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Old 03-03-2011, 06:24 PM
Bighomedog11 Bighomedog11 is offline
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Default Lowering Questions

I am thinking about lowering my Ford Ranger 94" I am trying to figure out what is the best kit i need to get to do this. I am trying to lower it with a 3/4 kit. But i am trying to find a good place to order the complete kit..

I am also wondering do i have to buy new shocks when i install the kit? Because i dont think the kits come with shocks..

Last question is how would i check if my rear has already been flipped? My dad told me he got the rear lowered to make it even with the front, So i am wondering if they flip the axle or not.

Links will be very appreciated, and all help is welcomed.
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:30 PM
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Default Re: Lowering Questions

djm, yes you need new shocks, usually they dont come with shocks unless you buy from www.shop.illusivefabrications.com/ with a 3/4 kit the lowering he has done would be 2 inches max so you gonna have to find a way to get 2 more inches outta it or fix what he did and put a flip kit in
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:32 PM
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Default Re: Lowering Questions

That link did not work.
Oh, So i need to look for springs also. Are springs expensive? But if i get a complete 3/4 lowering kit will it still lower my rear to 4in?
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:52 PM
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Default Re: Lowering Questions

If i buy this kit rite here
http://app.infopia.com/Shop/Control/...id/0/SFV/32526

What kind of springs will i need? Do i just buy the 2" lowered springs?http://app.infopia.com/Shop/Control/...4457/SFV/32526
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:03 PM
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Default Re: Lowering Questions

http://shop.illusivefabrications.com/ try this link

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i believe with beams you do not need springs, unless you wanna go lower then 3 inches, but with the rear you just add a flip kit, which puts your axle ontop of your leaf springs insted of underneath, the way they are now, lowering it 4 inches.

ps you may also need alignment bushings
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:09 PM
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Default Re: Lowering Questions

Oh, So basically all i need is this
Front 3" Ibeams http://shop.illusivefabrications.com...-drop-i-beams/ rear 4" flip kit http://shop.illusivefabrications.com...nger-flip-kit/
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:11 PM
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i believe that is all you will need, ill let the i beam guys chime in, but im 99 % sure thats all you need man, and then you be in the elite group of lowered rangers
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:14 PM
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Default Re: Lowering Questions

Alright, Is this hard to do?
I am also wondering, i have 20"s I am wondering will a 3/4 be low enough. I am trying get the truck as close to the tire i can without rubbing.
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:15 PM
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shouldnt be too bad if you have the right tools, as far as your 20s go it should be low enough depending on what size of tire you have
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