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Old 03-30-2010, 05:04 PM
94WalkerTexasRanger 94WalkerTexasRanger is offline
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Default bouncy ride

Hey I have a 94 xlt and the suspension is really bouncy. Is that the way all the older ones ride or will new shocks firm up the ride?
(I was thinking of installing 4 new shocks but keeping the same springs)

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Old 03-31-2010, 10:06 AM
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Default Re: bouncy ride

"Really bouncy" is hard to gauge on a forum, but the Ranger is definitely not a Cadillac. I think you're on the right track though, 16 year old shocks can definitely hinder the ride.
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Old 03-31-2010, 10:11 AM
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I'd rather really bouncy than hella stiff.... Thats just me lol
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:49 AM
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I'd rather really bouncy than hella stiff.... Thats just me lol
You ever driven a bouncy vehicle? I drove a newish Dodge Dakota and compared to my Ranger that thing was super bouncy, I remember seeing my headlight beams bouncing up and down as I drove down the freeway... granted it was a softer ride, I didn't feel like I had the same control over it.
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Old 04-08-2010, 01:13 AM
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Default Re: bouncy ride

hello. i have a 1993 xlt. i also have the bouncy ride on the highway and have replaced the shocks front and back and it still is bouncy. what can i do? also can the drivers side rear shock mount be removed and a new one put on. the nut on that side won't come off. it just keeps turning in one spot. thanks for the help. the truck has 196,00 on it.
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