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Old 01-14-2010, 05:50 PM
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ok as for a few of you already know i own a mazda "ranger" and for those of you who dnt you've been warned im driving the Ugly lil brother of the Ranger. ok so here we go. i need to know whats the lowest i can possibly go with my 1994 mazda "ranger"? if there are lowering kits or whatever i can do to go as low as possible without gettin bags. i need to drop it and keep it sturdy cause i have plans on puttin a v8 up front. if there is anything i left out let me know or if anything you wanna know ask away if it helps me out. thanks alot guys.
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:02 PM
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DJM 3/4 drop, add 2" drop springs and flip your rear hangers, bolt in C notch and get it to 5/7
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:15 PM
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ok so its either 3/4 or 5/7 and c-notching the frame. not too shabby what was the part about 2'' drop springs and flip the rear hangers? is that including in the c-notching to get the 5/7?
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:20 PM
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no, the 3/4 is a kit, To get to 5/7 you'll need to buy 2" drop springs, and Flipping the hangers is then you flip your rear leaf spring hanger and flip them over. The C notch is to allow clearance for the rear axle.
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:26 PM
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ok seems pretty simple to me. im new to the whole truck thing. im used to having mustangs so dealing with the suspension on a truck with leaf springs just seems so weird. what else up front would need to be changed aside from adding the 2'' springs in the front to make it drop 5''? i dnt actually have the truck at my place so i cant go outside and look right now. thanks alot. if i get annoying just smack me lol.
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:33 PM
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The DJM kit will come with 3" drop Beams, so with the 2" springs you'll get the 5" up front
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:44 PM
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ok sounds good. should i get new leaves considering the ones on the truck are the originals from 94? anything else i'll need to change to do this? sorry again if im asking too many questions.
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:46 PM
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your stock leaves should be fine, the only other thing I'd look into is a raised Transmission x member and a raised radius arm member, both are optional, but they will give you more clearance.
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:56 PM
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ok cool thanks alot for all the help and info.
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:58 PM
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No problem!
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yea he pretty much summed it all up.
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:33 PM
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Hey Brian's here lol Welcome to FRF!
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:05 PM
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put a fat bitch in the bed.

or just call brian and order up some dream beemz. you can buy me a set while your at it too
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Old 01-15-2010, 01:48 AM
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Gotta watch dropping too low bc that motor will lower it a inch or two due to the weight make sure the front springs are strong enough to support the weight
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Old 01-15-2010, 10:19 AM
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lol thanks guys, I dont wana push the advertising over here with only a couple posts haha and I don't know what the rules are on this site yet.
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