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Old 11-14-2010, 11:58 AM
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Default T bar crank??

When I crank up on the T Bars, Do I have to have the wheels off the ground? Or can it be done with the weight on them?
I can reach the bults without picking up the truck.
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Old 11-14-2010, 12:01 PM
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its easier if wieght load is off
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Old 11-14-2010, 12:10 PM
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Default Re: T bar crank??

I would take the weight off and count how many turns just to make the other side a little easier, my 2 cents
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:13 PM
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I didn't put mine on a jack, buuut it definatly wouldn't hurt
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:53 PM
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its easier with the truck off the ground.
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Old 11-28-2010, 05:00 PM
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Jack it up, even with the weight off you might still need a breaker bar off some sort.
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Old 11-28-2010, 05:40 PM
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i did my first cranks on the ground. hard to do. then i jacked them up and maxed them out. way easier that way.
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Old 11-30-2010, 07:29 PM
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how much lift do you get from that? ive seen the how to but its still confusing to me...

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... so i havnt tried it yet...
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Old 11-30-2010, 08:02 PM
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all the info you should need http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exter...sion-bars.html
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Old 11-30-2010, 08:14 PM
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how much lift do you get from that? ive seen the how to but its still confusing to me...

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... so i havnt tried it yet...
before i cranked them up the truck was lower in the front then the rear. Now the rear is lower then the front.
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after:








the ride is a lot stiffer but i like it a lot!!
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Old 11-30-2010, 08:17 PM
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see here

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Old 11-30-2010, 09:03 PM
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before i cranked them up the truck was lower in the front then the rear. Now the rear is lower then the front.




the ride is a lot stiffer but i like it a lot!!
Dude you need some bigger tires! Those wheels would look sick in some AT's. Did you max the bars?
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Old 11-30-2010, 09:05 PM
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Dude you need some bigger tires! Those wheels would look sick in some AT's. Did you max the bars?
i know i do!! thats what i said in your post the other day lol but they cost $$$ hahaha plus my cam synchronizer is taking a shit now. so tomorrow morning there goes $285.00 for that... when i wear these out a little more and get my moneys worth out of them i'm getting Michelins 31's. Shooting for my tax return money
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Old 11-30-2010, 09:12 PM
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Default Re: T bar crank??

Yeah man I saw your thread sorry to hear that. I know you want bigger i was just reminding you .

Are your bars maxed out?
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Old 11-30-2010, 09:15 PM
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jack and breaker bar maybe some pb blaster????
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