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Old 05-03-2011, 04:20 PM
Ranger Sport Ranger Sport is offline
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Default Re: torsion key vs. spindle

Originally Posted by Tom View Post
That's like asking what is the lifetime of a car shock. There are wayyyyyyyyyyyyyy to many variables to even try to estimate an answer for all of that. Depends on what kind, how you use it, what you do to it, etc.

I can tell you that there are numerous Ranger owners who buy replacement torsion bars to replace their sagging ones, as well as numerous Ranger owners who go the whole time with the stock torsion bars. I have no idea which category you will fall under for as I said, there are just way to many variables.

The point is, the people who allegedly told you it's all "bullshit" are wrong. It's very real.
That's still hearsay, though.

Since its a oem part, wouldn't there have been massive problems with sagging suspensions on the older gen? It doesn't make sense to me that such an ancient suspension system be only problematic on the rangers of the last 6 years.

Trying to learn the why..
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Old 05-03-2011, 04:30 PM
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Default Re: torsion key vs. spindle

Originally Posted by Ranger Sport View Post
Do go on.

I have guys that did it that say it's bullshit, and people on here that say they heard about it.

Anything that could give me more information on this?

No theories please.
my tbars were cranked and within a month they were starting to sag went from 3" to 2" in a matter of 2 months
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