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Old 05-14-2013, 02:32 PM
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all trucks with torsion bars are the same set up man, your just looking in the wrong spot
Ok ill have to get it lifted and take a better look. Thanks.
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Old 05-14-2013, 03:52 PM
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all trucks with torsion bars are the same set up man, your just looking in the wrong spot
Where should I be looking? It's definitely a different setup but supposedly mine should have them. Is it the only 06+ sport without t-bars? Or am I blind? I'd post pics but it won't let me.
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Old 05-14-2013, 04:17 PM
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Where should I be looking? It's definitely a different setup but supposedly mine should have them. Is it the only 06+ sport without t-bars? Or am I blind? I'd post pics but it won't let me.
Nvm don't have em. Apparently not all 2wd 6cyl sports do.
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Old 05-17-2013, 08:36 PM
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Just did it to my truck. Did 4 cranks on each side, probably could 1 more on drivers, and atleast 2 more on passanger. I kept it even though and it looks and feels great. 35.5" in the rear, 35"(34 7/8th") up front. Looks so much better leveled out like that with the new BFG's. And I feel higher too. Next step is to take off my running boards.
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Old 05-22-2013, 06:25 PM
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Just wondering what size tires i could fit if i lifted the front end up to be level to the rear, 31's or 33's ?
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Old 06-03-2013, 06:22 PM
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i have 2003 4x4 edge and im concerned with the amount of tire wear i will get when i torque my torsion bars. im told i will have to get a realignment but dont know how much it will cost.can anyone help?
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:07 PM
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im told i will have to get a realignment but dont know how much it will cost.can anyone help?
Come on man....

Step #1: Turn off the computer.
Step #2: Pick up the phone.
Step #3: Talk to an actual person at your local alignment place.
Step #4: Ask them how much it costs.

Or just click here: Alignment Prices

Prices will vary depending on your local market.
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Old 06-03-2013, 11:43 PM
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Come on man....

Step #1: Turn off the computer.
Step #2: Pick up the phone.
Step #3: Talk to an actual person at you all your local alignment place.
Step #4: Ask them how much it costs.

Or just click here: Alignment Prices

Prices will vary depending on your local market.
hahahahaha that link is awesome
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:52 AM
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hahahahaha that link is awesome
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Old 06-07-2013, 10:45 PM
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Just cranked mine today! I thought I might as well since I replaced all of my ball joints and needed to get an alignment anyways. I cranked them 3 FULL turns and got 1 3/4" out of it. My truck still isn't quite level, but I didnt want to go much further than that, just so the CV angle wouldn't be too large. The difference in the look of my truck is huge!! I'm happy with the results. Only took 10 minutes to do haha
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Old 06-08-2013, 07:00 PM
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I'm thinking of trying this but I want to also upgrade to longer travel shocks. I saw someone mention the Bilstein 5100 series but they're listed as being for 2wd rangers on summit and the 4600 series are listed as stock-travel. Does Bilstein even make a shock that would work for a 4wd with 1.5 to 2 inches of lift in the front? would the 5100s work on my 4x4 with a t-bar crank and give me more travel than stock?
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Old 06-08-2013, 07:36 PM
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Personally my ride improved by cranking them. I think this is because my bars were sagging a tiny bit and didn't give my shocks any up travel. You should try it without buying new shocks first, just to see how it rides so you don't waist money on new shocks that wouldn't make a difference. Plus shock installation is pretty simple (in the front end at least, not sure about the rear end)
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Old 06-08-2013, 07:42 PM
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Do it right and spend the money on the leveling kit
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Old 06-08-2013, 07:44 PM
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The leveling kit is no different than cranking your bars
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Old 06-08-2013, 07:46 PM
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I was planning on upgrading to bilsteins soon anyway though. I figured I might as well go with a longer travel shock since I'm already getting new shocks.

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