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Old 03-31-2015, 06:36 PM
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Default '99 Ranger 4BT cummins suspension help.

I have a 2wd 1999 Ford ranger with a 4BT and nv4500 tranny in it and the front end suspension was butchered. I need help reinforcing the front suspension. the car is probably angled 5 degrees downards from how heavy the engine is compared to the 3.0. My truck basically has a rear end of a ford explorer and i just need help with the front. I'm wondering about putting in coil overs in place of the shocks or even an air bag suspension system but i'm wondering what is the most reliable and to be honest, which ones are compatible. Not only am i looking for something to balance it out, but to lift the front end about 3-4" so i can also put some spacers in the back, a body lift, and some mean 35's.
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Old 03-31-2015, 08:14 PM
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Default Re: '99 Ranger 4BT cummins suspension help.

Howbout some DAYTIME pics and more of them!

Info on build, or did you buy it that way??????

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Old 03-31-2015, 11:30 PM
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You could try putting coils in from a 4.0 V6 ranger. Either that or you can use some chevy coils, I know there's a certain model of the Silverado that lifts the ranger like 2.75" but the spring rate must be really heavy. I think it was like 2002-2006 Silverado, look into that and it may work out for you.
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1999 2wd, 4bt, lift 4 inch, suspension

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