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Old 03-18-2010, 07:38 PM
Dimis Dimis is offline
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Default how far can i drop?

i have a 2001 XLT and want to know how far i can drop and still be able to drive without adjustable suspension?

what parts would i need?

ive looked into the axle flip and the bracket flip for the rear can i do these both and still be able to drive?

i know id have to c notch my frame probably to do that

that takes care of the rear but how low can i go in the front?

im running stock rims and tires

can i use a smaller profile tire and drop further?

also i will want to slam this truck and bag it later will this be couter productive or will this be a good start?

the final step for me is lay the frame on the ground with airbags
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Old 03-18-2010, 07:43 PM
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Default Re: how far can i drop?

shit you can go like 5/7,

get a djm 4/5 kit, replace the 2 inch coils with 3 inch coils, and then flip your hangers aswell as install the flip kit.
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Old 03-18-2010, 07:47 PM
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Default Re: how far can i drop?

anyone have a pic of a 5/7 drop?

what about lower profile tires can i go lower if they are slimmer?
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Old 03-18-2010, 07:58 PM
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Default Re: how far can i drop?

your gonna be hard pressed to find a truck on here with a 5/7. RPS is more geared toward the street truck scene.

this is a good link to get some ideas

http://www.rangerpowersports.com/for...d.php?t=251827
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Old 03-18-2010, 08:41 PM
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Default Re: how far can i drop?

If your planning on bagging it I would just go 4/5 for now and start saving, you will need the DJM arms when you bag the front. Do you have a standard or extended cab?
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Old 03-18-2010, 08:46 PM
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Default Re: how far can i drop?

standard cab and wouldnt i get the arms in a DJM kit for me to lower it either way?

sorry im a complete n00b and this is my first truck
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Old 03-18-2010, 08:57 PM
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Default Re: how far can i drop?

brian i just went to your website (as recommended on a few forums)
you seem to be the man to talk to
i have a few more questions about slamming the truck
like i said this is my very first go at a pickup most of my experience is cars and going faster
i plan on doing a 5.0 swap eventualy too can i still airbag the truck or should i just do a static drop?
i dont need the truck to do 9 second quarters but i want it to be a street beast and still look good
thats why i want to have it slammed on its frame ive always loved that about mini trucks but im a performance guy at heart

also how much travel can you get out of bags?
like whats a good safe drivable hight if im still able to drop it flat when its parked?
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