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Old 01-30-2010, 09:02 AM
TGDKY TGDKY is offline
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Default 2000 ranger- TBAR MAXING question

What are the pros and cons of maxxing the tbars out? I had a set of 1 inch blocks laying around that i thought i could add a inch to the rear and level it out with adjusting the tbars all the way out- is it bad for the suspension?
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Old 01-30-2010, 09:40 AM
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Do you already have blocks in the back from factory?? Do not stack blocks.
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Old 01-30-2010, 09:56 AM
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Yeah i do- and i see what your saying. So just go as far with the tbars until its even?
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Old 01-30-2010, 10:47 AM
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I pretty much maxed mine on the driverside (you'll see more threads on the passenger side bolt) and it pretty much leveled it.. I got about 1.5-1.75" of lift in the front and it was enough to level it.. The ride is a lil stiffer, but everyone else says that it aint too bad
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Old 01-30-2010, 10:50 AM
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Ok sounds good- im just putting on 31x10.50s.I just wanted as much lift as possible without a body lift or a major suspension lift(daily driver- over 100 miles a day) Has anyone noticed faster wear on suspension parts?
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Old 01-30-2010, 10:56 AM
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Can you use the aftermarket keys in the front- and raise the torsion bars too? And then add bigger blocks in the rear.
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Old 01-30-2010, 11:38 AM
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Do not use keys

you get the same results by just cranking the torsion bars and it's free
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Old 01-30-2010, 11:45 AM
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ok thanks
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Old 01-30-2010, 01:27 PM
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That and by the time you buy the keys, and buy ur rear blocks you already have enough money into it just to buy the bodylift kit... and its way better and wont screw w/ ur suspension.. But don't buy the keys! haha
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Old 01-30-2010, 01:35 PM
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after cranking your bars if you want more lift in the back use a ad a leaf or use a chevy drop spring hanger.
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Old 01-30-2010, 01:47 PM
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yeah i dont want to do a body lift- you cant seem to get the bumpers ever right. i rarely wheel this truck so i dont need that. thanks
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