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Old 05-07-2011, 05:42 PM
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Default This is why not to use ebay coil spacers....


Struck it once lightly with hammer, and the thing shatters, now have to deal with returns.....decided to make my own lift out of 2 inch square tube...don't see that shattering any time soon
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Old 05-07-2011, 05:47 PM
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Default Re: This is why not to use ebay coil spacers....

Thats not good!
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Old 05-07-2011, 05:49 PM
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Default Re: This is why not to use ebay coil spacers....

You should paint everything too..
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Old 05-07-2011, 07:04 PM
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insta flex
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Old 05-07-2011, 07:05 PM
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Default Re: This is why not to use ebay coil spacers....

you shoulda got the aluminum ones, those hold up great!
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Old 05-07-2011, 07:06 PM
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Default Re: This is why not to use ebay coil spacers....

yeah i could of told you that.
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Old 05-08-2011, 07:41 AM
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Default Re: This is why not to use ebay coil spacers....

nothing wrong with the alum ones on ebay
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:04 AM
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Default Re: This is why not to use ebay coil spacers....

I'm sorry that happened. That's allot of time + money for a result like that.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:55 PM
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Default Re: This is why not to use ebay coil spacers....

Yea it wasn't good but I am going to return them and go to the local junk yard and pick up some f150 coils and run those
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Old 05-10-2011, 07:20 AM
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Default Re: This is why not to use ebay coil spacers....

get b2 coils, they lift it 2 inches and it rides sooooo much nicer than f150 coils
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:03 AM
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get b2 coils, they lift it 2 inches and it rides sooooo much nicer than f150 coils
Umm bronco ii coils are weaker than the ones in a ranger.
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Old 05-12-2011, 09:12 AM
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umm, thats why I said they RIDE BETTER lol we ran em in my buddys explorer rock crawler AND my other buddy's 92 ranger... you asked for opinions...
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Old 05-12-2011, 11:59 AM
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umm, thats why I said they RIDE BETTER lol we ran em in my buddys explorer rock crawler AND my other buddy's 92 ranger... you asked for opinions...
B2 coils won't lift a ranger bronco coils will but they are the same as f150 coils.
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Old 05-12-2011, 12:28 PM
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thats a fail. i got mine from fat bobs garage
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