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Old 07-13-2011, 09:52 PM
1994rangerXLT 1994rangerXLT is offline
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I have a 94 ranger that is a 2wd automatic with the 3.0 im trying to decide if i want to lift it 1 or 2 inches just for looks. Or if i should lower it? Just for the heck of it. Posting this out there want to get some feed back with what you guys think
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Old 07-13-2011, 09:55 PM
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I'm not a fan of lowering. Definitely lift it!
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Old 07-13-2011, 09:56 PM
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UP!
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:01 PM
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Up! Up, I Say!
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:03 PM
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Another question is would it affect it mpg? And how high up for only being a 2wd?
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:04 PM
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im 3 inches and with bigger tires i get better mpg.
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:20 PM
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Lift it dude!
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:21 PM
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I say lower it. You have an Auto 3.0 and I'd say you probably have 3.55's for gearing. A 3/4 drop with some nice wheels would make it look nice.
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:30 PM
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UP! Where I come from your slapping the truck gods in the face if you even think about lowing a truck.
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:31 PM
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2wd u say? depending where u live, if u get snow i would lift it,
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:38 PM
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Slam it Damn it!!
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:48 PM
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Slam it Damn it!!
This is still one of the funniest things ive heard for some reason.
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:53 PM
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2wd u say? depending where u live, if u get snow i would lift it,
Yeah 2wd and snow is such a pain got stuck last year on a peice that was just a little bigger than a baseball. My brother and i through it in reverse and got out and started pushing. Brand new tires about two months old. Just trying to get out of the driveway lol
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:57 PM
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Dude you need some weight in the back, i was stock last year and went on a set of trails just after one other truck drove over it, the only place i got stuck was on the entrance from where it went from pavement to about 1 1/2 feet of snow. After snow storms i was getting through stuff some 4x4s got stuck in.

All i use are a good set of atr's and about 250 lbs in the winter, a lift helps too.
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Old 07-13-2011, 11:03 PM
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yeah i got through most of our winter with sand bags the only time i used 4x4 was when i went off roading with my buddy and his 2001 ranger in about 2.5 feet if snow
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