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Old 03-29-2011, 08:13 PM
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I have a question. I recently got a 1995 Ranger 2wd with I believe is stock suspension. Every other stock Ranger I see seems to sit lower than mine. I can't seem to find any evidence of a lift. Am I missing something. Here is a pic of my truck.

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Old 03-29-2011, 08:15 PM
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Could be the rim/tire size. Arent those newer ranger rims on there?
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:16 PM
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post pics of the suspension front and rear
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:20 PM
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Even with the stock 14" rims it sat high. Here's a pic

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Old 03-29-2011, 08:22 PM
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The way I am seeing it, it looks like its average height. I had a 93, sat pretty much the same
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:23 PM
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are you actually measuring other rangers or just by what you see?
visual effects can trick your mind: for example: many remove their nerf bars and mud flaps and it gives the impression of a "taller" truck. In your case, to me, your smaller tires and larger wheel well diameter, makes your truck look taller.
But, In the end, it's all about what the tape measure reads.
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:36 PM
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I'm going visually but it's true about what you see. I guess your eyes can play tricks on you. Thanks for all the replies.
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:37 PM
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I say lift it anyway!! Thats some cool looking colors on that truck!
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:39 PM
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Your Ranger looks like it sits at regular height.
Some factors why other trucks sit lower than yours can be:

Load use -which after time can lower susp height
Size of wheels used-giving it a lower look
Color of wheels/vehicle-giving an illusion of height

Yours has black wheels,and what looks like 215/75-15 tires,
giving it the illusion of sutting higher

Looks just normal,I wouldn't worry
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:41 PM
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I say lift it anyway!! Thats some cool looking colors on that truck!

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Old 03-29-2011, 08:43 PM
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I say lift it anyway!! Thats some cool looking colors on that truck!
Thinking on lowering actually LOL. The color scheme is what sold me on the trade and I haven't looked back.
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:54 PM
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Lowered is cool too. I see one like yours almost everyday right down the road from me. He has a small lift and I think 32's and it looks nice that way too.
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:57 PM
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Lowered is cool too. I see one like yours almost everyday right down the road from me. He has a small lift and I think 32's and it looks nice that way too.
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:04 PM
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No pics man. I will try to stop by the shop where he works and ask
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:08 PM
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good id love to see it
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