc. Max tyre size is 33 inch.

The NSW Roads Minister has made changes to the light vehicle modification laws allowing 75mm vehicle lifts. THE NSW MINISTER FOR ROADS, MARITIME AND FREIGHT, Duncan Gay, has announced changes to the laws regarding light vehicle modifications in NSW, allowing for vehicle lifts of 75mm without certification.

Is it worth lifting your truck?

If you’re using your truck for primarily city or highway driving, then there is no real benefit to more ground clearance. In fact, it may hurt performance. However, lifting provides many advantages for off-road use, including greater approach, breakover, and departure angles.

Do you need bigger tires if you lift your truck?

Once you increase your tire size beyond the recommended diameter for the suspension on your off-roader, a suspension lift is required. Without one, bigger tires will interfere with the fenders and wheel wells which could reduce articulation and damage both the tires and fenders.

Are body lifts bad?

A body-lift is safe to use and will give you more fender clearance to run larger tires. If you plan on doing some serious off-roading, where you need more articulation and axle control, along with greater approach and departure angles, then a full-suspension will be a better choice.

yeah from memory the vic roads rule is you cant lift it for than a 3rd the height from the bump stop to the top of the something orather .. , so basically a 2 inch lift is the max “legal” lift you can have.