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Old 03-16-2013, 12:48 PM
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Does my 1991 Ranger 2WD have torsion bars? Thank You

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No twin I beam

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Old 03-16-2013, 04:28 PM
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Do you see torsion bars under the vehicle?

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Old 03-16-2013, 04:39 PM
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torsion bars did not come on Rangers until 1993 and only 4x4, all sport or all edge models.
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Old 03-16-2013, 04:41 PM
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torsion bars did not come on Rangers until 1993 and only 4x4, all sport or all edge models.
Actually they didnt get them until 1998. Rangers were TTB or Twin I-Beam up until 1997.
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torsion bars did not come on Rangers until 1993 and only 4x4, all sport or all edge models.
it was 98...pre 98 either had twin i-beam(2wd) or twin traction beam(4wd)
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Old 03-16-2013, 04:59 PM
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Where are torsion bars located?

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Where are torsion bars located?

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if you look under the truck you will see a box with 2 bars sticking out and each will be headed to the front end...those are the bars
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Old 03-16-2013, 05:04 PM
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Look at this picture below, the torsion bar is the bar that runs from the lower control arm back to just under the cab just below where youre feet would be. There is one of these on each side of the truck.

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Old 03-16-2013, 05:05 PM
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And they provide frame stability right? I'm just wondering to increase my knowledge, not trying to ask dumb questions

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And they provide frame stability right? I'm just wondering to increase my knowledge, not trying to ask dumb questions

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No they are used in place of an actual coil spring on the 4x4's, sports and Edge models. They are used primarily in the 4x4's to allow more room for the 4x4 drivetrain components. They are twisted to a certain amount of torque and that acts as a spring to support the front suspension.

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Old 03-16-2013, 06:29 PM
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Thank you

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