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Old 05-20-2010, 12:21 PM
bwesky bwesky is offline
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i want to lower my ranger, but i dont know if a 4/4 kit will be good for a dd. i was thinking about th djm 2/3 or the STD 2/3 kit. let me know what you think. i really want to do the 4/5 drop but dont have 600+ to spend on lowering this thing...

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Old 05-20-2010, 05:08 PM
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4/4 is just fine for a Daily ride, I've been 4/4 for 3 years and it rides just fine. It's worth the money. Besides once you go 2/3 you'll just want to go 4/5 trust me i know. I was 2/3 and wanted to go 4/5 a month later.
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Old 05-20-2010, 06:47 PM
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i love your truck, so what kit did you go with? and how hard was the install? im going to be doing it myself and am pretty mechanically inclined with bikes, but never work on cars except for oil changes lol
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:48 PM
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I went with the DJM 4/5 kit. I also got a lift shackle to bring up the ass end an inch. The install isn't that hard take the old stuff off and put the new stuff on. The hardest part's are getting the old coils out and getting the leaf springs out to put the Flip kit on.
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Old 05-20-2010, 09:53 PM
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DJM 4/5 is the best way to go https://www.illusivefabrications.com...8cbd43aa824ec2
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Old 05-24-2010, 04:25 AM
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Do the 4/5 I did a 5/5 on my daily and lover it/ baged the front now
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Old 06-02-2010, 06:06 PM
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if i were to get the djm 4/5 kit will there be camber or other suspensions issues or do the control arms fix all of this? and would i be able to haul loads in the bed of up to say 500lbs? truck is a 1999 ranger xlt
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Old 06-10-2010, 12:32 PM
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Do you have a standard or extended cab? the 4" front drop if fully alignable a 5" drop can even be aligned as well but is pretty much at the max of the camber eccentrics. After lowering just take the truck to a good alignment shop and it should be good to go.
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Old 06-10-2010, 12:42 PM
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yes its an extended cab and do u think it would rub or ride horrible with weight in the bed that low. I drive on the interstate a lot and really like the look of the 4/5 kit but im gonna go with the 3/4 if my motorcycles gonna bottom out the 4/5. The Motorcycle weighs a lil over 300 lbs. But i also have a toolbox and liittle things etc
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