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Old 09-08-2013, 05:44 PM
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Some money to buy a body lift kit.
Damn, thought they were free lol, sooo what is a good brand for the least money
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Damn, thought they were free lol, sooo what is a good brand for the least money
Summit brand or Performance Accessories.


Look around some - tons of information here.

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Part numbers & some specific info will be different due to your model year - but it's just a body lift.
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:53 PM
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No plans to crank the T Bars. The truck rides great and I have plenty of clearance.
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:44 PM
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Just bought a winch and want a mount for it. I don't want to do the class 3 hitch but don't want to spend the money on a new bumper. Years ago, Warn made a basic winch mount that also had guards for the headlights. That's what I'd like but can't find one. Warn has the Transformer but not for a 2010 Ranger. Any help would be appreciated. I may have to go the route of having one custom made. I expect it would still be cheaper than a new bumper.
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Old 11-11-2013, 05:30 PM
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I have a 92 ranger xlt 4x4, put a 4" rough country lift kit in with blocks. Now it looks like I do need the leaf springs as the back end sags quite a bit. I imagine stock ranger leaf springs would work but I was wondering if explorer ones would work and if I would still need the block. Sorry for missing this elsewhere on the site.

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Old 11-11-2013, 09:33 PM
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I have a 92 ranger xlt 4x4, put a 4" rough country lift kit in with blocks. Now it looks like I do need the leaf springs as the back end sags quite a bit. I imagine stock ranger leaf springs would work but I was wondering if explorer ones would work and if I would still need the block. Sorry for missing this elsewhere on the site.

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You should be able to get your current springs rearched. Probably I'd bet a lot cheaper than a new pack. Just guessin on the price part though.

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Old 11-11-2013, 11:49 PM
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I have a 92 ranger xlt 4x4, put a 4" rough country lift kit in with blocks. Now it looks like I do need the leaf springs as the back end sags quite a bit. I imagine stock ranger leaf springs would work but I was wondering if explorer ones would work and if I would still need the block. Sorry for missing this elsewhere on the site.

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Explorer leaves give 3" of lift by themselves.
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Old 11-13-2013, 01:21 PM
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Okay I will look into both of those options. Thank you.
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Old 11-14-2013, 06:06 AM
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You should be able to get your current springs rearched. Probably I'd bet a lot cheaper than a new pack. Just guessin on the price part though.

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Does this work for all models?

I have a 89 ranger 4x4 I've been fixing little by little. I bought new shocks and front springs for it. The new springs in the box are 13.5" long and the old ones, while still on the truck are 8".

I know the weight if the engine and front end parts should compress the springs some but will it compress them 5.5"?

If I wind up with the front end sitting above level with the rear end sagging(the Chevy look) I thought of getting the springs re-arched. I just don't know what that will do to driveshaft angle.
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Old 11-14-2013, 08:50 AM
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Yeah pretty sure you can rearch all leaf springs. As far as the fronts, the originals could just be that much compressed from being in there that long.

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Old 11-23-2013, 08:34 AM
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Ok guys newbie on here with a question for you ranger lift guru's? My son will be taking delivery of his first truck after his b-day next month. Its a 1999 XLT ranger 4X4 automatic. It is in great condition cosmetically (interior & exterior body), and has a new jasper v6 in it. It has a leer cap we want to lose in favor of a tri-fold tonnue cover. I want to lift the truck for him, mainly because he likes that look. He has no intentions (as of now) of off roading the truck.
my question is should I be looking at a body lift (3" front/2" rear) like the one Performance Accessories sells or a suspension lift? I am leaning torwards the body lift from Performance Accessories. If I go that route is that kit complete or will I find I need to purchase any other items to finish the install? I assume I will need to modify the fuel filler neck, but will I have to modify the bumpers or steering in any way? your thoughts & comments would be great as I want to buy all I need in one shot and not spen alot of time peicing to gether a kit. I want to give him the kit for Xmas so we can do it as a father son project . thanks in advance!
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Old 11-23-2013, 09:11 AM
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If you have the money go for the suspension lift. Always better to do a suspension lift than a body lift
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Old 11-23-2013, 09:23 AM
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If you have the money go for the suspension lift. Always better to do a suspension lift than a body lift
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Old 11-23-2013, 09:29 AM
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that being said I was just on ebay and found several kits . one is a full suspension lift & comes with the adjutable torsion keys & a shackel kit for the rear, one is a torsion key and an add-a-leaf, amd one is a torsion key and a solid lift block for the leaf. all are in my budget. It also looks alot les time consuming then a body lift kit? what are the pro's & con's of the three kits as far as the differences in the rear lift styles?
any thoughts on these set ups?

Paul

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Old 11-23-2013, 09:58 AM
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that being said I was just on ebay and found several kits . one is a full suspension lift & comes with the adjutable torsion keys & a shackel kit for the rear, one is a torsion key and an add-a-leaf, amd one is a torsion key and a solid lift block for the leaf. all are in my budget. It also looks alot les time consuming then a body lift kit? what are the pro's & con's of the three kits as far as the differences in the rear lift styles?
any thoughts on these set ups?

Paul
You can crank your torsion bars for free. Dont get keys. Once your done with that you can do Add A Leaf to the rear. Thish should lift the truck about 2 inches.

I would recommend the pa bodylift or superlift suspension lift.
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