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Old 05-08-2011, 11:49 AM
97GreenMachine 97GreenMachine is offline
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Hey guys, I wanna level the front end of my truck, and I was wondering about the pros and cons for a couple different kinds of leveling kits.

The cheaper one here, is what I was looking at, but a friend of mine told me to stay away from spacers. What do you guys think?
http://compare.ebay.com/like/1205015...=263602_325002

My other option is a lift coil set, like this
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...8823&viewitem=

So what are the pros and cons to each?
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:47 PM
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Anyone?
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:50 PM
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x100 on the METAL ebay spacers. I used them in plow rig and we put a set in my dads 2wd. We had to slightly grind on the inside tho to fit, but no biggie
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:51 PM
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ive got spacers on my 04, and theyre fine. but ive heard that on the older rangers they can be a lil iffy. theyre cheap, and do their job. but i advise having a shop put them in. mine cost me $220 WITH the alignment
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:57 PM
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So the spacers should be good? And if I get them soon enough, I won't have to pay for alignment, I'll just take my truck to my auto shop at school and do it myself for free.
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:57 PM
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cool, yea get it done before schools out!
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Old 05-08-2011, 09:00 PM
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Haha I'll see what's up when I get my paycheck. Hopefully I can get it done soon though I graduate in a week and a half
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Old 05-08-2011, 09:05 PM
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idk.. ordering them will take too long, unless you overnight.
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Old 05-08-2011, 09:07 PM
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True. If not, I can wait and pay to get it aligned, it's not really a big deal. This shop like a mile from my house will align it for like 40 bucks I think, that's how much they charged my dad for his truck
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Old 05-08-2011, 09:13 PM
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You cant get an alignment with what you have...un-adjustable camber bushings. You will nee to buy some from here ->https://napaonline.com/Catalog/Resul...+50028+2028044 and install them. They are super easy. You should hit everything with PB blaster for the next week everyday. Just remove the old camber bushing and stick the new ones in. You will want something like #9 on the list
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Old 05-08-2011, 09:25 PM
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Awesome, thanks. Am I gonna need anything else, or should that be good?
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Old 05-08-2011, 09:28 PM
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new wheels and tires.. bigger..
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Old 05-08-2011, 09:29 PM
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Hahahaha that's also on the list for my truck. I'm gonna get some cragar soft 8's and some bfg a/t's
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Old 05-08-2011, 10:00 PM
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soft 8's ftw just bought mine should be here by wednesday!
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Old 05-08-2011, 10:11 PM
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Yeah I think the soft 8's look badass. But it'll be a while before I have money for wheels and tires
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