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Old 08-12-2017, 08:01 PM
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So long story short, I bought my 99 ranger from an auction with 90k miles on it. Since it was from an auction, I have no idea what was done to it previously. I am brand new to the whole off road scene, so I was hoping someone with more knowledge could help me find out if it is lifted already or not. It came with 31s when I got it. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks guys and please excuse my lack of knowledge... Im still learning!!!
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Old 08-12-2017, 09:14 PM
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Pics?...
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Old 08-12-2017, 09:39 PM
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If your intent was "off road scene", then buying two wheel drive anything for any reason was the first mistake. Just saying is all, unless a dirt logging road is somehow, "off road".
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Old 08-13-2017, 12:07 AM
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If your intent was "off road scene", then buying two wheel drive anything for any reason was the first mistake. Just saying is all, unless a dirt logging road is somehow, "off road".
My apologies, "off road" isnt necessarily what I meant... poor choice of words I guess. I really want to build a prerunner.

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What exactly should I take pictures of, just the whole truck or what specifically should I take pics of underneath? Thanks for bearing with me.
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Old 08-13-2017, 12:13 AM
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Here is just some pics from the outside and the wheels that are on it now. Just so maybe it can give you an idea of how much clearance there is.
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Old 08-13-2017, 08:26 AM
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Could always compare the current ride height measurements against the OEM ride height specs.
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Old 08-13-2017, 12:38 PM
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It looks like a stock height truck with 31s slapped on.
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Old 08-13-2017, 04:11 PM
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Could always compare the current ride height measurements against the OEM ride height specs.
Where could I find that? I tried looking and everyone keeps saying ITS DIFFERENT FOR EVERY TRUCK!! I just want a rough idea
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What exactly should I take pictures of, just the whole truck or what specifically should I take pics of underneath? Thanks for bearing with me.

How about some pictures of the front suspension (showing the coil spring and upper/lower control arms) and the the rear suspension (where the lead spring meets the axel).
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Old 08-13-2017, 09:37 PM
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How about some pictures of the front suspension (showing the coil spring and upper/lower control arms) and the the rear suspension (where the lead spring meets the axel).
Will do that first thing tomorrow morning! Currently at work
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Old 08-14-2017, 05:39 AM
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rear looks stock to me, front end looks like it might be "leveled"
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Where could I find that? I tried looking and everyone keeps saying ITS DIFFERENT FOR EVERY TRUCK!! I just want a rough idea
Factory service manual, and maybe if you have access to a book or a source with front end alignment specs. It's "different for every truck" because as the vehicle ages, the ride height can change, however, the spec and the range for the ride height doesn't.
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Old 08-15-2017, 11:56 AM
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Alrighty! Got some pictures! Let me know what you guys think!
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Old 08-15-2017, 01:09 PM
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looks like it has a spindle lift up front and blocks in the rear
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Old 08-15-2017, 04:50 PM
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looks like it has a spindle lift up front and blocks in the rear
Okay so if I wanted more lift what are my options? Suspension and leafs?
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