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Old 05-22-2011, 01:48 AM
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Default Edge suspension vs basic

I have an 03 ranger edge 2wd with a three inch body lift and I've been looking at the doestch suspension lift spindles and their other lift kits, I have also been visually checking my ranger to prepare myself for how much work I will have to do, in doing so I have realized I don't have a coil suspension, I'm assuming the bars that run back to my frame rails are torsion bars, I have also realized that the 6/3 lift doestch sells comes with spindles, COILS, arms and the bushings and balljoints, I've been thinking I will just go with the lift spindles because I assume that since I have no coils it will do me no good to get the 3" lift coils, my main question is will the spindles still work? I hope they will cause I believe this is the only option I have other than cranking my tbars... Also do I actually need the tbar keys to crank them or is there another way other than spending a hundred bux on a couple small parts... I just recently put on some 33x12.5-20 nitto mud grappler tires on it and they rub the frame slightly when I try to get in a space to park... I'm tired of the difficulty of it plus I want it as tall as I can get without extensive chassis work... If anyone knows Wether the spindles on a coil suspension is the same as on the torsion bar suspension is the same I would really appreciate knowing before I waste time or money on them
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Old 05-22-2011, 05:34 AM
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Do not get torsion keys complete waste of money. Cranking the torsion bars will get you the same result.

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/how-s...e-install.html<===CLICK


Torsion bar and coil suspension are not the same thing.
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:26 AM
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Default Re: Edge suspension vs basic

I realize they are not the same, but does doetsch make the spindles for both? Is there a 6/3 lift for the torsion bar suspension? Or can I only get spindles and does anyone know the part number For the torsion bar spindles
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:39 AM
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I would assume the 6/3 lift is for 4wd trucks
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Old 05-22-2011, 12:58 PM
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Under 2wd applications for the Ranger on the Doetsch page.

PT# Application Lift Spindle Upper
Arm Drop Down
Bracket Coils Ball
Joints Rear
Block Kit Shock
Pack Price
63061 01’-05’ Ranger 6/3 589810 73049 - 663430 YES FR3999 YES $1,167.24


Doetsch doesn't list any liftts for 4wd Rangers.
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