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Old 04-24-2011, 07:11 PM
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Default rear rides stiff

ok guys i have 3" blocks on the rear of my 99 ranger extend cab 4x4 an im wondering if the blocks would make it ride stiff like the rear suspension has hardly any give to it at all. thanks
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Old 04-24-2011, 07:12 PM
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no. what shocks did you put on the back when you put the blocks on?
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Old 04-24-2011, 07:38 PM
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leafs look like crap?
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Old 04-25-2011, 08:44 AM
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when i did a swap on the rear axle because it was whining i looked at the leafs and they seemed to be fine and the blocks were already on the truck when a bought it so idk if he kept the stock shocks or what. would it be a good idea to buy new shocks?
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Old 04-25-2011, 08:50 AM
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yes it would.
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Old 04-25-2011, 09:30 AM
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thanks.
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Old 04-25-2011, 10:43 AM
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blocks wont make it ride stiff in fact they will do the opposite they do nothing for stiffening suspension. only thing that would make the rear ride stiff is an AAL or the shocks at max extension.
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Old 04-25-2011, 06:40 PM
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thanks guys yal are a big help i have 1 more ? say i was to max my torsion bars out what size block or shackle or add a leaf would i need to level it up with the front dont really want to go with aal since you said it hurts the quaility of the ride? and how long of shocks should i buy. thanks
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Old 04-25-2011, 06:48 PM
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maxing the tbars will hurt the ride more than an AAL i would run an AAL over a shackle or larger block but outside of an AAL get shackles the normal beltech 6400s



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thats mine stock shocks stock blocks AAL and a Tbar crank back when i had tbars and the stock leaf pack
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Old 04-25-2011, 06:52 PM
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what should i do im going to put a body lift 3" with 33x12.50x 18 i dont offroad but i want the truck to sit pretty high should i just level the front with the back and let it fly?
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Old 04-25-2011, 06:52 PM
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what should i do im going to put a body lift 3" with 33x12.50x 18 i dont offroad but i want the truck to sit pretty high should i just level the front with the back and let it fly?
leave the back as is.
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Old 04-25-2011, 06:57 PM
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ten four, if i dont like it i will just put a 4" super lift on top of the body dont really wanna do that tho but anyway thanks for your help man. will post pics when done.
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