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Old 11-05-2013, 09:52 AM
Coffaro Coffaro is offline
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Default coil springs or spindles?

i have a 2001 ranger xl. it has a 3" lift on the back so i want to lift the front. can i just buy some coil springs and put them on? or would i have to get control arms too? i also dont want to spend a ton of money. but spacers are out of the question. any comments would help, thanks!
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Old 11-11-2013, 05:55 AM
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Spindles. If u so 3" coil springs ull need a longer control arm. Fabtech sells a kit for 1250 or spindles for 260 on amazon from wheels n parts. Lol.
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:15 AM
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If you do springs it will change the way the suspension geometry works. The best way to do it is to use spindles. I got mine on ebay for $237 free shipping from chassis tech which is also air bag it in AZ. With new stock springs 3 inch lift spindles and 30X9.50 15s over the 225 x 70 14s that were on there factory It went up 5.75 inches.

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Old 11-15-2013, 01:29 AM
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I wanna see pics of this stock front/3" lifted rear truck!
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:36 AM
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Who's got the stock front with the lifted rear?
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:04 PM
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Who's got the stock front with the lifted rear?
Did you not read the first post in this thread?
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Old 11-15-2013, 02:11 PM
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Oops my bad I was reading another post when the notification came up of a reply and I forgot it was in the original post.

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:14 PM
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Its not easy being cheesy
lolol!
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Old 11-15-2013, 03:41 PM
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FX4Wannabe, here's a shot of my truck with 3" blocks and AAL in the rear, before I put the spindles on lol





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Old 11-18-2013, 12:46 PM
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looks better than i thought it would lol
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Old 11-18-2013, 05:36 PM
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Trust me it looks a lot worse when its in person. And its YOUR truck. hahaha
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