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Old 07-01-2010, 09:31 PM
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i have a 2006 xlt 2wd s.cab 2.3L how can i level it before i put a 2'BODY LIFT ON IT
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Old 07-01-2010, 09:33 PM
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oops wrong forum
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Old 07-02-2010, 04:49 AM
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You can crank the torsion bars.

You making a custom 2" lift?

Only body lift available is a 3"
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Old 07-02-2010, 07:01 AM
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Here's the link to the how-to: http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exter...sion-bars.html
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:10 PM
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I dont know much about suspension but i dont think i have them its an 06 2.3.....if you dont have torsion bars is there an inexpensive way to level it?
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:19 PM
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Easy way to check and verify. Look under your truck and if you see 2 bars going toward the front from about the front of the driver and passenger door. You have torsion bars

The ends back toward the cab will have a huge black box covering the ends
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:26 PM
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No torsion. where do i go from here?
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Old 07-02-2010, 08:58 PM
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Since i have an automatic 2.3L are 31x10.50 the biggesti can go even with a decent lift?
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Old 07-02-2010, 09:19 PM
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Just lower it! LOL
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Old 07-03-2010, 05:31 AM
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Trust me, im real close....seems like just to level it and all this is next to impossible for my year and motor....ive had a lowered ranger before wanted to go the other route..
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Old 07-04-2010, 08:12 AM
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2" leveling coils or 2" spacer and the 31's would fit and look good. You will also need to buy longer shocks. If you go 31's with the 2.3 auto I would seriously consider re-gearing.
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Old 07-04-2010, 08:17 AM
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Trade it in for a 4x4!!!!
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Old 07-04-2010, 08:21 PM
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Thanks,do i have to get longer shocks for sure? Just leveling it? And is it 1.5 or 2 inches i need?
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Old 07-05-2010, 05:56 AM
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Yes, you will need the longer shocks and 2" springs/spacers should level out your truck nicely. If you go the washer spacer route you can keep adding washers until you get it exactly level. It will be a little more work but at least it's the lowest cost option.
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Old 07-05-2010, 06:11 AM
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Why do you want to lift a 4 cylinder 2 wheel drive truck & put 30"+ tires on it?
Want the look of a 4x4? Want to destry the gearing of what little acceleration that truck has?
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