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Old 02-02-2012, 11:34 PM
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Default lowering my 87 ranger

What do I need to lower my 87 ranger I really don't wanna cut my coil springs but I will it I have too
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Old 02-10-2012, 05:20 AM
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Default Re: lowering my 87 ranger

I beams for the front. You cant cut the springs in the front because it will hit the bump stop.
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:11 PM
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Default Re: lowering my 87 ranger

Yea but how much do I cut I heard if I cut to much it will come off when im driving
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Old 02-14-2012, 01:56 PM
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Default Re: lowering my 87 ranger

You don't HAVE to cut your coil springs. You are just thinking you do to save money. But your truck will ride a lot nicer if you do it right the first time.

Get I beams and you won't be sorry.
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Old 02-14-2012, 01:58 PM
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dream beams
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:49 PM
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Default Re: lowering my 87 ranger

Cut coils is hack and rides like crap, Not to mention half the time the truck can not be realigned. When I first got in the scene (over a decade ago) I had a shop do the coils on my explorer, needless to say one week later I was buying new coils. The 87 rangers do not have as much alignment adjustability for camber as the 89-97 rangers have. Most places do not even recommend running the 2" Belltech drop coils on the pre 89 rangers. DJM beams are the best way to go, even better would be to pickup some second gen spindles and running the new DJM beams, plus the newer beams are cheaper.
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