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Old 04-09-2011, 08:18 PM
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Default I'm lowering and 05 edge and I have a few questions

We have an 05 Ranger Edge and I want to soften the ride so its safer on gravel. How many turns should we unwind the torsion bar? We are going to take one leaf spring out of each side, will that help? I'm also removing the block for the rear, will I need shorter shocks?

I would appreciate any feedback from you guys. Thanks.
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Old 04-09-2011, 08:40 PM
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feed back number one..lowering an edge is heartbreaking to me! its a truck built w 4x4 suspension/height and components.

feedback 2. ITS A TRUCK, if u want a soft ride u bought the wrong vehicle buddy.

feedback number 3 u can unwind as much as u want (but u have to leave the bolts in lol) to continue to clear the wheels i wouldnt do more than 4 unwinding turns

if ur planning on towing i wouldnt take any leafs out in fact im not sure itll be that much softer anyway


not sure about the shocks

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Old 04-09-2011, 09:18 PM
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Default Re: I'm lowering and 05 edge and I have a few questions

Agree, if u wanted to lower a ranger, should have gotten a 4x3 xlt not an edge
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Old 04-09-2011, 09:51 PM
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DO NOT take the blocks out of the rear, they help align your axle so the pinion angle is correct.
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Old 04-09-2011, 10:08 PM
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Default Re: I'm lowering and 05 edge and I have a few questions

uh...stock XLT's don't have blocks and their pinion angle is just fine
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Old 04-09-2011, 10:15 PM
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uh...stock XLT's don't have blocks and their pinion angle is just fine
xlt's also have a completely different axle than the edge does.
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Old 04-11-2011, 09:33 PM
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people remove their blocks all the time and they don't have any pinion issues
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Old 04-11-2011, 09:39 PM
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Blocks removed. Bolts removed. Bump stops cut. Just fine!!!
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Old 04-11-2011, 09:52 PM
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.... for now.
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Old 04-11-2011, 10:01 PM
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.... for now.
Couple years....
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Old 04-11-2011, 10:52 PM
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Default Re: I'm lowering and 05 edge and I have a few questions

Lowering An Edge
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:08 PM
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Not really a LAUGH situation....it's just more work than most people want to put into it
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Old 04-14-2011, 04:15 PM
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Default Re: I'm lowering and 05 edge and I have a few questions

so did the guy disappear?
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Old 04-14-2011, 04:17 PM
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Apperently
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Old 04-24-2011, 11:05 AM
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Default Re: I'm lowering and 05 edge and I have a few questions

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.... for now.
pinion angle is the same on both axles with and without factory blocks.
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